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How Do I Fix a Light Switch?

Learn How to Fix or Replace a Single-Pole Light Switch

Many homeowners are wary of doing their own electrical lighting projects, mainly because they don't understand the wiring behind the switch plate and are afraid of getting a shock.

It's actually not difficult to learn how to fix a light switch, and once you learn, you can also replace switches with dimmers if you desire.

A single-pole light switch is the most common type of light switch in a home. It is used to control one or more lights or fixtures from a single location.

A single-pole switch is different from a three-pole switch, which controls lights or fixtures from multiple locations (for example, from the top and bottom of a flight of stairs).

CLICK HERE to learn more about how to properly replace a single-pole light switch!

Additional resources from Mr. Handyman of Wheaton - Hinsdale on how to fix a light switch:

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