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What is the difference between a weather resistant GFCI and a standard GFCI?

Weather resistant devices have nickel plated contacts and mounting straps to prevent corrosion. They are also shipped with stainless steel mounting screws.

Weather Resistant Receptacles offer protection from rain, snow, ice, moisture, and humidity when properly installed in an approved weather protective or while-inuse cover. Weather resistant receptacles are for use in any residential or commercial outdoor location. Designed with enhanced nylon and corrosion resistant metal components Weather resistant receptacles are extra durable. Combine WR receptacles with any of our WeatherBox While-in-Use Protective Covers for tough protection against the elements.  For additional information on our line of GFCI products click here.