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Electricians Houma LA

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Marine Electric
(985) 917-0111
246 North Hollywood Road
Houma, LA
 
C JS Electric Service Inc
(985) 868-6268
2743 Bayou Blue Road
Houma, LA
 
Amtech Service Inc
(985) 868-3685
6270 West Park Avenue
Houma, LA
 
Dan Electric
(985) 857-8898
9535 East Main Street
Houma, LA
 
Poiencot Sammy Electrical Service
(985) 868-1291
223 Laurel Drive
Houma, LA
 
Moe's Electrical Service
(985) 868-7933
1837 Bayou Blue Road
Houma, LA
 
Fanguy Morris Jr ELEC Contractor
(985) 868-7933
1837 Bayou Blue Road
Houma, LA
 
Boudwins Electric
(985) 223-2860
132 Gran Court
Houma, LA
 
Maddens Cable Service Inc
(985) 879-3591
Terrebonne Airport
Houma, LA
 
Dreyfus Cortney
(985) 851-5159
2120 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA
 

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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