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Articles about Lighting

I Replaced my 3way Switches Now My Lights Dont Work


I replaced my old 3-way switches with new ones and now the 2 hallway lights only work when one of the switches is on/active (this is not the switch in which the hot wire is located).



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.



Timers and Light Switch Wiring


I’m trying to replace a single pole light switch with a timer light switch in a box that also has another single pole switch going to another light: How to Wire a Timer Switch for 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.



How To Set The Woods Outdoor Light Timer


How to Wire an In-Wall Timer Switch for Lighting: With this lighting timer you will notice that it requires a white neutral wire which is needed for the timer to operate.



The Key to 4 Way Switch Wiring


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: My old 4-way light switch broke. I bought a new switch. The new switch has 4 terminals, two on either side, top and bottom.



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.



Can I Rewire My Tanning Bed Light Fixtures?


How to Upgrade and Change the Lamps in a Tanning Bed



Kitchen Light Fixture Wiring


How to Connect the Wire When Replacing a Light Fixture that has Multiple Cables and Wires.



Wiring for Lutron and 3-Way Dimmer Switches


How easy would it be for me to replace dimmer switches? How to Wire Lutron Dimmer Switches and Standard 3Way Dimmer Switches.



Can I install a larger size bulb in the light socket?


Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture? What will happen if put a larger bulb?



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?



Install Dusk to Dawn Fixture by the Front Door


There is a switch by the front door that controls the outside lights. Should that fixture control the other two lights?



Should I use a Remote Switch or a Standard Dimmer Switch?


What is the purpose of using a Lightolier ZPR-3 remote switch? Can it be replaced with a standard residential light switch?



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?



Recessed Can Lights Last Only a Few Months


Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.



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