Now that chargers for phones and tablets are becoming increasingly popular, there’s a new demand for usb ports to be added to outlets.
There are several ways to make sure your USB port outlet is GFCI protected. They include: An GFCI USB outlet combo receptacle and USB adapters.
A ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) a type of circuit breaker that protects the house wires from overheating and causing a possible fire.
An USB outlet has ports where an USB charger can be inserted. This can come in handy when there’s multiple people wanting to charge their phones or iPads.
If you are unsure about whether your outlet with the USB adapter is GFCI protected or not, then consult with your local electrician or someone that is knowledgeable about electricity work.
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