We have 2 wall light fixtures above the bathroom sink. They are both hanging
by 2 wires, and in the actual space, the 2 wires are capped and taped. What
would be the best source to learn how to connect them without calling an
electrician or killing myself?
"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."
Most decent light fixtures will have some sort of instruction sheet
that will show the proper installation along with a simple wiring
diagram. Also, go to the library and check out some home improvement
books. One caveat is that some older homes do not always have black
and white wires and if the light is 3-way wired it can get further
confusing. In all honesty, if youre not sure how to do a simple light
fixture, get a friend who is competent to show you. Things can go bad
real quick with electrical work when done wrong.
Sunset and Ortho have books on basic wiring, as does the Time-Life
series (not sure if that's still around), and there's some info in the
Readers Digest "Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual." Study well before you
begin. Doubt you'll kill yourself, but you could cause other
electrical problems or even a fire :-). First Lesson: If you have the
*slightest**tiniest* doubt about what you're doing, stop immediately,
and call an electrician.
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