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Articles about 3-way dimmer

Installing Dimmers for 3 Way and 4 Way Switches

Updated: April 18, 2019 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.


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

Updated: April 16, 2019 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.


Installing a Dimmer Switch for Existing Fixtures

Updated: December 11, 2018 by: Dave Rongey

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


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

Updated: May 6, 2014 by: Dave Rongey

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


3-Way Dimmer Switch Compatibility

Updated: April 5, 2013 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.


Installing 3-WayDimmer Switches for CFL Fixtures

Updated: September 27, 2012 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.


Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections

Updated: August 13, 2012 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.