A lighting switch is used to turn light on and off, but how to wire a light switch? By following the instructions in this article, you can easily connect your switch to the wall outlet, making it easy to turn your lights on and off.
Preparing the Right Material
To connect the switch to the wall outlet, first use an appropriate cord. There are several cords available, and each has its own connector. The most common connector is a “P”-shaped plug on one end and a “C”-shaped receptacle on the other. To connect the switch to the power outlet, you then need to use the correct connector. There are several different connectors, but the mostcommon is a “ plugs into a “ receptacle .
To make sure the switch is in the correct position on the cord before connecting it to the power outlet, it is important to note the two marks on either side of the connector. The marks identify the positions of the ears on the connector. If you connect the switch in any other position, it may not work correctly.
Wiring the Light Switch
When wiring a new light switch, it is important to be sure that the black wire is connected to the black wire, the blue wire is connected to the blue wire. Once you have made these connections, plug each end of the cord into the light switch outlet and attach wire connectors to both ends of each wire. Then check the continuity of electricity with professional measurement tools.
If there are any continuity errors, check each wire for breaks or insulation damage before continuing.
Connecting the Cords
To connect a lighting switch to power outlets, you should first connect the blue wire of the switch to the blue wire of the outlet (there should only be two wires in that). Then, please connect the black wire of the switch to the black wire of the outlet (remember that one black wire only can be connected another black wire!). Connect the ground wire (in some cases, there is no ground wire) of the switch to the ground wire of the outle.
This is the same for plug-in type LED light. If you have a plug-in type LED light, connect the blue and black wires to each other. If you do not have a plug-in type LED light, connect one end of the cord to the light and connect the other end of the cord to a wall outlet. Note: Make sure you connect to the correct wires, otherwise you run the risks of burning your device and electricity system!
By following these simple steps, you can easily connect a lighting switch to power outlets to turn lighting on and off. This will help you to save energy and keep your home safe and organized. Still unsure how to make the connection? Contact one of our prefessional installers, we will help you bring light to your home!