How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mike G. Your Own Question
Mike G.
Mike G., Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 7170
Experience:  Proven Professional 48 years Experience
29848548
Type Your Electrical Question Here...
Mike G. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Just wired the bathroom and when i turn the breaker on the

Customer Question

Just wired the bathroom and when i turn the breaker on the light stays on in the bathroom, switch has no effect
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Either tell me how you connected the switch or better yet send a picture of the wiring in the box.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here u go
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

One of the black wires is to the light and is terminated on the switch. The other 2 connect together with a jumper wire that connected to the second termination on the switch. A voltage tester would help in identifying the hot wire and the wire to the light when touched to the hot would identify it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yeah i figured it out duh lol. Im clearly exhausted from the week still 😶
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

We all have those days.

Related Electrical Questions