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Articles about Lighting

3-Way Dimmer Switch for Light Fixtures


How to Install a the Right Kind of Dimmer Switch – A standard dimmer switch can be installed at one switch location if the lamps in the light fixtures are compatible with the dimmer switch that you purchase, such as incandescent lamps.



Control Lights With RF Switches


How to Use RF Switches to Control Lights – Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition systems are extremely useful, they have been around for years and there are numerous applications for their use, especially with Home Electrical and Automation.



Shower Light Switch Wiring


How to Wire a Switch for a Bathroom Shower Light and Exhaust Fan – The wiring leads may be to the other device so that both the shower light and the fan are on the same switch.



How to Replace a Dimmer Switch


Directions for Installing a New Dimmer Switch – There are some brands of dimmer switches that have Master and Slave dimmers, and this has been a problem for a few people because they were totally unaware of the differences even though they appear to be identical.



How to Replace Light Switches


How to Replace a Light Switch – Single pole switches will only have two switched wires and the connection of these two wires to the terminal screws of the switch will not matter, or the polarity is not crucial.



Electrical Wiring for Spot Lights


How to Install Motion Detector and Security Light Fixtures – Installing spot lights and motion detector lighting fixtures provide security and energy savings and they can easily replace an existing exterior wall fixture.



Dimmer Switch Controls for Stage Lighting


How to Calculate Lighting Loads for Sizing Dimmer Controls – The actual electrical load that is required for each circuit of lighting will need to be determined in order to establish the type and size of dimmer control that would be best for the stage lighting.



Outside Lighting Wiring Diagram


How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – A separate dedicated circuit may not be necessary or required. Outside lights may be controlled by motion detectors and photo cells, switched from one or more locations.



Installing Power for Outdoor Landscape Lighting


How to Install Electrical Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – Home Lighting articles that cover outdoor lighting, recessed lighting, under cabinet lighting, lighting terminology and more.



Basement Electrical Wiring for Outlets and Switches


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring – Electrical Wiring Diagram for Basement Lights and Outlets – Fully Explained Photos and Wiring Diagrams for Basement Electrical Wiring with Code Requirements for most new or remodel projects.



Why A Bathroom Light Fixture May Make Noise


How to Check Noisy Light Fixtures – Fixture noises are not common, look for these problems – The noise may be cause by expansion and contraction of the fixture parts due to heat being produced while the fixture is on.



Installing 3-WayDimmer Switches for CFL Fixtures


How to Install 3-Way Dimmer Switches – Yes you can purchase compatible 3-way dimmer switches that will work with your compact fluorescent bulbs.



How To Wire Light Switches with Diagrams


Wiring Light Switches the Easy Way: Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common light switches



Adding a Dimmer Switch To a Ceiling Light


How to Wire a Dimmer Switch For a Ceiling Fixture – 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring Diagram. Fully explained 3 way dimmer switch wiring diagram will take the mystery out of wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.



Why Track Lights May Stop Working


How to Know What Causes Lights to Not Work – Installing high watt lamps that are not specified for the track light head. Each light head or compatible light fixture attached to the track light has a bulb size, type and watt limitation



How to Wire for One or More Lights From One Switch


Wiring Diagrams for Light Fixtures and Switches – Wiring two light fixtures is the same as installing the wiring for one light



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