Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable

How To Wire A Single Pole Switch

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?

Thanks.

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

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

How to Wire a Light Switch

wiring a light switch
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

More about Light Switch Wiring
Light Switch Wiring
Light Switch Wiring
Wiring a Light Switch – Diagram 1

Wiring Diagrams

Electrical Wire for the Home

electrical wire
electrical-wire
Electrical Wire for the Home
Complete listing of electrical wire types and parts used for home projects with electrical code information serves as selection guidelines.

This link is helpful as a Handyman
Do-It-Yourself Electrical



Learn How to Wire it Right with my
Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Includes:
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electrical Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

» Click here to learn more about Home Electrical Wiring «
  repair electrical wiring  


MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC: Light Switch

COMMENTS and QUESTIONS

COMMENT and QUESTION FORM


Add your Comment or Quick Electrical Question about:
How To Wire A Single Pole Switch

NOTE: It helps to provide detailed information about your Quick Electrical Question:
Please Include the following in the Form Below:
  • Your Location:
  • Your State, Country or General Location
  • Your Project:
  • What is being wired?
  • Device or Equipment Brand Name and Model #
  • Your Home Dwelling, or Location of the Project:
  • Is this a Home, Apartment, Condo, Flat, etc.?
  • About how old is the dwelling?
  • About You, Are you a:
  • Homeowner
  • Electrician or Contractor
  • Inspector
  • Student or Teacher
Remember, The more info I have, the better I can help you!
Thank You So Much.

To Ask a Detailed Question Click Here:Home Electrical Question and get an Instant Reply.