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Articles about 3-way dimmer


How Can I Light Up a Dark Hallway at Night for my Child?

by Dave Rongey

Ashley in Kansas asks: I have a 6 year old who is terrified to walk down the dark hallway at night to get to the bathroom. I wanted to switch out the 3-way switch for a 3-way dimmer switch so I can leave the light on but dimmed so the whole hallway is illuminated.


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Installing Dimmers for 3 Way and 4 Way Switches

by Dave Rongey

How can I wire a 3way dimmer switch to one of the switch locations? Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections, Installing Multiple Dimmer Switches, Types of 3Way and 4Way Dimmer Switches.


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Installing a Dimmer Switch for Existing Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

How do I Replace a Switch with a Dimmer Switch for my Light Fixtures? Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures.


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How to Replace a 3 Way Switch with a 3 Way Dimmer Switch

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire 3Way Dimmer Switches: Common 3Way Dimmer Switch Wire Connections and Light Level Adjustments, Wiring Two 3Way Dimmer Switches.


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3-Way Dimmer Switch Compatibility

by Dave Rongey

Understanding 3-Way Dimmer Switch Compatibility – When using two or more dimmer switches they must be compatible with each other. Some brands will require you to have Master and Slave units, such as Lutron.


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Installing 3-WayDimmer Switches for CFL Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

How to Install 3-Way Dimmer Switches – Yes you can purchase compatible 3-way dimmer switches that will work with your compact fluorescent bulbs.


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Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections

by Dave Rongey

Electrical Wire Connections for a Dimmer Switch – Many times it is found that a white wire may be used for a switch leg which will carry current or electricity to the light fixture. If you discover this, make sure to identify the wire as a switched wire.


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