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fortunately much of the electrical in the house is updated and i have a good ground back at the panel, at least i assume i do.a lot of the updating was done around 1995 by a certified electrician.Thus, a single 15 amp breaker is repalced by a double 15 amp breaker providing two breaker circuits in a single slot.I had an older house where we had to use several of these to accomodate the number of sperately protected circuits that we needed.They are expensive compared to regular breakers, but the wiring was inspected and approved after we put them in.
something i did notice is that at least two circuits are joined to a fuse inside the panel, not in external junction boxes.The cable is in really quite good condition and I wouldn't see a need to replace it if it weren't for the lack of ground. The most common way to do that is with a ground rod pounded into the ground near the panel.At least one of the outlets is less than five feet from a copper water pipe in the basement. Water pipes used to be used for the ground system in years past, however when plastic pipe is used, you will lose the ground. Yes and you can view the International Residential Code (IRC) for free here Free Resources.Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. Over ,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. The way I understand this page about GFCI outlets: (a) GFCI outlets can fail after about 10 years, making them unable to detect faults, (b) when outlets made after 2006 fail, they shut off power automatically, and (c) pre-2006 outlets fail silently: they can't detect faults but they continue to provide power.
The two HOT wires are not both connected under the same screw on the fuse or breaker.