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How To Wire Two Light Switches

Updated: January 22, 2020 by: Dave Rongey

Stephanie in California asks; How Can I Wire Two Light Switches to Control One Light Fixture?

Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?

Updated: January 16, 2020 by: Dave Rongey

How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.

Fixing Lost Electrical Power in a Garage

Updated: October 5, 2012 by: Dave Rongey

How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage – Be sure about the condition of the circuit breakers or fuses. Circuit breakers may appear to be in the ON position when they may be tripped OFF.

You Replaced A Light Switch – Now Things Do Not Work Right

Updated: July 5, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

How the Repair what my Husband Just Fixed….now when I turn off the bathroom light it turns off all power to the adjoining bedroom….

How do I wire power to more than one light switch?

Updated: June 11, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

The power must be fed separately to each switch that you would like to operate independently…

Electrical Question From a Beginner About Troubleshooting

Updated: June 2, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Question: I live in a modular home. Recently, the lights went off in one room. The circuit breaker had flipped off. When I checked the circuit breaker I noticed it was warm to the touch.

Electrical Question from Mike about Light Switch Wiring

Updated: June 2, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Question: My hallway light can be accessed from 3 different light switches. I am trying to replace one with a clipsal No. 31 switch with 4 connections on the back. I have 2 sets of wires to connect with a white & a red coming out of each.
I thought I had copied it accurately however none of the 3 switches which access this light now work.

Electrical Question from Ursula about Light Switch Wiring

Updated: May 31, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room.

Electrical Question From John About Light Switch Wiring

Updated: May 29, 2010 by: Dave Rongey

Question: I changed light bulb in bedroom five light ceiling fixture with an energy efficient bulb (the switch is on a dimmer) and as soon as turned on switch the lights stopped working.