Was replacing a bunch of old and painted over outlets and light switches, so, am replacing them all (they were old looking anyway). As well, the outlet in our bathroom wasn't a GFCI plug, so, wanted to get that straightened away.
So here's my predicament.
In the bathroom, there's a lightswitch for the overhead lighting, and an outlet. The outlet always has power.
Here's how it was wired up before. (for purposes of the diagram, the thick wire is the black wire, the thin one is the white wire) (oh, I've neglected to draw in the ground wire, but it is there - and disregard the dotted green line . . . didn't deselect in visio when I was drawing
Thought I would just replicate that, and all would be good.
But I got the new GFCI plug, but it's got the bottom two terminals taped off, and mentions I shouldn't uncover them unless I have two wires providing power to the plug . . . which I don't.
So . . . now I'm confused what to do with that "left over" white wire. Should I just connect the two white wires together in the new plug? Or should I be doing something completely different?
Thanks for an advice in advance.