Options for Wiring Bedroom Lighting
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How to Wire Lighting for a Bedroom and Decide Fixture Types and Light Switch Options
How to Wire Lighting for a Bedroom
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Bedroom Lighting Requirements
Planning Fixture Types and Light Switch Options
- Bedrooms should either have a wall outlet or an overhead light that is controlled by a wall switch located at the entry of the bedroom.
- If the bedroom does not have a ceiling light then an available power source may be located and extended to the desired location and wired to be controlled by the wall switch.
- Light fixtures should be selected before the electrical wiring is installed for the light and the switch or dimmer when the light fixture will not be the standard 120 volt.
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