How do I fix electrical lights that do not turn on?


When the switch flicks.

  5 answers
  • Might be best to contact a professional for this one. Messing with the electrical can be dangerous

  • Gk Gk on Jan 03, 2019

    There is a loose/disconnected/damaged wire somewhere. If you are not knowledgeable about electrical work--find someone who is. It could be an easy fix or require more investigation.

  • You may have a short or wiring issue, best to call a pro here as messing with wires can cause a fire.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Jan 04, 2019

    Need a new switch

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Jan 05, 2019

    Are all the light bulbs screwed in adequately?

    It also might be that there are too many lights, appliances, systems, etc. in the home that are drawing electricity on the one circuit.

    Have you checked your circuit panel to ensure that all your breaker switches are still in the 'on' position?

    Did you recently add something to the home that requires electricity?

    Do you have any electrical outlets in the home that are GFI that you can press to reset?