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  1. Electrical
    Hi. I own a 2 bedroom condo. The bedroom’s didn’t have any lights or switches installed and I ended buying portable lights for temporary use. I would like to know how can install lighting with switches so that I can turn on when I enter the room instead of having to look for the plug in the...
  2. Electrical
    I'm would like to replace the wall light switch that controls the overhead light in my bathroom with an equally size faceplate hosting a switch (for the light), a single outlet, AND one or two USB ports. I've searched but can't seem to find any product matching my needs. Do such even exist?
  3. General DIY Discussions
    Ok i have a question I have 2 three way switches, one in hall and other in kitchen. Now so where along the lines a customer decides to add a light. Now the two 3 ways wired (C) black. Travels (RED BLACK) NOW SWITCH TWO takes the two leads from the Travelers leaving the (C) of switch two to go...
  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
    Hi all - I have a standard dimmer switch I'd like to install on an existing traditional switch, and my new dimmer has two black wires and one green wire. I've done this in other areas of my house with no problem -- conenct the existing two black and ground wires to the new switch, and cap the...
  6. Electrical
    Hello. I know there are a ton of posts on this subject but I still can't figure it out... I have two three-way light switches (one in the garage and one in the living room) that I can't figure out... When checked with a multimeter, they both show only 10volts... When checked with a circuit...
  7. Electrical
    I'm attempting to swap out a fan and switch for the fan in my home. I removed the old switch and there is only one single 14/3 romex running into the box. I've attached a picture of how it was wired when I pulled it. The white wire was not attached to the switch at all. I then pulled the fan...
  8. Electrical
    I have a Leviton motion sensor switch I want to use. The switch in my garage is a rocker light switch, not one of the older ones. It goes to a fluorescent light with the long light tubes, not a regular bulb light fixture. Is there a reason why it wouldn't be changeable to the motion sensor? I...
  9. Electrical
    Hi all, new here. Looking for a smart/wifi switch that meets the following criteria, wondering if anyone here may know of one: 1. Same company sells both dimmers and non dimmer switches, or better yet, dimmers where the dimming functionality can be disabled on the software end for forward...
  10. Electrical
    Hi all, I want to start this off by saying I am inexperienced doing any electrical work. I have been doing a lot of research to try to figure out the basement lighting circuit I am putting together. I have drawn up some plans for how I want to wire my circuit and I would appreciate it if...
  11. Electrical
    Hello! I was wondering if someone on here could help me come up with a creative solution to a unique problem we are having. I am trying to add 4 can lights to our MBR. Believe it or not, I need a switch to operate those lights. Problem is we already have a switch that controls a fan/light in...
  12. Appliances
    I have an LG 1683ST above oven microwave it recently began to spin the turntable whenever the door is closed, whether the microwave is running or not. I know if it was on with the door open it may be a door switch, but mine does not run when the door is open. Only when the door is closed not...
  13. Electrical
    My bathroom sensor switch controlling both the light and fan buzzed and have some popping sound yesterday and the lights/fan flashed once then stayed off. i turned off the switch and turned it on again. after few on/off trials, it is now back to normal without any weird sound. just as usual. Is...
  14. Electrical
    Hi all... we have a home that current has a Lutron ntgrx-4s 4 scene light switch. I am replacing all of the bulbs in this room with Hue lightbulbs so didn’t need a dimmer switch any more. My assumption was I could remove this switch and replace it with a regular toggle switch but when I removed...
  15. Electrical
    I am wiring a room with 3 lights and 3 switches. The diagrams I have been using have the neutral wire bypass the switches, so only hit and ground are connected to the switch. I have read both ways of doing this, is hot and ground only the correct way? Thanks! Background: 12/2 wire on a 15...
  16. Electrical
    My existing setup is I have a two pole switch which powers both my living room overhead light as well as my porch light. Pretty standard setup one hot black wire coming from a box into the 2 pole switch, with the other two black wires from the two lights wired to the other side of the switch...
  17. Electrical
    Hello, My name is Kevin and I am working on some electrical in my home. I swapped out a dozen light fixtures and half a dozen switches, quite inexperienced. I came into an issue where I have 2 switches for the same light, and I can't figure out how to wire them properly. I thought I put the...
  18. Electrical
    I have a lamp post outside my house that has never worked. There was an old light bulb in there, which I removed and replaced with a new one. I thought I knew which switch controlled the light, but it didn't end up doing anything. I checked the socket and wires with a non-contact voltage...
  19. Electrical
    Hello, I have a single switch for the light in the bathroom. I would like to install an exhaust bathroom fan and include a separate switch for it. The diagram for the current electrical wiring is attached. I do have a couple of questions about the current/proposed wiring: 1- I can see that...
  20. Electrical
    Hello, I am adding a switch to a bath fan. When I took out the main light switch to the bathroom this is what was behind it. Can someone tell me where to tie in the wire from the fan and switch? Attached is a picture and wiring diagram of the current situation. Thanks!
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