Bathroom Light Switch Wiring Diagrams
Where do all the wires connect to a light switch? Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Light Switch with Wiring Diagrams.
How to Wire a Bathroom Light Switch
I’m replacing a light fixture in a bathroom.
- The bathroom also includes an exhaust fan, no light, two separate switches for light and exhaust fan.
- The connections from light to box are black to red wire, white to white wire, ground to green wire.
- There are also two cream wires coming out of box that I assume are for the fan.
- Do they connect to the hot wires red/black or to each other to complete the circuit?
This electrical question came from: Trudy, a Homeowner from Vernon Hills, Illinois.
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Thanks for your home electrical question Trudy.
Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Light Switch with Wiring Diagrams
- Trudy the cream color wires should be verified, however each function for a light or exhaust fan will require a hot, neutral and ground wire to be connected to a voltage source and through the wall switch.
- Once the power source has been verified then the connections should be clear.
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