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Articles about Lighting

Installing Ceiling Light Fixtures


How are the wires connected for a new light fixture? How to Make the Wire Connections for Light Fixtures.



How to Add a Light Fixture or Two


How to Add Light Fixtures: Access to Existing Electrical Wiring, Will the New Light Require a Separate Switch, and an Easier Way to Add a Light and Switch.



Wiring Connections for a Light Fixture


I am trying to replace a light fixture, how should I connect the wires? How to Make the Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Identifying the Colors of the Wires and Where to Connect the Wires.



Converting a Light Switch into an Outlet


Can You Make a Light Switch into a Outlet? How to Wire a Light Switch to Become an Outlet.



Wiring Connections When Replacing a Light Fixture


How do I connect the light fixture wires to my ceiling electrical box wiring? Electrical Wiring Connections for Light Fixture, Best Practices When Replacing Light Fixtures.



Electrical Wiring for Closet Light Fixtures


How to Install Closet Lighting – This method of lighting for a closet is fine because the fluorescent light fixture provides an area that is approved for making the wiring connections and bonding the ground wire to the frame of the light fixture.



Understanding Electrical Wiring for Ceiling Light Fixtures


Ceiling Light Fixture Electrical Wiring and Connections: Depending on the age of the home there may be one or more cables found in the ceiling junction box. These cables are used for distributing power to the light fixture, the wall switch, and may provide power to wall receptacle outlets as well.



Why Track Lights Get Hot


I wired a track light but it is hot around the light is that common? Track Light Heads and High Heat Problems



Light Fixtures and Three Way Switches


How to Wire a Light Fixture to a 3-Way Switch: The easiest way to add another light fixture is to connect the additional light to an existing lighting fixture that is controlled by the three ways switches.



Wiring a Wall Switch to a Light


How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture



Light Switch Grounding and Position


How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.



How to Install Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture


Electrical Wiring Diagrams for Installing a Ceiling light in a Living Room. A ceiling box should be installed and the converted cable from the wall receptacle can be installed up to the new ceiling light fixture.



Power for Three Way Switches


Wiring 3-Way Switches: I have developed a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.



Electrical Wall Switch Variations


What types of switches are available for a garbage disposal? Wiring switches for a Light and Garbage Disposal.



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.



Why a Home has Motors and Transformers Burning Up


Why is this home burning up lighting transformers and motors? How Voltage Drop can Cause Problems with a Home Electrical System.



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