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Converting a Light Switch into an Outlet


Can You Make a Light Switch into a Outlet? How to Wire a Light Switch to Become an Outlet.



Electrical Wiring for Closet Light Fixtures


How to Install Closet Lighting – This method of lighting for a closet is fine because the fluorescent light fixture provides an area that is approved for making the wiring connections and bonding the ground wire to the frame of the light fixture.



Why Track Lights Get Hot


I wired a track light but it is hot around the light is that common? Track Light Heads and High Heat Problems



Light Fixtures and Three Way Switches


How to Wire a Light Fixture to a 3-Way Switch: The easiest way to add another light fixture is to connect the additional light to an existing lighting fixture that is controlled by the three ways switches.



Wiring a Wall Switch to a Light


How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture



Light Switch Grounding and Position


How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.



How to Install Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture


Electrical Wiring Diagrams for Installing a Ceiling light in a Living Room. A ceiling box should be installed and the converted cable from the wall receptacle can be installed up to the new ceiling light fixture.



Power for Three Way Switches


Wiring 3-Way Switches: I have developed a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.



Electrical Wall Switch Variations


What types of switches are available for a garbage disposal? Wiring switches for a Light and Garbage Disposal.



Wiring a Switch for a Light Fixture


How can I identify light switch wiring? Light switch wiring for light fixtures, wiring diagrams about wiring light switches.



Fluorescent Light Fixtures with Hot Socket Wires


Why do fluorescent light socket wires getting hot? Why Fluorescent Light Fixtures may have Hot Socket Wires.



How To Repair Your Light Fixtures


Susan from Illinois asks: How Can I Fix a Light Fixture that Stopped Working? Electrical Tips for Repairing Light Fixtures, Troubleshooting Methods used to solve problems with Lights and Switches.



How To Add Ceiling Fixtures Off One Light Switch


How can I wire ceiling light fixtures off one wall switch? How to Wire Two or More Light Fixtures From One Switch.



Wiring Under Cabinet Lights


What type of wire should I use for under cabinet lights? Electrical Wire for Under Cabinet Lights



Light Fixtures and Dimmer Switch Compatibility


I would like to install one 3-way 600 watt dimmer and one 3-way switch. The fixture installation instructions specified that dimmer switches were not to be used with the fixture…



Installing Pendant Mounted Fluorescent Light Fixtures


Installing Fluorescent Light Fixtures: How Electrical Codes May Affect Fluorescent Lighting Installations.



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