Wiring a double light switch is a simple job that the average homeowner can do. However, it's important to use extreme caution when working with electricity. The required materials are a voltage tester, screwdriver, elec... More »

A two-way light switch produces light when two of three wires transport a current to either end of the installation. The third wire creates repetitive switching at either end. The red wire is the traveler that carries th... More »

The eight tools and parts required to properly wire light switches are a single-pole switch, a Phillips-tip screwdriver, a standard slotted-tip screwdriver, a work light, voltage tester, a continuity tester, needle-nose ... More »

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A double-pole switch has two connectors (poles) that can control two circuits. A double-pole, single-throw switch (DPST) turns two circuits on or off. A double-pole, double-throw switch (DPDT) manages two circuits and tu... More »

To install a double-dimmer switch, you need a voltage tester, a mini hacksaw and a keyhole saw. Check if you need an electrical permit before beginning any work. More »

Changing a light switch involves disconnecting the power supply to the switch and removing the old switch using an insulated screw driver. Once you've removed it, replace the old switch with a new one. You need an insula... More »

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To install a light switch, remove the old switch from the wall, disconnect the wires, and reconnect them to a new switch. Before beginning this process, disconnect the electricity at the electrical panel, and test the sw... More »