MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘GFCI outlets’

An Outlet Isn’t Working: Why This Isn’t Necessarily a “Small” Problem

Monday, January 25th, 2016

You have many outlets in your house, and you probably use most of them. In fact, a few may have a large electrical demand placed on them through a power strip. At times, you might discover an outlet isn’t working, providing no power to anything plugged into it. It’s easy to dismiss this as a minor problem and just use a different plug, planning to “get around” it until you have the outlet repaired at some future point.

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What Are GFCI Outlets and Does My Home Need Them?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

The demands placed on the electrical systems of homes have risen immensely over the last few decades. Even within the previous ten years, the amount of power required for the numerous appliances, computers, and recharging stations in homes has grown immensely. Residential electrical systems have evolved to meet this increase in demand.

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