This project explains how to wire a closet light with Wiremold metal raceway to extend power from an existing electrical outlet in this installment of How To Build a Basement Closet. This project is continued from Part 4. Extend Power from an Existing Wall Outlet 120VAC power will be extended from the wall outlet inside [...]
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This project explains how to repair a ceiling fan that won’t turn by replacing a blown motor capacitor. Total cost of the repair was $12 for a new motor capacitor ($8 for the capacitor plus $4 shipping). The problem was the Hampton Bay Colby Model # EF200DA-52 ceiling fan stopped running. The ceiling fan lights [...]
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This project is continued from Part 2. These next steps explain how to wire the junction box. Begin by cutting the two Romex® NM 14/2 electrical cables evenly to about 8 inches long as shown: Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project is continued from Part 1. Shut Off The Electricity Before doing any work, I verified the wire was “live” with the non-contact voltage detector. The purpose here was two fold: 1) To confirm the battery operated voltage detector was working; and 2) To watch the detector go silent when the electricity is shut [...]
How to Install a Floodlight is continued from Part 1. Floodlight Mounting and Wiring After pulling new electrical cable from the attic with fish tape, about two feet of wire is left exposed. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This article illustrates how to re-wire a Heath® Zenith motion activated floodlight, model SL-5412, with an Insteon In-LineLinc Relay for automation of home lighting. You can also purchase a floodlight kit directly from SmartHome.com including the In-LineLinc. But if you want to retro-fit an existing floodlight or prefer a wider range (150° or 180°) PIR [...]
Today I’m installing the vanity light and switch. The main effort is pulling the new wire through the walls, wiring in the new junction boxes and wall switch. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.