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Question – Dimmer Switches Can Cause Bulbs to Hum


The humming you hear is actually the bulb filament vibrating.


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Electrical Question from Gary about Ceiling Fan Wiring


How Do I Wire my Ceiling Fan and Light Fixture? The Pull Chain Switch for a Ceiling Fan Light Fixture, and the Fan Motor Capacitor.


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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 lights stopped working. How to Repair a Light Circuit.


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How to Fix a Sign Light Fixture


What can be wrong with a sign light fixture? How to Fix a Fluorescent Light in a Sign Fixture.


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Understanding the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring


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.


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Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light


I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.


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Can I install a larger size bulb in the light socket?


Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture? What will happen if put a larger bulb?


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Motion Sensor Controlled Landscape Lighting


How can I use a motion sensor to control my outdoor landscape lights? How to Use a Motion Sensor to Control Landscape Lighting, A Solution to Motion Controlled Landscape Lighting.


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Installing Surface Mount Wall Outlets


What kind of surface conduit can I use to run power from a wall outlet to a light fixture? Installing Surface Electrical Conduit for Wiring a 120Volt Outlet and Light Fixture.


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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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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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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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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, Example for Wiring a 120Volt Photocell.


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How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switch


What to do When a Pull Chain Switch Stops Working: How to Fix a Pull chain switch for light fixtures and ceiling fans.


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Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures


I took power from an outlet using a 14-2 wire to a single pole switch, capped the whites, from the switch I ran 14-2 to a flood light, but it does not work. How to Install Wiring for Light Fixtures: Methods for Wiring Light Fixtures.


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My Fluorescent Light is Not Working Does it Need a New Ballast


I have a built-in light fixture above my stove that is at least 20 years old. I just tried to replace the starter and the bulb and the bulb flashed once and then was dead.


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