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Add a Switch and Connecting the Wires

by Dave Rongey

How Can I Add a Light Switch to Existing Circuits? Adding Light Fixtures and a Light Switch to Existing Circuit Wiring, The Most Common Mistakes When Adding an Additional Light Switch and How to Fix Them.


Understanding the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Configure the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring: A ground wire is not intended to be a current carrying conductor. To use a ground wire for anything other than a ground would be very dangerous and is not recommended.


Causes and Solutions of a Non-Working Light Fixture

by Dave Rongey

How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture that is Not Working – One of the bulbs burned out and I decided to try using an old CFL compact fluorescent light bulb that somebody gave me in its place.


Why A Bathroom Light Fixture May Make Noise

by Dave Rongey

How to Check Noisy Light Fixtures – Fixture noises are not common, look for these problems – The noise may be cause by expansion and contraction of the fixture parts due to heat being produced while the fixture is on.


Will CFL Lamps Work With Dusk To Dawn Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

Why Dusk To Dawn Light Fixtures and CFL Lamps Will Not Work


Wiring Diagrams for Light Fixtures and Switches

by Dave Rongey

Common 120 volt and 240 volt house wiring circuits and the circuit breakers


Cool Start Fixture Ballast Problems

by Dave Rongey

How to Solve Static Electricity Noise


How to Install Bedroom Lighting

by Dave Rongey

How do I put a new light fitting in a bedroom. Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common switches starting with photo diagram 1…


Installing Electrical Wiring For Light Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

How do you connect 3 light fixtures to 1 switch?


Bayonet Style Energy Efficient Bulb Problem

by Dave Rongey

Considerations When Replacing Bayonet Pin Bulbs: I tried to change the lampshade on the ceiling light, the original bulb was a Phillips bayonet style energy efficient bulb (NB 2 pin bayonet fitting), It did not fit into the socket easily.


Light Fixtures and Dimmer Switch Compatibility

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…


Heavy Light Fixtures and Ceiling Boxes

by Dave Rongey

The previous lights I took down must have been to heavy for the circular box in the ceiling and now the plaster has broken away and the box is low on one side…


Be Careful With Light Fixture Conversions

by Dave Rongey

I am trying to use a 100watt metal halide bulb in a normal lamp fixture, and am wondering if there is any way to do this with the correct modifications…


Electrical Question about Wiring for Three Way Switches

by Dave Rongey

I am trying to wire a single pole switch and a 3 way switch into 1 switch Box. I believe the power comes in from the single light into…


Can A Type A Bulb Replace A Type B Bulb?

by Dave Rongey

For a type B 60 Watt bulbs, can I use a type A bulb instead?


Can I Change The Wiring For My Light Switch?

by Dave Rongey

First you must identify the electrical wiring configuration that presently exists. Then you can determine which additional wiring will be necessary to provide the desired results. Care must be taken to…


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