Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your lighting.
How to Wirelessly Connect Multiple Light Switches
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner connect four separate switches that control six lights in the same room
How to Install a Gas Lantern
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to St. Louis to install a gas lantern on an original 1890s home in a historic neighborhood.
How to Install an Antique Light Switch
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman replaces a standard toggle switch with a reproduction antique push button switch to match the rest of the house
How to Install Recessed Lighting in a Kitchen
Ask This Old House electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how to install recessed light fixtures in a finished ceiling
How to Rewire a Vintage Entry Lantern
Hung in a front entry or a cozy corner indoors, these pendant-style fixtures cast a soft ambient light that's both charming and inviting
How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting
Here are step-by-step instructions to get the best kitchen under cabinet lighting for a range of tasks.
How to Hang a Chandelier
Step-by-step instructions for replacing a simple light fixture with a chandelier
How to Put in Landscape Lighting
Read this step-by-step guide to learn how to illuminate a walkway by installing landscape lighting.