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Articles about Lighting

Electrical Question From Harry About Lighting


Question : Currently, over my workbench I have a pull chain incandescent light (14-2 wire). I would like to add 2 new single tube fluorescent fixtures on either side of the incandescent light.



Electrical Question From Janey About Lighting


I have 3 wires coming through my wall to my fixture. One is yellow, one brown, and one white.



Electrical Question – Why Do My Light Bulbs Burn Out Often?


Question: The light bulbs in some parts of my house seem to be burning out way too soon. In some of our fixtures, we replace bulbs every 4 weeks or so. Any ideas?



Electrical Question about Under Cabinet Lights


Hi Dave, We have 4 12 volt under cabinet lights in our kitchen. Two of them don’t work on a regular basis. All the wiring got hidden behind the cabinets when we did our kitchen redo a few years back.



Electrical Question from Barbara about Fixture Wiring


Question: Hi I am replacing a ceiling fixture. There is one switch that controls 2 wall fixtures and the ceiling fixture. The new fixture has one white and one black wire. The junction box has 1 white and 2 black wires twisted together; 3 white twisted together and 2 black twisted together.



Electrical Question from Brad about Light Switch Wiring


Question: I have an outlet that has black/white wire going in and then black/white wire leaving to another light or outlet.



Electrical Question From Craig About Electrical Wiring


Question: I am looking to replace a basic ceiling fixture which is currently on a dimmer switch. I have a plug-in overhead fixture which I would like to hard-wire directly to the ceiling box.



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