3 way wiring

Old 07-24-03, 06:57 AM
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Question 3 way wiring

I will soon be running wire for an exterior light fixture on my detached garage. The plan is to have switches (3 way)at the back door of my house and at the door of the garage. Is there a way to power two lights instead of one? We would prefer to have a light at the garage door and at the corner so it provides adequate light.

Thank you in advance for much needed advice.

Old 07-24-03, 07:50 AM
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Sure. Just wire up the first light to the 3-ways, then hook the second light to the first - black to black, white to white.

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With enough wire, there's a way to do anything. If you want one light at the house and one light at the garage (I don't know where "the corner" is), you'll have to run two cables (or four insulated conductors plus ground) between the buildings.
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Thanks for the help. It is much, much appreciated.

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