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  1. Electrical
    I am trying to change my ceiling fan with a regular light fixture, which involves replacing a wall remote control with a single pole switch. The electric box has wired the remote control and another single pole switch for another ceiling light. However, my electric box only has three wires a...
  2. Electrical
    I am installing a new entry way light fixture and it seems there is an unnecessary number of wires. It appears there are 5 hot (1 black, 4 red), 5 neutral, and 1 ground. Why are there 5 neutral and 5 hot for a single light fixture with only one light switch?:huh: Working with a contractor on...
  3. Electrical
    I am trying to replace an old fluorescent light with a newer wall mounted vanity light in my kitchen. The house electrical system is still partially knob and tube. After disconnecting the old fluorescent light, I found only two cables coming from the wall (no ground). They were both black. I...
  4. Electrical
    I am adding a light to a pole. Because of where the switch is and some wires that are already in place it would be most simple to run the hot wire through the single pole switch rather than the common. I am no expert but from reading I see that generally the common is routed through the...
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