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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.


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.


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.


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.


Installing Electrical Wiring For Light Fixtures

By Dave Rongey

How do you connect 3 light fixtures to 1 switch?


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.


Hot Light Fixtures Can Lead To A Fire

By Dave Rongey

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


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…


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?


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…