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Wire may be from switch

Posted by Andrew in NY on September 12th, 2002 09:18 AM
In reply to And too LJ by Moderator, Steve on September 11th, 2002 05:37 PM [Go to top of thread]

In my house, one outlet in each bedroom was controlled by a wall switch via a red wire. When I added ceilling fixtures, I disconnected the red wire from the switch and outlet, and ran a new wire from the switch to the ceiling fixture. I left the red wire in the wall, knowing it was not connected to anything. After disconnecting the red wire, the outlet was always hot.


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