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Remodeling a Bathroom with GFI Outlet and Lights


How is a bathroom wired with GFCI outlets and light fixtures? Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Remodel Project.


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How To Wire a New Switch and Ceiling Light


How do I wire the new switch using power from the existing power line to turn on and off the new ceiling light? Wiring a New Switch from an Existing Power Source.


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What To Do With The Ground Wire


Where do I attach the ground wire? Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches: What to do When there is Nothing to Attach the Ground Wire to, Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches, Ground Wires and Ungrounded Fixtures and Boxes, Bonding the Ground Wire.


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Wiring a Photocell for an Outdoor Light Fixture


How to Wire a Photocell Control to an Outside Light Fixture: Matching a Photocell to an Outdoor Light Fixture, An Example for Wiring a 120Volt Photocell to Control the Light.


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How to Wire a Light Fixture Circuit


I wired some new lights and they do not work right, what did I do wrong? Simple Mistakes Made When Wiring a Light Circuit and How to Avoid and Correct Them.


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How to Wire a Switch for a Light Fixture


In an existing ceiling box there is power coming in for a light and power going out to another room. Wiring a Switch From an Existing Ceiling Box.


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Replacing an Older Light Fixture


I am at my daughter’s home and she has asked me to replace the light fixture above her kitchen sink: How to Update Older Light Fixture Wiring.


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Fluorescent Lighting Problem and Repair Checklist


How to Identify and Repair a Fluorescent Light Fixture: Troubleshooting Checklist for Repairing a Fluorescent Light Fixture


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How to Add a Ceiling Light Fixture


Installing Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture: The process of installing the electrical wiring will depend largely on the access to the area. In some cases the electrical circuit wiring may be extended from an existing ceiling fixture and fished to the location of the new light fixture.


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Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagram Black White Red and Green Wires


How to Connect the Black White Red and Green Wires of a Ceiling Fan to the Wires in the Ceiling Electrical Box: Connecting the white, black, blue and green wires.


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Converting a Fluorescent Light to an Electronic Ballast


I need advice about fluorescent ballasts replacements. I have 3×48″T12 lamps installed in a line: one 2 tube fixture,and a single tube fixture The lamp of the single fixture will not illuminate (even after changing the tube). Can a light fixture with a electronic ballast share the same circuit with a light fixture with a magnetic one?


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How to Identify Light Fixture Wiring


How to Identify and Repair Light Fixture Wiring Problems: The original fixture was wired using the sets of screws as terminals or a junction. Removing these wires and creating a color to color splice or matching the original terminal wiring configuration, then adding the wires from the new fixtures and installing a wire connector should work just fine.


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Electrical Question from Skip about Home Automation and Lighting


Question: I am trying to control my walkway lights with motion sensor.


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How to Repair a Light Circuit


Why are my lights not working? When I was replacing a light fixture two wires touched and all three of my lights stopped working. How to Repair a Light Circuit.


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Replacing Recessed Lights with Pendant Light Fixtures


How to Prepare and Install Pendant light Fixtures: The whole recessed light fixture can would need to be removed which would reveal the 120 volt wiring with the white, black and ground wire.


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How to Solve Light Fixture and Switch Wiring Problems


How do I fix a problem with a light that I am trying to install? Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Switches.


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