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Rewiring a Basement for Additional Light Fixtures

How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Wiring Methods for Switches and light Fixtures, Code Compliance, Top Down Wiring Method.

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Wiring Switches and Light Fixtures in a Basement

Electrical Question: I’m rewiring my basement recessed lights to have 3 extra switches for individual circuits.

Thanks for any help.

This electrical wiring question came from: Allan, a Homeowner from St. Thomas Ontario Canada.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Allan.

How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – this is Best performed by a Certified Electrician or a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Electricians Pouch of Hand Tools for Rough-In Wiring, Electric Drill and Auger Bits, Extension Cords, and a Ladder as needed.
Estimated Time: Depends on the extent of the basement wiring project and available access to the project area.
Precaution: Any existing wiring in the immediate area that may interfere with the new wiring should be identified, turned OFF and Tagged.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring in the basement should always be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Basement Wiring Methods for Switches and light Fixtures

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