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Articles about dimmer switch wiring

Wiring a Dimmer Switch for New Lights

Updated: October 23, 2018 by: Dave Rongey

How can I wire a dimmer switch for light fixtures? How to make the Electrical Connections when Wiring a Dimmer Switch.


Light Fixtures and Dimmer Switch Compatibility

Updated: July 11, 2015 by: Dave Rongey

I would like to install one 3-way 600 watt dimmer and one 3-way switch. The fixture installation instructions specified that dimmer switches were not to be used with the fixture…


LED Lights and Dimmer Switches

Updated: April 5, 2013 by: Dave Rongey

LED Lighting and Dimmer Switches – Most dimmer switches can be adjusted to enable the full range of lighting control.


Adding a Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights

Updated: August 12, 2012 by: Dave Rongey

Selecting the Size and Type of Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights – The watt capacity or size of the dimmer switch should be greater than the total amount of connected watts from the light fixtures being controlled. Dimmer capacity typically starts at 600 watts.


Replacing a Faulty Dimmer Switch

Updated: April 30, 2011 by: Dave Rongey

I’m having a problem with a light switch, which is a dimmer, the switch has stopped working, and now neither plug in the outlet works either…