Electrician Training Electrical Certification
wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electric 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
Home Wiring Book 3 Way Switch Dimmer Switches Wiring Outlets GFCI Outlet


Wiring Light Switches and Fixtures


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire Light Switches and Light Fixtures

How to Wire Light Switches and Light Fixtures

Electrical Question: I am installing a 4 gang switch box. The ceiling will be a drop ceiling so I am running the 14/2 wire to a junction box. The switch wiring and the fixture wire all go the junction box. I have deep depth boxes and I’m using the large red wire nuts. The wiring I’m using is the  NM type. The main power source line is also going to be run straight to the Junction box. How should the wiring be connected? The switches are standard switches.

This electrical question came from: Dean, a Homeowner from South Elgin, Illinois.
See more about Home Wiring for Illinois

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

Wiring Light Switches and Light Fixtures

Understanding Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches

Wiring Switches and Light Fixtures

Electrical Wiring Configurations for Switches and Light Fixtures

RESOURCES

How to Wire a Switch
electrical-switches

Wiring a Light Switch – Diagram 1

Wiring Diagrams
Fully Explained Light Switch Wiring Diagrams. Detailed Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Pictures assist your Home Electrical Projects.

Electrical Wire for the Home

Guide to 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.

Home Electrical Junction Boxes
electrical-wiring

Electrical Junction Boxes for Home Wiring

Understanding electrical junction boxes and what they are used for. Home electrical wiring is the process of installing electrical wire to a location that will serve electrical devices or an appliance. One very important component is the box where the wire will be installed. The type and size of the home wiring electrical boxes will depend upon the circuit size, application and its location.

You identified your project to be about Light Switch Wiring, so you might find this information useful:

Light Switch Wiring
Light Switch Wiring

Wiring a Light Switch – Diagram 1

Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common switches starting with photo diagram 1.



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 Wiring





Click the banner to Ask an Electrical Question:
electrical question