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Articles about Fixtures


Light Fixture Ground Wire Attachment

By Dave Rongey

How to Ground a Light Fixture: The ground wire of the incoming electrical circuit should be bonded to the electrical junction box, and the ground wire of the fixture should be grounded as well.


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How To Wire Switches for a Chandelier Light Fixture

By Dave Rongey

Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.


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Wiring Connections for a Light Fixture

By Dave Rongey

I am trying to replace a light fixture, how should I connect the wires? How to Make the Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Identifying the Colors of the Wires and Where to Connect the Wires.


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How To Move Light Fixture to a New Location

By Dave Rongey

How to Extend Light Fixture Wiring to a New Location: The Procedure For Extending or Moving Light Fixture Wiring.


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Installing Electrical Wiring For Light Fixtures

By Dave Rongey

How do you connect 3 light fixtures to 1 switch?


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Bayonet Style Energy Efficient Bulb Problem

By Dave Rongey

Considerations When Replacing Bayonet Pin Bulbs: I tried to change the lampshade on the ceiling light, the original bulb was a Phillips bayonet style energy efficient bulb (NB 2 pin bayonet fitting), It did not fit into the socket easily.


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Hot Light Fixtures Can Lead To A Fire

By Dave Rongey

How to Make Sure a Light Bulb is Safe for Your Light Fixture


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How To Repair Fixture Wiring

By Dave Rongey

I accidentally screwed a metal screw in to a fixture wire and the light stopped working. I back the screw out and put black tape on the wire where I damaged it, turned on, but it still will not turn on…


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Light Fixture Conversions and Electrical Safety

By Dave Rongey

I want to convert a brand new hard wire fixture to a plug in – is this safe to do?


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Heavy Light Fixtures and Ceiling Boxes

By Dave Rongey

The previous lights I took down must have been to heavy for the circular box in the ceiling and now the plaster has broken away and the box is low on one side…


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