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Do I need GFCI outlets for my washer and dryer?

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20%
Usually
11%
Sometimes
14%
Rarely
20%
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Question: Do I need GFCI outlets for my washer and dryer?
Top Answer (25% of 35 votes): Never.

Answer: Sometimes
Explanation: Only Washer
Roche Electric & Consulting
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: They require a 20 to 30 AMP Outlet and Breaker
Construct Boss
Answer: Usually
Explanation: Washer yes but not on the dryer
T&C Appliance/HVAC Repair
ProMatcher
Answer: Rarely
Explanation: most ashing machines are on a dedicated line which doesn't need a GFI
Advanced Electrical and Energy
Answer: Never
Explanation: The NEC don't require a GFCI for the washer machine but does require GFCI for receptacle in the laundry room.
P A ELECTRICAL INC.
Answer: Usually
Explanation: Washer yes, 240v dryer no
Jove Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: Sometimes
Explanation: Washer in some local cities.
LED Electrical Services
Answer: Sometimes
Explanation: washers should but not required for a dryer. A dryer is a 220 volt appliance & should be on its own dedicated circuit
La Rose Home Repair
Answer: Always
Explanation: New NEC requires!
EVA Electric, Inc.
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