Articles about Lighting
How To Fix Outdoor Light Problems
How do I fix an outdoor light that is not working right? How to Repair Outdoor Light Problems, Typical Light Fixture Problems to Look for.
Christmas Holiday Lights and Voltage Considerations
How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems
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.
Why Christmas Lights Make the Outlet Trip Off
Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.
Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures
I took power from an outlet using a 14-2 wire to a single pole switch, capped the whites, from the switch I ran 14-2 to a flood light, but it does not work. How to Install Wiring for Light Fixtures: Methods for Wiring Light Fixtures.
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.
Bathroom Light Switch Problems
How to Know if a Light Switch Needs to be Replaced – Here is how to Check
Installing Pot Lights
How to Install Recessed Pot Light Fixtures: Some types are constructed so that the insulation can come into contact with the fixture housing and there are others that give a specific distance based on the heat that will be produced and other factors.
Installing LED Under Cabinet Puck Lights
How should I install an outlet for under cabinet LED lights? Installing an Outlet for Under Cabinet LED Lights.
Replace MR16 Bulbs with MR16 LED Bulbs in a Track Light
I am looking to buy MR16 LED bulbs to replace the existing halogen MR16 in some track lighting. However, I noticed the existing halogen (6) bulbs are 24 volt, not the typical 12 volt.
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
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.
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 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.
Motion Sensor Controlled Landscape Lighting
How can I use a motion sensor to control my outdoor landscape lights? How to Use a Motion Sensor to Control Landscape Lighting, A Solution to Motion Controlled Landscape Lighting.
How to Wire a LED Conversion Bypass Light
I am installing a Ballast Bypass T8 LED Light, How should I change the light fixture wiring for a LED Bypass Conversion lamp?