Articles about Lighting
How to Connect the Wire When Replacing a Light Fixture that has Multiple Cables and Wires.
Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture? What will happen if put a larger bulb?
What is the purpose of using a Lightolier ZPR-3 remote switch? Can it be replaced with a standard residential light switch?
Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.
What could be the problem with a light socket that is not working? How to Repair a Lamp Holder and Why a Lamp holder May Not Work, Here are a few things that I have found that will prevent a light socket or lamp holder from working.
I want to install a light in a ceiling to control by a switch that controls a plug. How to Install a Light in a Ceiling that is Controlled by a Wall Switch that Operates an Outlet.
My kitchen fluorescent lights have dimmed down to the point where we can barely see that there’s electricity even getting to them…
Our garage lights both worked fine, now they don’t work, what happened? Electrical Problems That May Cause Garage Lights to Stop Working.
I want to move the light fixture that is currently in my dining room to another area. How to Move a Light Fixture.
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.
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?
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 Change the Settings for a Motion Detector Light: The Flood Light Time Duration Switch Settings.
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 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.
How to Identify Light Circuit Problems – Often the problem is found in a ceiling light fixture junction box where heat from the light fixture travels up into the electrical wiring and causes the wiring to become brittle and connections may be affected and eventually burn apart.