Articles about Lighting
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
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