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Wiring diagrams are very important, and help you in your home electrical projects. Indoor wiring diagrams for projects like wiring a receptacle, wiring a switch, wiring a 3-way switch, wiring a 4-way switch, or wiring a light fixture are covered in this section.

Grounding is of the utmost importance, and every outlet and all the cables must have the grounding or earthing system present and connected properly. Continue reading →...
This 3-way switch wiring diagram shows another method for wiring a three way switch circuit. Continue reading →...
This diagram shows how to wire a 3-way switch circuit when you have power coming in to the first switch, then a 3-wire to the light, then a 3-wire from the light to the second switch. Contin...
Power Into Light Box, and From Light Box to Switch #1 and Switch #2 The following diagram illustrates the power entering the light box, and from the light box to switch #1, and from the ligh...
This is a question from a site visitor who was wanting to know how to wire a specific 3-way configuration.  The twist comes with the addition of a new duplex receptacle which he wanted to k...
The 4-way is used when you want to control the light or lights from two or more locations. (For complete instructions on wiring a basic 4-way switch, see our ‘Wiring a 4-Way SwitchR...

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