Electricians Promote Your Business
Electricians
ProMatch
Directory
Cost Report
 

How often should GFCI outlets be tested to make sure they’re still functional?

Once a year
76%
1-2 years
3%
3-5 years
3%
5-10 years
3%
Unsure
13%
Next Question
Question: How often should GFCI outlets be tested to make sure they’re still functional?
Top Answer (76% of 30 votes): Once a year.

Answer: Unsure
Explanation: You're supposed to test every month.
Aegis Electric LLC
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: at least if not more
Electrical Services Inc.
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: Testing once a year is a good practice to detect failure.
Construct Boss
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: Do as the manufacturer recommends
My Electrician
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: manufacture suggests monthly
Advanced Electrical and Energy
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: You should always check the manufacturer specs on testing the GFCI and the proper techniques for testing them.
Seabreeze Electric
ProMatcher
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: At least once a year, probably once a month would be better.
LED Electrical Services
Answer: Once a year
Explanation: it should be tested with a gfci tester to insure proper ground fault
Advanced Home Automation
Answer: 5-10 years
Explanation: Once a month
Mark's Electrical
ProMatcher
Next Question
Find Local Pros
Free Electrical Fixture Installation Cost Estimates

Related Questions

How Much Does an Electrician Charge to Replace an Outlet?

How Much Does It Cost to Hang a Chandelier?

How Much Does It Cost to Install a 120V Outlet?

What is the most common reason for power outlet failure?Top answer: Circuit overload

Will a GFCI outlet eventually wear out?Top answer: Yes

Related Topics

Electrical Fixture Installation
Upgrade Electrical Panel or Wiring
Residential Electrical Contractors
Commercial Electrical Contractors


Free Cost Estimates   |   Electricians Directory   |   Electricians Cost Report   |   Free Business Listing



Home   |   Articles & Videos   |   Affiliates   |   Networking Groups   |   Search by Category

Terms of Use   |   Privacy   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Member Login

©2003-2018 - VentureStreet, LLC

Join Our Business Network