Add a 2nd ceiling lights to garage

Reply

  #1  
Old 05-25-14, 09:20 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 1
Add a 2nd ceiling lights to garage

Hi all. I am new to the forum. I have some basic electrical knowledge being my dad was a licensed electrician. My question is I would like to add a 2nd ceiling light to my garage. It already has one towards the front and I need one towards the back. After observing my layout it seems to add the 2nd ceiling light would require me to go through 2-3 wood beams that support my second floor to
tap into the front existing ceiling light. I do have a second 2-way switch towards the back of my garage. Is it easier to tap into that switch that turns on/off the light in the front. It seems a lot of trouble to go through 2-3 wood beams to tap into existing front part ceiling light. Let me know what you all think. Townhouse is fairly new, 5 years old. New construction.
Thanks
Tony

I will add pics later.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 05-25-14, 10:10 AM
PJmax's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: NJ - USA
Posts: 43,515
Welcome to the forums.

You either have a single pole switch or a three way switch.

If you want the second light to be switched the same way as the first light.... then you need to connect to the first light.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'