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i can do it 03-13-2011 12:32 PM

gfi breaker or faceless gfi
 
Faceless GFCI or GFCI Breaker? installing an air tub in upstairs bathroom in normal tub space, should i use a gfi breaker or dead front gfi? what would you use if you had a choice? i know a dead front would be convienent if it trips, but if its installed right, it shouldnt really trip that much so a breaker would be good as well. if using dead front where should it be located? not under skirt of course.

J. V. 03-13-2011 12:41 PM

Whats a dead front?

i can do it 03-13-2011 12:49 PM

sorry, faceless gfci or blank front gfci . i was reading another post and they called it a dead front gfci, it was stuck in my head, somone gave the same answer you did lol.

Jim Port 03-13-2011 01:27 PM

The deadfront GFI will be about 1/3 the cost of a GFI breaker.

mpoulton 03-13-2011 05:52 PM

I'd install a dead front GFCI on a wall nearby. It's cheaper than a GFCI breaker, and more convenient to reset.


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