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How can I wire 2 lights controlled by 5 switches?


This can be easily done using the 4-way switch wiring diagram, placing three 4-way switches between two…



How do I wire my Rain Bird Sprinkler Timer?


They mention common wire,valve hot wires, but not enough to know about the lead wires…



Can I use a 23 watt CFL in a 75 watt lamp socket?


I have a lamp that says use up to 75 watt bulb. If I use the new type 100 watt that only uses 23 watts of electricity will it….



How do I wire new light fixtures to old electrical wiring?


The wiring coming out of the wall looks like two black insulated wires and no copper or bare wires. No third wire at all…



How do I wire interconnected AC powered smoke detectors?


Fully explained wiring instructions complete with a picture series of an installation and wiring diagrams can be found here in the Smoke Detector area here in this website…



How do I connect wiring in my ceiling junction box?


I tried pretty much every combination possible to hook up a 2-light ceiling fixture in the hallway, and none are working. I found out that now the bathroom light right off that hallway is no longer working too…



I am installing a ceiling fan in my living room


I am attempting to connect it to a switch that controls a 2 plug receptacle which appears to be a end of the run circuit…



How do I connect two fluorescent light fixtures together?


Depending on the containment of the fixtures, how far the fixtures will be apart and if the wiring will be vulnerable to damage you could either use…



Can I splice 5 hot wires together in one wirenut?


The answer is yes as long as you use the right size wire nut for the size of the wires that you are splicing. To help you select the right size wirenut ….



What to do with the red wire from the ceiling fan remote unit


If your fan does not have a light installed with it then just cap off the red wire and make your connections for the…



My new ceiling fans trip the circuit breaker


If the circuit trips off immediately then this could be a short in the circuit wiring or components. If the circuit trips after the ceiling fans have…



How Do It Connect The Ceiling Fan Wires?


These are the typical wiring connections for ceiling fans….



Adding An Air Conditioner With a 9 Amp Rating


Unfortunately most room air conditioners require a dedicated circuit. Depending on how loaded the 20 amp bedroom outlet circuit is….



Circuit Breaker Trips In Home Wiring


I would disconnect the ceiling fan from the black wire, cap the black wire, reset the circuit breaker and turn the wall switch on again. If the circuit breaker trips off again then…



DANGER – Do Not Power Wash Your Fixtures or Outlets!


Question: I have a property light mounted over my garage door. I was hosing off the garage and sprayed the light and heard a pop sound. Answer: Spraying ANY electrical device with water is EXTREMELY Dangerous!



Can I splice behind drywall with or without an electrical box?


You may not conceal any electrical splice. All electrical splices or wiring modifications must be contained in an approved electrical enclosure that is…



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