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Older homes often have two-pronged outlets that need to be replaced with a Ground ... Some newer houses may likewise have an outlet that was not grounded ... The National Electrical Code requires all GFCIs within 5 feet of the floor to be ...

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Jun 9, 2013 ... http://www.VideoJoeKnows.com How to ground an old style electrical receptacle box (Part 1), is easy...when you know how. If you thought you ...

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Upgrade your outdated receptacles without the expense of rewiring. ... have the ground wires that protect people and electrical devices in case of a fault. ... of wiring commonly found in old houses—generally are grounded; the cable's flexible ...

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To change them out to grounded outlets isn't going to cost a ton, but you'll .... Very typical in older homes in the area. ... Many older homes have 2 prong plugs.

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Older wiring didn't have the ground.. as the years went by, standards changed ... Some homes without the ground wire, may be wired with BX or armored cable. ... trip when there is not the same amount of current flowing in both electrical lines.

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Most of the electrical outlets throughout the place are ungrounded. ... Older homes frequently have two-prong receptacles instead of the more ...

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Apr 18, 2009 ... ... old houses in the Twin Cities is ungrounded three prong outlets. ... The third prong on an outlet is commonly referred to as 'the ground', and it ... ungrounded three-prong outlet is to establish a continuous electrical path back ...

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Many older homes do not have grounding conductors in the older romex and are ... receptacle, and we might as well repeat this treatise here, just for old times sake. ... Section 110-12 of the NEC requires that electrical work be performed in a  ...

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Upgrading an older home to grounded electrical outlets can be ... may notice that the electrical outlets look a bit different than the ones in newer homes, with only ...

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If your electrical system is original to your pre-1940s house, you might have what's ... However, many older homes have ungrounded outlets - only two slots ...