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By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I have an existing circuit in my bedroom and want to add lighting with switches in the closet. I figure I need to add a junction box and connect into the existing circuit….

Wiring Diagrams for Bedroom Light Fixtures and Switches
Background: Justin, a Homeowner from Santa Clara, Ca

Question: I have an existing circuit in my bedroom and want to add lighting with switches in the closet. I figure I need to add a junction box and connect into the existing circuit. I am looking for a wiring diagram to for this type of situation. Any suggestions or guidance you can provide would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Justin.

The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:

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Home electrical wiring diagrams are an important tool for completing your electrical projects. An electrical wiring diagram can be as simple as a diagram showing how to install a new switch in your hallway, or as complex as the complete electrical blueprint for your new home or home improvement project.

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Understanding electrical junction boxes and what they are used for. Home electrical wiring is the process of installing electrical wire to a location that will serve electrical devices or an appliance. One very important component is the box where the wire will be installed. The type and size of the home wiring electrical boxes will depend upon the circuit size, application and its location.

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This wiring diagram and pictures explain the basic bedroom electrical code wiring requirements required for most new or remodel projects.

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