GFI adding WH

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

  1. Spook

    Spook New Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    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

    Jan 6, 2010
    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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