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Experience:  30 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Technician License
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I'm putting on a dimmer in my bedroom and have a and black

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I'm putting on a dimmer in my bedroom and have a white and black wire behind the wall, but no green for the dimmer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) Is the wall switch box metal or PVC?

2) Is there a bare copper wire inside the wall switch box?

3) Does the dimmer switch contain a green ground screw or a green ground wire?

4) What is the wiring scheme for the switch box? Romex cable? What is the approximate age of the home?

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