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Family Handyman gives instructions for wiring a three-way switch, which involve connecting both switches to the light that they control. Before working on this DIY electrical project, it's essential to turn off the relev... More »

It is best to install a four-way switch during a house's construction, as the switch's circuit requires a special kind of wiring. Existing circuits can be modified to accommodate a four-way switch, but experts recommend ... More »

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Electrical-Online.com, Ask-The-Electrician.com and How-To-Wire-It.com have ceiling fan light wiring diagrams on their websites. Each diagram uses four separate wires to connect the ceiling fan light, including a green wi... More »

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Schematics for a conventional three-way light switch and toggling three-way switches are available at Electrical101.com. Diagrams of eight alternative three-way electrical switch installations are available on The Home I... More »

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A drawing of a three-way circuit should include the power source, a two-wire cable with a ground wire connecting to the power source on one end and the light fixture on the other, three-way switches, a three-wire cable w... More »

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Tips for wiring a three-way switch include using number 12 wire for interior residential wiring and checking local building and construction codes before beginning the project. Measure the distance between the switch and... More »

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Wire a three-speed ceiling fan switch by removing the fan bonnet, noting the color of each wire and the number by each connection, and matching the colors to the numbers on the new switch. Purchase replacement switches f... More »