Wiring a Wall Switch to a Light


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture


Wiring Diagrams for Wiring Wall Switches

I’m adding a wall switch to a light that has a switch on a cord out of the wall.

  1. The switch is going into another box which has power as well with a switch to another light.
  2. I need to know if I should go with power from the box or from the light.
  3. Which would be easier and detailed wiring diagram etc.

Not three ways!

This electrical question came from: Michael, a Handyman from Newport beach CA

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

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