What is the difference between GFCI and AFCI?
The first thing to know is what these things are actually called so it helps to remember the difference. GFCI stands for ground fault circuit interrupter and AFCI is arc fault circuit interrupter. These two things will almost look identical but do completely different things. This article is not going to describe exactly what is going on with these devices but to explain it in a way that you will understand what it is for, which is the important part. GFCI This device is made