DIY Doctor

How do you wire a strip light

Postby scrimshady » Sat Dec 22, 2007 4:41 pm

i was putting a strip light up in the garage and stupid me took all the wires out and now dont know how to put them back again, here is what i have and any help would be good.
two switches one at either end, the far one goes into the other switch and the comes back out again to the light, then i have the power cable coming in, where do all the cables go, shall i link the two lives together with a choc block the earth in the earth one of the blacks to the live in the light and the other black to the N
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Dec 22, 2007 4:26 pm


Simply Build It

Postby rflight » Sat Dec 22, 2007 7:14 pm

You need to try and identify which wire is the switch wire, the rest is straight forward.

See our projects page and go to the electrical projects. The lights and switches project plus many others will show you how a lighting circuit works and how to identify switch wires
Rank: Tradesman
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 32
Joined: Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:05 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics