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Articles about Adding a Dimmer Switch


Wiring a Dimmer Switch for New Lights

By Dave Rongey

How can I wire a dimmer switch for light fixtures? How to make the Electrical Connections when Wiring a Dimmer Switch.


Adding a Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights

By Dave Rongey

Selecting the Size and Type of Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights – The watt capacity or size of the dimmer switch should be greater than the total amount of connected watts from the light fixtures being controlled. Dimmer capacity typically starts at 600 watts.