Articles about Lighting
How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.
Why did my under cabinet puck lights stop working? Troubleshooting a Puck Light Problem.
Ceiling Light Fixture Electrical Wiring and Connections: Depending on the age of the home there may be one or more cables found in the ceiling junction box. These cables are used for distributing power to the light fixture, the wall switch, and may provide power to wall receptacle outlets as well.
Does My Fluorescent Light Ballast Need to be Replaced? The Most Common Problems with Fluorescent Light Ballast and How to Fix Them.
Install and Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures: The Process for Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures, I’d like to hang some pendant lights over a kitchen island.
Installing Recessed Light Fixtures: Considerations When Installing Recessed Lighting Fixtures, Planning and Installing Recessed Lighting.
How to Add Light Fixtures: Access to Existing Electrical Wiring, Will the New Light Require a Separate Switch, and an Easier Way to Add a Light and Switch.
How to Install Garage Wiring: Installing electrical wiring for a garage to provide power for receptacle outlets, lighting and switches.
How to Connect Light Fixture Wiring: How to Determine the Cause of a Tripping Circuit Breaker for a Bathroom Light, Light Fixture Wiring Connections, Bathroom Light Fixture Wire Size.
How to Install and Connect Garage Light Fixtures: Wiring Light Fixtures, Cords and Plugs, Light Fixture Clearance.
How to Wire a Dimmer Switch: Dimmer Switch Wiring, Dimmer switch wiring diagrams, Wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.
How easy would it be for me to replace dimmer switches? How to Wire Lutron Dimmer Switches and Standard 3Way Dimmer Switches.
How do I wire a dimmer switch for a new light fixture? How to Connect Wires for Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures.
How to Fix Light Fixture Problems: Evaluating the Condition a Light Fixture, The Most Common Methods for Repairing a Light Fixture, Replacement Parts of Most Light Fixtures, Replacing a Light Socket, Rewiring a Light Fixture.
How to Install and Troubleshoot Wiring For Outdoor Post Lights: Checking the Wiring, Connections to the GFI, Post Light Wiring.
How to Install One or Two 3-Way Dimmer Switches: I have 4 kitchen ceiling lights that are currently controlled by two 3-way switches. I’d like to add a dimmer.
Can I replace a fluorescent light with a magnetic ballast with a florescent light fixture without a ballast? I am replacing an old fluorescent ballast with a energy saving electronic ballast.
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?
What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting. I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights.
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.