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Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring: Black (Hot) Wire Connections

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 7

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. The branch circuit for the new smoke alarm is connected to the main junction box for power and signal. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 6. Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring Diagram […]

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Kidde/Firex PI2010 Hardwired Smoke Alarm Installation

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 6

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. The smoke alarm is wired and mounted to the ceiling box. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 5. Smoke Alarm Ceiling Box Wiring With the Carlton B618R old work ceiling box now […]

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Smoke Alarm Ceiling Box Wiring

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 5

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 4. Bedroom Smoke Alarm Wiring Diagram The new NM-B 14/3 cable has been pulled from the main junction box to the basement bedroom drywall ceiling. Work […]

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Smoke Alarm Installation: Equipment and Wiring Materials

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 4

This project explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. This tutorial is a fast-track installation because I don’t have the problems of relocating the abandoned smoke alarm and connecting it to a non-switched AC power circuit as described in How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 1. […]

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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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