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Would you recommend installing AFCI outlets in every room of the house?

Yes, always
41%
In most cases
11%
In some cases
26%
No, never
17%
Not sure
2%
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Question: Would you recommend installing AFCI outlets in every room of the house?
Top Answer (41% of 34 votes): Yes, always.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I would recommend installing AFCI breakers so that the whole circuit is protected
Roche Electric & Consulting
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: There are a few exceptions, but Code requires this.
Aegis Electric LLC
Answer: No, never
Explanation: The best way to maximum system protection would be to utilize AFCI circuit breakers with GFCI outlets.
Construct Boss
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Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: For safety reasons, helps to protect against faulty wiring and electrical fires
My Electrician
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Code requires that every room in a house be protected by an arc fault breaker or device
Seabreeze Electric
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: For your own safety
Gacem Electric
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Answer: In some cases
Explanation: best protection is by a breaker in the panel. Some older panels may not have the option to install an afci breaker
Jove Electric
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: It is not the decision of the electrician, it is required by the national electrical code.
LED Electrical Services
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Is it safe to install my own GFCI outlet?Top answer: No

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