Resetting a GFCI Outlet

A GFCI outlets is a very important piece of electrical safety equipment, which is why modern electrical codes require the installation of GFCI outlets in kitchens, bathrooms, and anywhere else near water. In some cases GFCI outlets can trip without any major preceding event, and it may be necessary for you to reset the outlet in order to restore power to the electrical device plugged into the outlet. Watch this video to learn more about the importance of GFCI outlets and how to reset one after it trips.

If your GFCI outlets are constantly needing to be reset, it’s a strong indication that something is wrong with your home’s electrical system that requires the attention of a licensed residential electrician in Columbus . You should also get in touch with an electrical contractor if you live in an older home and don’t have GFCI outlets in your bathroom, kitchen, or wherever there are outlets located near a source of water.