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Articles about Lighting

Identifying Light Fixture Wiring


How to Test Light Fixture Electrical Wiring Connections – It is best to identify the wiring using a voltage tester because of the different methods used for wiring light fixtures.



Replacing a Halogen Lighting Transformer


The Key to Transformer Power Supplies – Watts or VA – this is the load or the amount of watts that will be required for all of the lamps or bulbs that will be used or part of the light fixture(s) that will be connected to the power supply.



Help With 4 Way Switch Wiring


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch – Here are some fully explained 4 way switch diagrams. 4-way switches are a convenient way to operate lighting fixtures from three or more locations. You will notice that the electrical wiring adds additional wiring to the same principles of 3-way switching.



Guide to Longer Lasting Light Bulbs


Here are a few tips for longer lasting recessed can light, and other light bulbs as well – These are the types of light bulbs that are best for ceiling fan light fixtures because of the constant vibration that is produced by the fan motor.



Is Your Foreign Made Light Fixture Safe?


What to Check on Foreign Made Light Fixtures to See if They are Safe – The wires are smaller because most of the foreign made light fixtures are made to operate on 220 volts. Double check your wire gauge because 18 or 20 gauge sounds very small.



Planning and Installing Lighting for a Horse Barn


How to Plan and Installing Lighting: Each light fixture has its own unique type and quality of light that will be produced, Photo metrics will show the different type of light that will be produced and will be determined by several factors including the height of the fixture.



Basic Light Fixture Wiring


How to Install Electrical Wiring for Outdoor Light Fixtures – When installing electrical wiring for light fixtures its a matter of looping the wiring from light fixture to light fixture…



Light Switch Wiring Diagrams for Fixtures


Single Pole Light Fixture Wiring Diagrams: I have a single pole light fixture with 3 sets if wires coming into it.



Lights Dim When Dryer Starts


Electrical Panels and Electric Dryer Circuits – The problem I am having is, no matter what the load is in my house my lights dim…



Why New Light Bulbs May Not Work


Light Fixture Sockets, New Light Bulbs and Home Electrical Wiring



Why a Light Fixture May Not Be Working


Electrical Repairs and Testing for Lighting Fixture Failures



Wiring A Wall Switch For A Light Fixture


Color Variations With Electrical Conduit and Electrical Wiring Methods: The project is installing a new light fixture in my bathroom…



Installing Attic Light and Switch Wiring


Electrical Wiring for an Attic Light and Switch



Wiring Diagrams for Light Fixtures and Switches


Common 120 volt and 240 volt house wiring circuits and the circuit breakers



Wiring for a Light Switch


How to Wire Switches to Control Light Fixtures



Christmas Holiday Lights and Voltage Considerations


How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems



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