Can you put a switch on a GFCI outlet?
GFCIs receptacles cannot be switched, nor can they be split. Best bet is to use a GFCI breaker in the panel, then you can use regular receptacles that you can split and switch, and everything will be protected.
How do you wire a GFCI outlet and combo switch?
Wiring a Switched GFCI Combo Outlet To do this, simply connect the upper wire (there are two builtin wires on the back side of GFCI) to the line terminal of GFCI while the second wire should be wired to the incoming line (phase, live or hot) wire.
Will a GFCI work with a dimmer switch?
GFI (ground fault interrupter) outlets sense amperage imbalances between the hot and neutral wires of an electrical circuit. You can connect a dimmer switch with basic electrical circuit knowledge and the proper tools.
Do bathroom switches need to be GFCI protected?
Do All Outlets in a Bathroom Need to Be GFCI? As mentioned above, GFCI protection is required for any electrical outlets or switches that are in the area where you could get wet while using your bathroom. This includes the bathtub area, sink area, and shower stall.
Should bathroom lights be on GFCI?
You might not be aware of it, but your bathroom lights could pose a safety hazard in the event that you have an electrical short. This is because GFCI (ground fault circuit interruption) protection is only required for outlets and switches, not light fixtures unless they are above the shower area.
Will LED lights work on a GFCI circuit?
Electrical Problem with an LED Light Tripping a GFCI Outlet The GFCI Outlet must be wired from the wiring of the same circuit, therefore the wiring must be contiguous, and not connected to other circuit wires because this could cause the GFI Outlet to trip, but there is more to this problem as described below.
Can the outlets in a bathroom be on the same circuit as the lights?
No lighting outlets or other equipment can be fed from the same circuit feeding the bathroom receptacles. For example, a one-family dwelling has two bathrooms and a duplex receptacle has been installed in each. One 20-ampere branch circuit can supply power to both bathroom receptacles but cannot feed anything else.
Can I use 15 amp GFCI in bathroom?
Do you? Kitchens and bathrooms should always have 20 amp gfci outlets. However, you must be using number 12 wire for 20 amp gfci or regular outlets If your wiring is number 14 guage then use a 15 amp. So, the wire size and breaker size together should be rated for 20 amps!