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Electricians Waterville ME

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Ideal Electric Inc
(207) 877-0628
86 China Road
Waterville, ME
Services
Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Motors & Generators Wholesale & Manufacturers, Fire Alarm Sales & Service
Payment Options
Guardian

Ben King & Sons
(207) 622-6038
65 Quimby Street
Augusta, ME
Services
Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Equipment Service & Repair, Electric Motors & Generators Wholesale & Manufacturers

Goodridge Electric
(207) 474-9036
460 Hinckley Rd.
Canaan, ME
Services
Electric Contractors, Electric Contractors Residential, Electrical Designers, Electric Equipment Service & Repair, Electrical Consultants
Products
Generators

Poirier Tim & Laurie
(207) 873-5451
South Pond Rd
Waterville, ME
 
Brown D W Electric
(207) 873-1487
Reynolds Rd
Waterville, ME
 
Dick's Electric
(207) 465-4515
18 Kayak Lane
Belgrade, ME
Services
Electric Contractors Residential, Electric Motors & Generators Wholesale & Manufacturers
Products
Sales, Service, Commercial Residential

Hutchings Electric
(207) 622-9308
333 Cony Street
Augusta, ME
Services
Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors, Electric Contractors, Generator Parts Service & Repair
Hours
Mon-Fri: 07: 30am-03: 30pm
Payment Options
Cash Only, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Money Orders

Marks Winston Electrician
(207) 453-2811
136 Albion Road
Benton, ME
 
Bob Plourdes Plumbing & Heating
(207) 873-3698
43 Elm Street
Waterville, ME
 
Bruce J Willette CO
(207) 872-0809
39 Western Avenue
Waterville, ME
 

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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