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How To Wire A Single Pole Switch


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire a Light Switch: How I can wire a single pole switch for my ceiling lights? Wiring Diagrams to Help You Wire a Light Switch,

Wiring Diagrams for Wiring a Single Pole Light Switch

Electrical Question: How I can wire a single pole switch for my ceiling lights?

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This electrical question came from: Ralph, a Handyman from Golden, Mississippi.
Additional Comments: Website is very helpful THANKS! RALPH

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How to Wire a Light Switch

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Application: Wiring a Light Switch.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best if  installed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the light circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional fixture wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
Materials: Make sure the replacement light switch has the same amperage and voltage rating as the original switch, and is fully compatible with the electrical circuit, the light fixture and the type of light bulbs being used.

Wiring Diagrams to Help You Wire a Single Light Switch

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