Wiring two lights to the same switch

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Old 01-06-06, 03:02 PM
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Will someone tell me how to wire two lights to the same switch?
 
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Old 01-06-06, 03:38 PM
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parallel... black of first light fixture to black of second light fixture, and white to white... is the switch already wired to one of these fixtures? if not, then take the black to the light switch where the power will be on one side of the switch (black power) .. the whites will all tie (neutral) together in the light switch box...
 
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Old 01-06-06, 05:22 PM
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Take a look here and see some of the different ways to do it.

http://www.selfhelpandmore.com/switchoutlet/index.htm
 
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Old 01-06-06, 07:04 PM
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There are quite a few ways to do this. The best way for you depends on a lot of factors. We can help you select the best way if you provide us with more context of your project. Is this new construction and the switch and both lights are new? Or does the switch and one light already exist? Or maybe the two lights exist but the switch doesn't? Also, are these wall lights or ceiling lights? Is the attic access above the room? Are the walls open or already finished? Etc, etc, etc.
 
 

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