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Articles about Switches

Wiring Basement Light Fixtures


I wired my basement so all the lights operate from one switch but the switch does not operate the lights and the lights just stay on. What did I do wrong? Installing Basement Electrical Wiring for Lights and a Switch.



How to Wire Outlets and Lights for a Room


Can lights and wall outlets be on the same circuit? Planning the Electrical Wiring When Adding a Room, Electrical Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Outlets.



The Right Way to Wire Three Way Light Switches


My outside light will not work unless the inside light is on, is this right? Lets review the Right Way of Wiring Three Way Light Switches, and discover a key factor that will help you.



Understanding 4 Way Switch Wiring


How Do You Wire 4-Way Switches? Wiring for three switch controlled locations it is necessary to install two 3-way switches.



Repair Wiring for Tandem Stack Switches


How Can I Replace an old Tandem Light Switch? How to Wire a Tandem or Double Switch.



Connecting Dimmer Switch Wiring


I installed a dimmer switch and now my lights in the bathroom will not come or the outlets will not work unless I go into my closet and turn on the light switch: How to Correct Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections.



The Key to Wiring Three Way Switches


My three way switches do not work right, how can I fix this? The key to wiring three way switches, Identifying the electric wiring.



Dimmer Switch Wiring and 3-Way Switches


How to Wire Dimmer Switches and 3Way Switches: Electrical Tips about Wiring 3Way Dimmers and Switches.



Replacing and Wiring Three Way Switches


How to wire three way switches with wiring connections and wiring diagrams.



How To Install Three Way Dimmer Switches


Installing a Dimmer Switch: How to Install and Wire Dimmer Switches for Your Light Fixtures.



Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Fan Unit


How are Switches wired for a Bathroom Light and New Exhaust Fan Unit? Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan Unit, Wiring Two Devices from Separate Circuits on One Switch.



Installing a Dimmer Switch for a Track Light


Do I need an expensive electronic low voltage dimmer for my track lighting? Considerations When Installing a Dimmer Switch for a Track Light Fixture. Resources for how to wire a dimmer switch.



Wiring a Combo Switch Outlet


How Can I Replace a Garbage Disposal Switch with a Combination Switch? How to Wire a Combo Switch Outlet, Wiring a Combo Device Switched Outlet or Half Hot Outlet, How to Convert a Switched Outlet.



How to Test a Light Switch


How can I use a voltage tester to check a light switch? The Most Common Methods for Testing a Light Switch, Testing a Switch with a Continuity Tester, Testing a Switch with a Voltage Tester.



How to add a 4Way Switch


How to Add a 4Way Switch with Other Light Switches: I need help adding a 4-way switch in my home.



Dimmer Switches and Fluorescent Light Fixtures


How to Control Fluorescent Light Fixtures with a Dimmer Switch: Understanding Dimmer Switches and Fluorescent Light Fixtures.



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