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Yes, always
54%
In most cases
22%
In some cases
14%
No, it is not necessary.
8%
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Question: Do I need to hire a licensed electrician to install a GFCI outlet?
Top Answer (54% of 35 votes): Yes, always.

Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: I would recommend it too, even simple things can expose other problems than unknowledgeable people can miss.
Aegis Electric LLC
Answer: No, it is not necessary.
Explanation: not necessary, but it should be what the customer feels the most comfortable with
Electrical Services Inc.
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Some municipalities do not require a permit or provide trade licensing, but most do and you should always check with your local municipality.
Construct Boss
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: That depends if you are the legal home owner. A home owner can all ways take a Home Owners permit out and do the work them self's. The most important thing is to correctly wire the line and loads and make sure that the grounding is correct
D B Electric
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: A licensed electrician needs to install all new branch circuit
My Electrician
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Fire hasard dangerous
Advanced Electrical Solutions LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Always hire pro
Gacem Electric
Answer: No, it is not necessary.
Explanation: Replacement. No permit needed
Kristoff Electric
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Some townships for Twitter electrician of outs your house
Advanced Electrical and Energy
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: you should
Jove Electric
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: In Texas if you own the house and live in it, and it is in an unincorporated area, you do not need a licensed electrician to install a GFCI outlet.
LED Electrical Services
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: GFCI is an outlet to protect against a short in ground such as water. This will immediately shut off the outlet when water or ground is detected and prevents death and injury. Thus type of outlet shall be performed by an experienced and licensed person.
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