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Old 05-05-2019, 09:33 PM   #1
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Finished a deck for a friend (paying) and found out that their GFI trips whenever it rains and can be reset the next day when things dry out. Had an electrician out and he claims he fixed it, but when it rained?? Repeated the tripping process.

Any idea where to start with this problem?
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Finished a deck for a friend (paying) and found out that their GFI trips whenever it rains and can be reset the next day when things dry out. Had an electrician out and he claims he fixed it, but when it rained?? Repeated the tripping process.

Any idea where to start with this problem?
Is the outlet covered with a weatherproof cover, including gasket? Start there.

And get the electrician back to address it. He has a professional duty to get his keister back to help solve it. Claim denied.

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Had something similar to this once. Replacing railings on a covered porch, screw hit a wire that was buried in a wrapped support post.
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Spider cobbwebs can sometimes act like that from rain, or even dew.
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