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Articles about Lighting

Timer Control for Outdoor Christmas Lights


How can outdoor holiday lights be wired on a grounded timer into a GFCI receptacle? How to Put Outdoor Christmas Lights on a Timer Switch.



Low Voltage Yard Lights Not Working


Why do my low voltage yard lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?



Cause of Bathroom That Lost Power to Light and Outlet


How to Troubleshooting and Repairing Bathroom Electrical Wiring: Bathroom Light Switch and power outlet quit working: What is the problem? They are on the same circuit as the downstairs bathroom those still work.



How to Light Up a Dark Hallway


I have a 6 year old who is terrified to walk down the dark hallway at night to get to the bathroom. I wanted to switch out the 3-way switch for a 3-way dimmer switch so I can leave the light on but dimmed so the whole hallway is illuminated.



Living Room Ceiling Light Not Working


My living room pendant ceiling light isn’t working: How to use a voltage tester to check a light switch.



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.



How to Control Walkway Lighting


Question: I am trying to control my walkway lights with motion sensor.



3 Way Switch Wiring Problem


How to Avoid the Confusion about 3 Way Switch Wiring when your replacing a set switches and something went wrong and now the lighting is all messed up



Outdoor Lighting For The Home


Wire or cable type normally used here to feed such an outside light or if it would be ok in electrical plastic or metal conduit…



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.



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.



Why a Lamp Holder or Socket May Not Be Working


What could be the problem with a light socket that is not working? How to Repair a Lamp Holder and Why a Lamp holder May Not Work, Here are a few things that I have found that will prevent a light socket or lamp holder from working.



Using Correct Light Bulbs for Your Light Fixture


I changed a Light Bulb and now we Smell Burning Plastic, What Should We Do? Replacement Light Bulbs for Light Fixtures.



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?



How To Extract a Broken Light Bulb From a Socket


How to Fix a Broken Light Bulb Problem: When replacing a light bulb it was twisting in the light socket then when I turned the light back on the bulb popped and flashed then the power went out.



Wiring a 4-Way Switch


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: How do I install and wire a 4 way light switch for my hallway light fixtures.



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