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James
Ceiling box has black/white/red wire, switch and separate dimmer switch on wall
James

I have ceiling light I need to install (was capped off when purchased) and the ceiling has a black, white and red wire (ground as well). The light is controlled by a normal switch and a separate dimmer switch is installed next to it.  

Before I wire it, I assume I should cap off the red in the ceiling and just hook up the black and white and ground?  Home was built in 1998 so could have been wired for a ceiling fan.  Also, the switch is black on top and red travller on bottom, I assume the red goes to the dimmer control?

 

Thank you everyone for the advice.  

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