wiring confusion


Old 05-05-14, 09:49 AM
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Unhappy wiring confusion

I am very confused as to how to proceed with this project. I am trying to get the two switches to work two different sets of lights. I have two powers coming in to the box. What do I do to make both switches work on their own. I have attached a photo of the wires I have to deal with. Any help would be very much appreciated.
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Old 05-05-14, 10:37 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

Nothing like stuffing a box with wiring. Way too many wires in that box.

I've circled one switch pair in blue and one in green. You'll have to add a short black tail to each black splice. That tail will go to one side of the switch and the red wire will go to the other side of the switch.

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Old 05-05-14, 12:04 PM
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Thank you. It was like that when we opened up. I just didn't know how to make it work.

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