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Electrical Wiring for a Range Hood Exhaust Fan

By Dave Rongey

How to Locate Electrical Power for a Range Hood Fan: I am installing a new range hood exhaust fan, how can I get power to it?


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Ceiling Fan Wiring From a Wall Outlet

By Dave Rongey

How a Wall Outlet and Switch Can Be used to Power a Ceiling Fan. Wiring From a Wall Outlet and Switch for a Ceiling Fan may be made with a simple wiring modification at the outlet which will change this but you it must be modified only if the new function will work for you.


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Wiring for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

By Dave Rongey

The Basics of Installing Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan: Answers to all of your questions about installing a bath exhaust fan and your bathroom exhaust fan replacement project.


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3-Way Dimmer Switch Compatibility

By Dave Rongey

Understanding 3-Way Dimmer Switch Compatibility – When using two or more dimmer switches they must be compatible with each other. Some brands will require you to have Master and Slave units, such as Lutron.


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Replacing a Three Position Light Fixture Switch

By Dave Rongey

Replacing a Rotary Switch for a Three Level Light Fixture – The light fixture that you are describing uses what is called a Rotary – Three Way switch. This type of rotary three way switch is used in a variety of light fixtures that have three levels of lighting.


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Understanding Light Switch Wiring

By Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Light Switch: I am trying to start the wiring for a switch to an overhead light.


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Switch Wiring for a Ceiling Fan and Recessed Lights

By Dave Rongey

How do I wire a ceiling fan from a switch box that controls other fixtures? How to Install Wiring for a Light Switch that controls a Ceiling Fan and Recessed Lights.


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How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems

By Dave Rongey

How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.


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Wiring Connections When Replacing a Light Fixture

By Dave Rongey

How do I connect the light fixture wires to my ceiling electrical box wiring? Electrical Wiring Connections for Light Fixture, Best Practices When Replacing Light Fixtures.


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Locating Power for New Switch Wiring

By Dave Rongey

How to Locate a Power Source for a New Light Switch: Why an Existing Light Switch Might Not Work as a Power Source.


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Installing a Occupancy Sensor Switch for a Bath Exhaust Fan

By Dave Rongey

How is a Occupancy Sensor wired to control a bathroom exhaust fan? Wiring a Motion Occupancy Switch: Wiring Diagram for a Motion Detector Occupancy Switch.


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Circuit Wiring for a Sub-Panel

By Dave Rongey

How to Install a Sub-Panel: Wiring for a Sub-Panel, Necessary Planning When Installing an Electrical Sub-Panel and the main feeder cable.


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Electrical Wiring Conversions for Clothes Dryers

By Dave Rongey

How To Convert a Clothes Dryer Electrical Cord and Outlet – The 240 Volt and 250 Volt Dryer Outlets are actually one in the same, however the plug configurations may be different.


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Electrical Wiring Diagrams and Symbols

By Dave Rongey

Identifying Electrical Diagram Symbols: Electrical symbols are used to identify the various components that are used when installing electrical circuits and devices – The electrical symbols for outlets switches light fixtures panels and more.


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How to Add a Light Fixture or Two

By Dave Rongey

How to Add Light Fixtures: Access to Existing Electrical Wiring, Will the New Light Require a Separate Switch, and an Easier Way to Add a Light and Switch.


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The Difference Between a Wall Outlet and a Floor Outlet

By Dave Rongey

Floor Outlet Characteristics and Components: I would like to install a 15 amp floor outlet, are their specific codes that involve floor outlets?


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