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Articles about Lighting

Why Fluorescent Lamps May Not Be Bright


My kitchen fluorescent lights have dimmed down to the point where we can barely see that there’s electricity even getting to them…



Installing and Testing Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures


I just installed a 150w dusk to dawn light fixture and it wont light up: How to Install the Electrical Wiring for a Dawn Outdoor Light Fixture.



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.



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.



Is a Hot Light Switch Safe?


The Importance of Sizing Dimmer Switches for Light Fixtures: All dimmer switches are rated according to the number of watts that are being controlled. The most common size dimmer switch is 600 watts



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.



Replacing a Fluorescent Light Fixture


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.



How to Install Wiring for Garage Lighting


How Can Add a Light Fixture to the Existing Light? Electrical Wiring for Additional Light Fixtures.



How To Move A Light Fixture To A New Location


I want to move the light fixture that is currently in my dining room to another area. How to Move a Light Fixture.



Why Your Christmas Lights Go Off


How to Get Your Christmas Lights Working: Why Strands of Christmas Lights Do Not Work and How to Fix the Problem.



Help For Your Dimmer Switch Wiring


How to Wire a Dimmer Switch: Dimmer Switch Wiring, Dimmer switch wiring diagrams, Wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.



How to Wire Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures


How do I wire a dimmer switch for a new light fixture? How to Connect Wires for Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures.



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.



Replace or Repair Your Older 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.



Digital Timer Switch Electrical Wiring Instructions


Ron in Oregon asks; How do I Wire a Timer Switch for Lighting: As described, the wiring will require four wires for the connections to the time switch.



Existing Light and Outlet Wiring


Debbie in Massachusetts asks: I have an existing light that is controlled by a switch, How Can I Extend the Wiring for a New Switched Outlet?



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