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Articles about Electrical Wiring: Light Switch



Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?

December 21, 2016 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.

How To Wire Two Light Switches

January 4, 2017 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Wire Two Light Switches to Control One Light Fixture? The Key to Wiring Light Switches, Three Way Switches and Four Way Switches.

Fixing Lost Electrical Power in a Garage

October 5, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage – Be sure about the condition of the circuit breakers or fuses. Circuit breakers may appear to be in the ON position when they may be tripped OFF.

You Replaced A Light Switch – Now Things Do Not Work Right

July 5, 2010 by Dave Rongey

How the Repair what my Husband Just Fixed….now when I turn off the bathroom light it turns off all power to the adjoining bedroom….

How do I wire power to more than one light switch?

June 11, 2010 by Dave Rongey

The power must be fed separately to each switch that you would like to operate independently…

Electrical Question from Mike about Light Switch Wiring

June 2, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Question: My hallway light can be accessed from 3 different light switches. I am trying to replace one with a clipsal No. 31 switch with 4 connections on the back. I have 2 sets of wires to connect with a white & a red coming out of each.
I thought I had copied it accurately however none of the 3 switches which access this light now work.

Electrical Question from Ursula about Light Switch Wiring

May 31, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room.

Electrical Question From John About Light Switch Wiring

May 29, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Question: I changed light bulb in bedroom five light ceiling fixture with an energy efficient bulb (the switch is on a dimmer) and as soon as turned on switch the lights stopped working.

Electrical Question From a Beginner About Troubleshooting

June 2, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Question: I live in a modular home. Recently, the lights went off in one room. The circuit breaker had flipped off. When I checked the circuit breaker I noticed it was warm to the touch.