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Toggle Switch NM-B 14/2 Wiring Connections

How to Wire a Light Switch

This project shows how to wire a light switch after the switch box wiring rough-in in this phase of How To Build a Basement Closet. The closet ceiling light was wired in the prior installment. How to Wire a Light Switch The new basement closet wiring has been roughed-in for the wall outlet power extension […]

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Closet Light Wiring Connections: Black, White and Ground Wires

How to Wire a Closet Light

This project explains how to wire a closet light in this phase of How To Build a Basement Closet. See the previous project which illustrates the drywall installation and ceiling electrical box wiring rough-in. Closet Ceiling Light I purchased a Hampton Bay Textured White 2-Light Flushmount Model # FL226-S, ceiling light from Home Depot for […]

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Basement Closet Framing: Ceiling Light Electrical Box

How to Build a Basement Closet – Part 4

The basement closet door cripple studs, wall studs, light switch electrical box and ceiling box are built in this installment of How To Build a Basement Closet. This project is continued from Part 3. Basement Closet 2×4 Wall Studs Only two 2″ x 4″ x 8′ studs were needed to complete the right side closet wall. […]

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Closet Door Rough Opening: 2x4 Framing Details

How to Build a Basement Closet – Part 3

The basement closet 2×4 corner post and door frame are built in this installment of How To Build a Basement Closet. This project is continued from Part 2. Basement Closet 2×4 Corner Post Framing The basement closet 2×4 corner post is constructed by fastening three very straight 2″ x 4″ x 8′ studs with 3 […]

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Basement Closet Framing: Wall Layout

How to Build a Basement Closet – Part 2

The basement closet 2×4 wall sole plates, starter studs and ceiling joist ledgers are installed in this installment of How To Build a Basement Closet. Closet Walls and Finished Door Layout After fastening the short 2×4 sole plate on the right, I carefully measured for a 48 inch (4 feet) wide finished door including the […]

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