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Yes, always
In most cases
In some cases
No, it is not necessary.
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Question: Do I need to hire a licensed electrician to install a GFCI outlet?
Top Answer (56% of 32 votes): Yes, always.

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
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: usually not . but some case you might
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
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: The state requires that all electrical work be proformed by a licensed electrical company or individual.
Seabreeze 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
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: License electrician is aware of risk and elimanate or prevent hazards from occurring. Hiring a electrician to install a GFCI can benefit with resolving other types of risk that may have a potential occurrence
Branch Power Services
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.
Advanced Home Automation
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Technically you need a permit for everything but most inspectors don't want you to waste their time.
DiBiagio Electrical Construction llc
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