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Electricians Hood River OR

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Gorge Electric
(541) 386-2468
Hood River, OR
 
Bonney Electric Inc
(541) 387-2633
1399 Barker Road
Hood River, OR
 
Sampson Electric CO Inc
(509) 493-9455
152 North Main Avenue
White Salmon, WA
 
Parkdale Electric- Inc.
(541) 374-9070
110 Wa-Na-Pa Street Unit #8
Cascade Locks, OR
 
Leaco Electric Security Systems
(541) 298-4194
3002 East 2nd Street
The Dalles, OR
 
Shepherd Electric
(541) 386-5171
1437 Barker Road
Hood River, OR
 
Coburn Electric Inc - Hood River
(541) 386-7866
620 Columbia Street
Hood River, OR
 
Riverside Electric LLC
(509) 493-4491
1280 Southwest Pucker Huddle Road
White Salmon, WA
 
Big River Electric Inc
(509) 365-5030
608 State Street
Lyle, WA
 
Cliff Francis Electric
(541) 298-5266
507 West 3rd Place
The Dalles, OR
 

Wiring a 3-way or 4-way switch


Do you need to wire 2 switches to control the same light or lights??

Or, wire 3 switches to control the same light or lights??

Here are the instructions for wiring:

Wiring a 3-Way Switch

To use 2 switches to control the same fixture, you will need to use two 3-way switches.

Run 2-wire cable from the fixture to the first switch. Between the switches you will need to run 3-wire (with ground) cable. (The white and red wires will be the switched wires.)

In the picture below, we show power coming into the light fixture. The black (hot) wire will pass right through going to the first switch. Attach it to the white wire of the wire running to the switch. The white wire from the power source will attach to the light's white wire. The light's black wire should be attached to the black wire running to the first switch.

At the switch the white wire (hot) coming from the light, will be connected to the dark colored screw. Mark it with a black marker or paint the end black to indicate it is hot. The red and white wire of the 3-wire going to the next switch should be attached to the light colored screws. Connect the black wire of the 3 wire cable to the black coming into the switch from the light.

At the second switch, attach the black wire to the dark screw and the white and red to the light colored screws.
3 way switch wiring 3 way elementary
For more elementary wiring diagrams of different 3 way circuits scroll down to the bottom of the page. ...

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