Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

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What is a ground fault circuit interrupter?

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

Electrical safety starts from the inside out. Therefore, take the time to purchase a ground-fault circuit interrupter if you live in an older home that may not have these installed. This outlet cover safety works by stopping electricity from leaking out of your outlet cover. Either replace your existing outlets with new ground fault circuit interrupters to make your home safer, or use a plug-in or portable model. Ground-fault circuit interrupters are particularly important safety outlet covers to use in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room.

   

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