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How Do You Wire a Two Way Switch and Light Using Singles?


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

There are several methods used to wire two way or three-way switches, and it depends on what the wire configuration or layout is for your application…

Electrical Question from Iona about Light Switch Wiring.

Received from Iona a Homeowner in Wales

Question: How do you wire a two way switch and light using singles?

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question.
Hi Iona – Please refer to the wiring diagrams found within the website. There are several methods used to wire two way or three-way switches, and it depends on what the wire configuration or layout is for your application. For example, where the power comes into the circuit and which switch location wires directly to the light fixture.

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