GFI adding WH

Discussion in 'Water Heater Forum, Tanks' started by Spook, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Spook

    Spook New Member

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    Can I plug a 110 water heater into a GFI protected outlet, or will it trip everytime it cycles?
     
  2. Hackney plumbing

    Hackney plumbing Homeowner

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    You can if you dont exceed the amperage of the outlet and wire. It should have its own circuit. A dedicated outlet/circuit for that water heater only.
     
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