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Articles about Lighting

Wiring a Photocell for an Outdoor Light Fixture


How to Wire a Photocell Control to an Outside Light Fixture: Matching a Photocell to an Outdoor Light Fixture, An Example for Wiring a 120Volt Photocell to Control the Light.



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.



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.



My Post Light has a Damaged Cable, Can I install Low Voltage Lighting


I have a post light with a damaged UF cable. Can I install low voltage lighting to the undamaged end of the UF wire the post light?



Replacing a Ceiling Track Light


I installed all new track light, and my no-touch power tester lights up almost anywhere on the ceiling within 12 inches of the track. Is this normal?



Wiring a 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.



How To Fix Light Fixtures


Tips for Fixing Light Bulbs That Will Not Light Up in Most Any Light Fixture: This handy tip works for just about any light fixture.



Wiring Hallway Lights and Switches


How to Wire and Control Light Fixtures in a Long Hallway: Circuit Amperage for Long Hallways and Several Light Fixtures, Wiring Switches for Hallway Light Fixtures, Installing Switches or Occupancy Sensors, Setting the Occupancy Sensor Time Delay,



Flickering Lights May Require a New Light Switch


I have a light fixture that can be turned on/off by 2 different switches. Sometimes when I flip either switch, the light does not come on, or it flickers and then turns on…



Wiring Two Outside Motion Lights to One Switch


How to Wire Two Outside Motion Security Light Fixtures: The Most Common Wiring Connections for Two Outdoor Light Fixture.



How I Repair a Bathroom Light Fixture that Shorted Out


How can I fix a light fixture that shorted out and will not come on? Guide for Repairing a Bathroom Light Fixture Problem.



About Light Fixtures and No Ground Wire


How can I wire switches and light fixtures when there is no ground wire? How to Install a Light Fixture without a Ground Wire.



Installing Dimmers for 3 Way and 4 Way Switches


How can I wire a 3way dimmer switch to one of the switch locations? Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections, Installing Multiple Dimmer Switches, Types of 3Way and 4Way Dimmer Switches.



Fluorescent Lighting Problem and Repair Checklist


How to Identify and Repair a Fluorescent Light Fixture: Troubleshooting Checklist for Repairing a Fluorescent Light Fixture



Why Recessed Can Lights Turn On and Off


What is causing our recessed light to go on and off all by itself? How To Fix Recessed Flush Lights that Turn On and Off.



Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture


How to Wire a Light Fixture with a Blue Wire, Orange Wire, and White Wire: Wiring a light fixture with a black and white wire.



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