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Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, whether installed on outlets or circuit breakers, are designed to prevent shocks and electrocution. They sense "leaks" of electricity between the power and ground wires. Tiny leaks will cause the GFCI to trip and turn off power to the outlet. GFCI outlets are co...
My 4-year-old has practiced fire safety. She has asked questions about the fire alarms in the house and what to do if there is a fire. It's a 100-year-old house. She's no dummy. I keep telling her when she is a little bigger, we will show her how to use the ladder that would go out of one of the ...