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My light fixture does not work right, what is wrong?

by Dave Rongey

I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right. How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch.


Red Wire for Ceiling Fan Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How do I connect the wires for my ceiling fan? The old fan was connected to a ground, a neutral, a hot, and a fourth red wire that I presume is an additional hot.


Flickering Lights May Require a New Light Switch

by Dave Rongey

I have a light fixture that can be turned on/off by 2 different switches. Sometimes when I flip either switch, the light does not come on, or it flickers and then turns on…


How To Change Switched Outlet Wiring

by Dave Rongey

I have an outlet controlled by a switch that I would like to have so it controls only one of the outlet socket, will I have to rewire anything? How to Change Switched Outlet Wiring.


The Height for Installing Outlets and Switches

by Dave Rongey

How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.


How To Wire a Switched Outlet

by Dave Rongey

How to Get Power to a Switched Outlet: Switched Outlet Wiring Diagrams.


Electrical Wiring for Outdoor Christmas Lights

by Dave Rongey

How can I control my Christmas lights from a switch? How to Wire a Switched Outlet to Control Your Christmas Lights, The basics for installing a switch controlled outlet for Christmas holiday lights.


Understanding Switched Outlet Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Switched Outlet: Wiring 110 volt switched outlets and receptacles which are common place in every home.


Common Problems With Light Switch Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Connect Light Switch Wiring: Fully explained pictures and wiring diagrams about wiring light switches describing the most common switches.


Switched Outlet Wiring Diagrams

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Switched Outlet – You will notice that these outlets have the tab removed from the “hot” side or Brass side of the outlet which allows the top half of the plug to be controlled only from the switch while the bottom end of the outlet remains “hot” all the time.


Wiring Two Ceiling Fans and Switches

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire Ceiling Fan Switches – Step-by-step pictures – Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide – Light and fan switch variations.


Fixing Lost Electrical Power in a Garage

by Dave Rongey

How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage – Be sure about the condition of the circuit breakers or fuses. Circuit breakers may appear to be in the ON position when they may be tripped OFF.


Outside Lighting Wiring Diagram

by Dave Rongey

How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – A separate dedicated circuit may not be necessary or required. Outside lights may be controlled by motion detectors and photo cells, switched from one or more locations.


Help for Ceiling Fan Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Connect Ceiling Fan Wires – With this wiring configuration there should be separate wall switches that will control the ceiling fan motor and the ceiling fan light.


Kitchen Stove Electrical Circuit Checks

by Dave Rongey

How to Check Circuit Wiring for an Electric Stove – The circuit breaker should be checked to make sure that half of the circuit is not tripped off. Inspect the flex whip and wiring for damage or loose connections.


Basement Electrical Wiring for Outlets and Switches

by Dave Rongey

How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring – Electrical Wiring Diagram for Basement Lights and Outlets – Fully Explained Photos and Wiring Diagrams for Basement Electrical Wiring with Code Requirements for most new or remodel projects.


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