The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) advises homeowners to test GFCIs.
GFCIs (ground fault circuit interrupters) save hundreds of lives each year, but like all mechanical devices they can fail or their circuitry can simply wear out. Learning how to test them can help identify GFCIs that need replacement.
Gary DeWitt, a Certified CREIA Inspector demonstrates how to test GFCIs in this video.
To read the entire press release, please visit: creia.org/assets/creia_gfci_test_alert_02-2016.pdf
To find a CERTIFIED CREIA Inspector, please visit: creia.org/find-an-inspector-