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Wiring a Shed with Outlets and a Light
I am wiring up my dads shed for him. I put in 4 outlets and now wiring the light switch and the fixture.
Wiring a Shed Light and Switch
Electrical Question: I am wiring up my dads shed for him. I put in 4 outlets and now wiring the light switch and the fixture.
Install New Wiring Light Switch
I’m wiring up my dads shed for him. I put in 4 outlets in successfully for him. He had electricians put a separate circuit in just for his shed. but I’m having trouble wiring a new light switch (single pole) and fixture. I’m reading 120v on the light switch when on but my fixture isn’t working. Yes the light bulbs work but I’m at a stopping point please help. I even disconnected the outlets going into the main feed and just hooked up the switch directly into the live feed but still no light. By the way I’m using MC wire 14/2.
This electrical wiring question came from Justin in Akron, Ohio.
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Justin.
Install New Wiring a Light Switch
Application: Install New Wiring for a Shed and a Light Switch.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Light Switch, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Light Switch should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in your specific area of Ohio. A permit and inspections may also be required.
Install New Wiring in a Shed
This electrical wiring project is about Install New Wiring a Light Switch in the Shed of a Old Home.
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Justin, from the information you have provided, it is very possible that the neutral wiring is not connected right, or the wiring configuration is not correct. Make sure to double check the circuit wiring connections for the neutral wire.
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