RV Backup Light Wiring?

Answer Backup lights, also known as reversing lights, are lights mounted at the rear of a recreational vehicle (RV) that illuminate when the vehicle's transmission is engaged in reverse. It is typically d... Read More »

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How was the first house electrical wiring and telephone wiring put in how did the light switches work?

The oldest wiring I have run across is either knob and tube or cleat wiring. The wires did have insulation (rubber had already been invented) and the were supported off the wood frame of the house ... Read More »

Wiring a Light Relay?

Use a relay to turn on a new light installed on your car or truck to keep high current from wearing out the contacts of the switch. Low current through the coil of the relay operates an electromagn... Read More »

Wiring Occupancy Light Sensor?

The sensor needs the neutral wire to operate properly. No way to avoid that with the new design sensors. 10 years ago the design was different but then the ground would develop a current on larg... Read More »

How to Install a Motion Light to Old Wiring?

Motion lights turn on when the motion sensor detects movement, and after a preset amount of time, the light turns off once movement in the vicinity stops. If you have an older house, you can replac... Read More »