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  1. Electrical
    I am trying to set up a motion sensor on for a staircase leading down to the basement. I currently have the Lutron MS-OPS5MH wired and working at the top of the stairs! I was wondering if I could put another of the same at the bottom? I saw in a previos thread here (old- from 2017) that a...
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    I am installing recessed lighting in my living room that never had an overhead light but only had an outlet controlled by 2 light switches. When i went pulled the switches from the wall, neither one of them had a red wire. Initially I was going to try to hook up the lights to the outlet that the...
  3. Electrical
    Hey, all! First-time poster here... please be gentle :) I'm working on replacing a three-way switch in my garage with a motion activated sensor, and would appreciate another set of eyes letting me know if I'm doing anything wrong. The sensor I have is a Leviton IPS06 -- Here is the included...
  4. Electrical
    Replaced incandescent downlight with LED inserts a few weeks ago - the LEDs flicker on dimmer switches. I know all about LED flickering, and was sure to get an LED compatible dimmer. I even switched to a different brand of LED downlight for these recessed lights while sure to read the reviews...
  5. Electrical
    Ok, so I've never seen anything like this before so I'm hoping for some assistance on how best to use what available. If this didn't feed outlets from box 3, it would be simple... The outlets should be always on. Assume all boxes have bare grounds connected etc. First box: 3 way switch, 12-2...
  6. Electrical
    Hi there- Ive done a fair amount of wiring in my days, but limited with three way. I have always followed diagrams in the past and there is no diagram for this situation. I am curious about rewiring my stairway light with the existing wiring. As of now there is a light at the bottom and top of...
  7. Electrical
    Hello Everyone - I have two three-way switches in my garage that control a ceiling fixture. The primary switch controls a ceiling light and turns that fixture on and off without any issue … I call it the primary switch because this is the one that is used most often, it’s right at the entrance...
  8. Electrical
    The outlet just stopped working. The house was built in 1942, so the electric wiring is the old type with cloth wrap. The outlet originally didn't work and after replacing the hardware and checking all the wiring-thought I had it right. Alas, about 3 months later the outlet stopped working...
  9. Electrical
    I purchased a GE Sunsmart Digital Timer # 15312 to replace an old Intermatic model. The problem is: The Intermatic has 1. black 2. blue 3. red & 4. the green which I know is the ground. The new switch from GE has:1. black 2. blue 3. red 4. white and 5. the green/ground. As far as line/load, the...
  10. Electrical
    Hey guys and gals, got a very odd dilemma, in my dining room there is a chandelier lamp that is controlled through a dimmer switch(even though it is not a dimmer). There is also a closet with a light switch as well. The odd circumstance i am having is when the closet light is on(via its own...
  11. Electrical
    So I have an unusual (i hope) request for the forum members and hope you folks can help me. I have 2 locations where I want to turn my lights on and 5 lights. One location needs to be able to turn all 5 lights on, whereas the other location would only turn one of the 5 lights. How do I wire...
  12. Electrical
    I have 2 3way switches with a light in the middle. Switch #1 has feed. Is it possible to add a receptacle after switch #2? Is there a constant hot in that box to tap off of?
  13. Electrical
    I have 2 3way switches and 5 receptacles thereafter. I want the 5 receptacles to b half switched and half constant. I have the feed coming into switch#1 and then a 3 wire w/Ground goin to switch#2 then 3wire w/ground goin to the receptacles thereafter. How can I wire this to have the...
  14. Electrical
    I'm not an electrician, but I get around ok. This one has me stumped. I put in new switches in the box's and replaced the wiring except for the exterior wall because they are embedded inside a brick wall. I decided just to junction the old to the new wires. I wired the new switches just...
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