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Nov 03 2011 · Three Prong Outlet Vs Four Prong Cord November 3 2011 5 Comments in Electric Code Violations Electrical Services General Residential Electrical by Tim Jackson If you own a home that was built prior to the mid 90’s and have had to replace your electric clothes dryer or range you have most likely run into the dilemma of how to plug

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