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Articles about Lighting

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.



Replacing an Older Light Fixture


I am at my daughter’s home and she has asked me to replace the light fixture above her kitchen sink: How to Update Older Light Fixture Wiring.



Energy Savings Controls for Outdoor Lighting


How can a photocell be used to control outside lights? Control Different Types of Outdoor Security Lighting so they Come On Automatically and Save Money on Your Electric Bill.



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?



Identifying and Repairing Electrical Wiring


How to Identify Junction Box Electrical Wiring. A tester or meter may be used to identify the electrical wiring that may be found in the junction box.



How To Adjust Outdoor Flood Light Settings


How to Change the Settings for a Motion Detector Light: The Flood Light Time Duration Switch Settings.



Installing Garage Light Fixtures


How to Install and Connect Garage Light Fixtures: Wiring Light Fixtures, Cords and Plugs, Light Fixture Clearance.



How I Repair a Bathroom Light Fixture that Shorted Out


How can I fix a light fixture that shorted out and will not come on? Guide for Repairing a Bathroom Light Fixture Problem.



How do I install a fixture box for my outside light?


There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then…



Why Light Switches May Not Be Working


Why did my light switch stop working? The Most Common Problems with Light Switches and How to Fix Them. Wiring More Than One Light Switch in the Same Switch Box.



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