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The outlet is in the correct place, they put the deck too far to the right.

I know. I suppose I posted this in the wrong category. Anyway, my write up included the suggestion of either extending the the deck or having another receptacle installed which would be accessible to people using the deck.

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Nah..that's too much work. Get one of those heavy gauge 2 or 3 ft extensions with a triple head on it and plug it in, thread it through the verticals and lay it on the deck. Mount a pointy wooden dowel on the inside of the weather cover with the point in contact with the reset button. Viola! or something like that...GFCI pops...deflect the cover with a stick to reset the breaker. Done.

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Nah..that's too much work. Get one of those heavy gauge 2 or 3 ft extensions with a triple head on it and plug it in, thread it through the verticals and lay it on the deck. Mount a pointy wooden dowel on the inside of the weather cover with the point in contact with the reset button. Viola! or something like that...GFCI pops...deflect the cover with a stick to reset the breaker. Done.

In Canada, if the receptacle is over 9 feet (3 meters) above the ground, a GFCI is not rquired. FYI, For Y'alls Info. [:)]

I have a picture of the extension cord upgrade.

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One outside each entry. Sparky did not know/guessed on location, or deck man changed his mind. Maybe somebody buried a septic tank where the deck was to be. Tank can be close as ten feet to house. I saw one house where the deck teetered on a beam with no leg on one end because one end of the deck encroached over the tank.

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