How To Wire A 3-Way Switch

how to wire a 3 way switch

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How To Wire A 3 Way Switch

 

Required Tools for this Project

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver

  • Linesman pliers

  • Electrical tape

  • Non-contact voltage tester

  • Utility knife

  • Wire stripper/cutter

  • Hammer

  • Drill and 3/4″ bit

 

Required Materials for this Project

  • 14-3 or 12-3 cable (for between switches)

  • 14-2 or 12-2 cable (power feed wire)

  • Three-way switches (2)

  • Wire Nuts

  • Wire staples

  • Electric Boxes

  • The fixture to be switched

  • A panel breaker and wire clamp if the power is coming all the way from the panel

 

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