Articles about Lighting
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.
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
Light Fixture Circuit Wiring
How to Make Electrical Wiring Connections for Home Light Fixtures: Typical Wiring Mistake with Light Fixture and How to Fix It.
Converting a Fluorescent Light to an Electronic Ballast
I need advice about fluorescent ballasts replacements. I have 3×48″T12 lamps installed in a line: one 2 tube fixture,and a single tube fixture The lamp of the single fixture will not illuminate (even after changing the tube). Can a light fixture with a electronic ballast share the same circuit with a light fixture with a magnetic one?
How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture
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 Puck Lights Stop Working?
Why did my under cabinet puck lights stop working? Troubleshooting a Puck Light Problem.
Understanding Electrical Wiring for Ceiling Light Fixtures
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.
When a Fluorescent Light Ballast Needs to be Replaced
Does My Fluorescent Light Ballast Need to be Replaced? The Most Common Problems with Fluorescent Light Ballast and How to Fix Them.
How To Wire Kitchen Pendant Light Fixtures
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.
How to Install Recessed Can Light Fixtures Video
Installing Recessed Light Fixtures: Considerations When Installing Recessed Lighting Fixtures, Planning and Installing Recessed Lighting.
How to Add a Light Fixture or Two
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.
Light Switch Wiring For A Garage
How to Install Garage Wiring: Installing electrical wiring for a garage to provide power for receptacle outlets, lighting and switches.
Bathroom Light Fixture Wiring
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.
Installing Garage Light Fixtures
How to Install and Connect Garage Light Fixtures: Wiring Light Fixtures, Cords and Plugs, Light Fixture Clearance.