Installing Pull Chain Ceiling Light Fixture
Pull chain ceiling light fixture is used mainly in wardrobes and are a convenient way to have a light without a switch. A zipper can be purchased from a home improvement store for less than $ 10, according to 2011 prices. The base of the zipper attaches to the ceiling with two screws and wires are fairly basic. Cancel electrical service to the circuit in which the zipper is installed. Locate and turn the right switch to the position.
Installing pull chain ceiling light fixture, remove the old zipper by removing the two screws that secure it to the cabinet or ceiling. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws. Pull down the base of the zipper to access the cable routing. Disconnect the two to three wires from the base of the zipper. There is a hot wire is black or red, a neutral wire is white and possibly a ground wire is bare.
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Pull chain ceiling light fixture, strip at least an inch of insulation from the ends of each wire if they are not already stripped. Use a wire stripper to remove the insulation. Wrap the white wire around the silver screw on the base of the new zipper and tighten the screw. Linda black or red wire around the brass-colored screws and tighten it. If there is a ground wire, wrap it around the green colored screw and tighten the screw. Hold the base up to the roof where the old one was, or when the electric box is. If the screws line up with the holes in the cabinet or the holes from the old zipper, unscrew the two screws through the base and into the holes. Do not tighten the base.