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Articles about Lighting

Electrical Question from Kris about 3 Way Switch Wiring


How to Avoid the Confusion about 3 Way Switch Wiring when your replacing a set switches and something went wrong and now the lighting is all messed up



Godown Wiring Diagram


Three Godown Wiring Methods and Godown Wiring Diagram: The Godown system may be wired using mechanical 2-pole switches.



How to Install Bedroom Lighting


How do I put a new light fitting in a bedroom. Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common switches starting with photo diagram 1…



How to Install Exterior Lighting Fixtures


How to Install Outdoor Light Fixtures: Light fixture box and new light fixture wiring. I want to replace an old outdoor light fixture with a new one. Does an exterior light fixture need to have a support box?



Electrical Wiring for Switched Wall Sockets


How to Wire a Wall Switched Outlets: Basic Wiring Configuration for Half Hot Outlets, Wiring Outlets to be Controlled by a Switch and Wiring Outlets to Not be Controlled by a Switch.



Electrical Question from Mike about Adding Lights


Question: I have track lighting installed..Hampton bay track and lights. I want to add a small hard wired light to hang from the track down over my kitchen island.



Rewiring a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture


How can I connect a switch to one light and two receptacles? How to Rewire a Light Switch that Controls a Wall Outlet.



Electrical Question from Skip about Home Automation and Lighting


Question: I am trying to control my walkway lights with motion sensor.



Learn About LED Lighting


Hands-On Application for LED Lighting – Wiring LED Lights for specific applications – LED Lights are becoming very popular for several applications around the home. This will help you learn more about LED Lights.



Replacing Recessed Lights with Pendant Light Fixtures


How to Prepare and Install Pendant light Fixtures: The whole recessed light fixture can would need to be removed which would reveal the 120 volt wiring with the white, black and ground wire.



Installing New Trims for Recessed Can Light Fixtures


How to Replace Recessed Light Trims: Commonly there are a wide range of trims that are available which most homeowners are not aware of.



How to Pass an Electrical Inspection for Recessed Lighting


Electrical Wiring Methods for Recessed Light Fixtures: Installing the Electrical Wiring, Terminating the Electrical Wire, Connecting the Wire to the Light Fixture.



Recessed Lighting Designs and Installation Factors


Installing Recessed Lighting: Factors to Consider when Choosing Recessed Lighting: I am installing recessed incandescent fixtures in a basement room with no ceiling insulation.



Installing Outdoor Recessed Lighting


Selecting Outdoor Recessed Lighting Fixtures – The type of recessed light can itself will depend on the type of attic space you have, the type of insulation and the local energy codes in your area. The trim type should be rated for outdoor use. One trim you may consider is a shower trim where there is a tempered glass or plastic lenses mounted into a trim that has a gasket.



How To Wire Switches for a Chandelier Light Fixture


Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.



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).



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