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Old 05-23-2012, 08:57 PM   #16
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Ok, dumb question. I thought GFCI were only needed for bath and kitchen where there is water. Why would a garage need it?
Outside receptacle, crawl spaces, unfinished basement, and garages. Concrete is a good ground..

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Ok, dumb question. I thought GFCI were only needed for bath and kitchen where there is water. Why would a garage need it?
Same reason. my garage gets wet for many different reasons. there are three big holes in the front that let all kinds of wet things in.
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Ok, dumb question. I thought GFCI were only needed for bath and kitchen where there is water. Why would a garage need it?
Even dry concrete is a very good conductor. A concrete floor is pretty much like a grounded metal slab.

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