I was wondering if i could have one outlet control all counter outlets? I need to replace some and trying to do this cheaper.
I'm buying a property and trying to get it up to code.
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It depends on how your kitchen is wired. If one breaker controls all your kitchen counter outlets, you can replace the "first" outlet with a GFCI and protect the rest of them from it. If you have two or more breakers for the kitchen counter outlets then the "first" outlet on each circuit needs to be a GFIC. you could also change the breakers for your kitchen outlets to GFCI breakers.
Yes, any GFCI device can protect down line loads.
GFCI receptacles are no exception.
This requires attaching the downline hot and neutral to the LOAD terminals. This is the ONLY reason to use these terminals. Don't use them for anything else.
Outlets thus protected must get a sticker"GFCI Protected" or they will fail inspection.
Remember not to put the fridge on GFCI if you can avoid it!