Open Grounds HOW TO FIX

Open Grounds in Receptacles

Open grounds in three prong receptacles are a common issue found in older homes. This is an unsafe condition and should be corrected.  The repair is fairly simple and does not require rewiring the home as some mistakenly believe.  Only those circuits with the ungrounded receptacles are required to be addressed.  This is usually no more than 3 or 4 circuits in a normal home.

The National Electrical Code allows three simple solutions. Continue reading “Open Grounds HOW TO FIX”