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Articles about Lighting

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.



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.



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).



The Key to 4 Way Switch Wiring


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: My old 4-way light switch broke. I bought a new switch. The new switch has 4 terminals, two on either side, top and bottom.



Can I Rewire My Tanning Bed Light Fixtures?


How to Upgrade and Change the Lamps in a Tanning Bed



Kitchen Light Fixture Wiring


How to Connect the Wire When Replacing a Light Fixture that has Multiple Cables and Wires.



Can I install a larger size bulb in the light socket?


Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture? What will happen if put a larger bulb?



Should I use a Remote Switch or a Standard Dimmer Switch?


What is the purpose of using a Lightolier ZPR-3 remote switch? Can it be replaced with a standard residential light switch?



Recessed Can Lights Last Only a Few Months


Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.



Wiring a Light Fixture to a Switched Outlet


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.



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…



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