Pelletier's Home Inspection
Alfred Leo Pelletier, CMI, HI 36
Home Inspector State of Rhode Island
Providence 02901, West Warwick 02893, Coventry 02816, Rhode Island
State of Florida Licensed Home Inspector HI 36
Comprehensive, Four-Point, Pre-Listing Home Inspections
401-585-4951 *Rhode Island
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Installing a 4-prong electric dryer by Alfred Leo Pelletier, CMI, HI 36
Orange 10-3 Romex NM-B W/G Wire
Double Pole, 30 Amp
The procedure outlined in the NEC code requiring 4-wire cords for dryers
and ranges results in an electrical modification that separates the ground
from the neutral so that the two are not carried on the same wire. After the
proper installation of a new 4-wire dryer cord, there is an increased margin
of safety from electrical shock.