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Ok to have 2 GFI 's sideby side in kitchen?

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I removed a wall switch in the kitchen that use to control the disposal. It was in a double box next to a seperately wired GFI outlet. Is it acceptable to put another GFI in place of the old switch? The new GFI would get power from a nearby regular wall outlet. Or should the new GFI be powered right from the panel?
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There's no need to put another GFI on the same circuit. You can add a regular receptacle from the load side of the current GFI. There are usually stickers across those terminals...but maybe not. At any rate it will say LOAD next to them.

Using that side (LOAD side) will protect the regular receptacle just like it was a GFI.
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