ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
by gfretwell. 03/20/18 12:06 AM
Recall notice: Southwire wi-fi wall switches
by sparkyinak. 03/15/18 06:03 PM
Goodman Manufacturing Recalls Modular Blowers
by Admin. 03/13/18 10:40 PM
MAAX Spas Recalls Hot Tubs and Swim Spas
by Admin. 03/13/18 10:29 PM
New in the Gallery:
Housebilding DIY wiring
SE cable question
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 30 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
grounding problems #216181
10/24/15 12:04 AM
10/24/15 12:04 AM
grifftech  Offline OP
New Member
Joined: Oct 2015
Posts: 1
United States
I am not licensed but I do know that the ground wire is supposed to be connected to the device in the box . The idiot who wired our house forgot to ground most of the switches and one outlet.

Last edited by grifftech; 10/24/15 12:06 AM.
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: grounding problems [Re: grifftech] #216184
10/24/15 02:08 PM
10/24/15 02:08 PM
gfretwell  Offline

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,185
Are you sure they are not "self grounding" devices, (assuming metal boxes)?

Greg Fretwell


2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman


Member Spotlight
Posts: 22
Joined: August 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 5
Admin 5
Popular Topics(Views)
244,415 Are you busy
181,531 Re: Forum
171,579 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.022s Queries: 15 (0.005s) Memory: 0.9418 MB (Peak: 1.0552 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-03-20 07:57:04 UTC