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Articles about Lighting

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.



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.



How to Convert a Light Switch to an Outlet


Can You Make a Light Switch into a Outlet? How to Wire a Light Switch to Become an Outlet.



Wiring For a New Exhaust Fan And Light Fixture


How to Wire a Bath Exhaust Fan and Light Fixture: You could junction in the exhaust fan junction box or a new junction box could be installed in an accessible location and separate out the switched wiring, one which will lead to the bathroom exhaust fan and the other that will lead to the recessed light fixture.



What Size Light Bulb Is Safe For Fixtures?


Light Fixtures Light Sockets Lamps and Light Bulbs: Guide for Selecting the Right Size Light Bulb, CAUTION: Installing the Wrong Size Light Bulb Can be Dangerous!



Wiring Pendulum Lights For A Creative Application


How to Make Light Fixture Wiring Connections: The electrical junction box provides a safe enclosure for the wire connections, and it also provides a way to anchor the fixture, which usually the fixture has a plate or canopy that covers the opening of the fixture box.



Why Do Lights Stop Working?


Our garage lights both worked fine, now they don’t work, what happened? Electrical Problems That May Cause Garage Lights to Stop Working.



Control Two Outdoor Light Fixtures with a Motion Detector


How can I have a motion sensor light also control another light fixture? How to Control Two Light Fixtures with a Motion Detector, Guide to Controlling Two Outside Light Fixtures, Electrical Wiring Modification for Controlling Outdoor Lighting.



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