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Articles about Lighting

Wiring for an Outdoor Light and Outlet


How Can I Wire an Outdoor GFCI Circuit for Outlets and Lighting: Install an outlet on a lamp post near the driveway: GFCI Wiring Connections for Outside Outlet and Lighting



How to Wire a Switch for a New Light Fixture


How Can I Upgrade from One Switch for One Light to Two Switches for Two Lights? Adding a Light Switch and Fixture, The Wiring at the Existing Switch Box, Wiring for a New Under Cabinet Light Fixture.



Electrical Troubleshooting Lights that Flicker or Dim


How to Identify the Cause of Flickering or Dim Lights:Our lights have been getting dim and flickering, sometimes worse than the others, why is this happening? The Most Common Causes of Flickering Lights and Dim Lights.



How to Wire Light Switches From an Outlet


How can I install two switches that will be operating two separate sets of light fixtures? How to Wire Light Fixtures from Switches and Outlets, Example of Installing Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.



Replacing Recessed Lights with Pendant Light Fixtures


How to Prepare and Install Pendant light Fixtures: The whole recessed light fixture can would need to be removed which would reveal the 120 volt wiring with the white, black and ground wire.



Locating and Installing Pot Lights


Guidelines for Installing Pot Lights: Locating and positioning recessed pot lights will depend on a few factors as described here, you should begin with the end in mind, That is what “look and feel” would you like? Once this decision is made then you can take these other factors into consideration.



Installing New Trims for Recessed Can Light Fixtures


How to Replace Recessed Light Trims: Commonly there are a wide range of trims that are available which most homeowners are not aware of.



Adding Recessed Lights to a Bedroom Outlet Circuit


Is it acceptable to use the circuit supplying the bedroom receptacles for new recessed Lighting fixtures in the same room?



Installing Exterior Recessed Lights


Is it a good idea to install exterior recessed lights while a new home is being built? The Best Time to Install Exterior Recessed Lights.



Recessed Light Conversion Kit and Task Lighting


Why Recessed Light Conversion Kits May Be Better than Installing New Light Fixtures: How to Convert a Light Fixture for More Light and Energy Savings.



How to Pass an Electrical Inspection for Recessed Lighting


Electrical Wiring Methods for Recessed Light Fixtures: Installing the Electrical Wiring, Terminating the Electrical Wire, Connecting the Wire to the Light Fixture.



Recessed Lighting Designs and Installation Factors


Installing Recessed Lighting: Factors to Consider when Choosing Recessed Lighting: I am installing recessed incandescent fixtures in a basement room with no ceiling insulation.



Installing Pot Lights


How to Install Recessed Pot Light Fixtures: Some types are constructed so that the insulation can come into contact with the fixture housing and there are others that give a specific distance based on the heat that will be produced and other factors.



Wiring 3 Way Switches and Dimmer Switches


How are 3-way switches wired? The Key to Wiring 3 Way Switch and 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring, Key Wiring Configurations for 3 way Switch Wiring.



Wiring a Light Fixture to a GFCI Outlet


I added a spot light to an outside receptacle, checked for voltage before closing up box, now the light does not work, could it be the GFCI receptacle?



What Is Dual Outlet For Under Cabinet Lighting


What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting. I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights.



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