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I keep reading it's bad to replace a two prong outlet with

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I keep reading it's bad to replace a two prong outlet with the three prong outlet but is it really that big of a deal?
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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 25 days ago
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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 25 days ago

Yes !

Even if an outlet box isn't grounded, installing a GFCI in it will still protect you (and your tools and appliances) from ground faults. But an ungrounded GFCI can't safeguard sensitive electronics, such as a computer or phone, from the interference caused by stray currents. The National Electrical Code requires you to stick a label on the receptacle that reads, "No equipment ground." These labels come in the box with a new GFCI.

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