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Adjust Uneven Outlets for New Wall Surface - Tile, Wainscot
Often, when you add something that builds up the surface of a wall - like tile or wainscot - you'll need to make adjustments to your electrical outlets and light switches. For example, here is an entry-way project that involved electrical components in two ...
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How to Easily Create a Custom Switch Plate
If you have any switches or outlets in your home that don't have a cover plate - because you can't find one that fits - you're in the right place. This post goes over how to create any configuration wall plate, without breaking the bank. You may need a part...
How to Easily Create a Custom Switch Plate
How to Easily Create a Custom Switch Plate
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Cover an Outlet when Bottom is Tiled & Top is Drywall
If you've added wall tile that ends mid-way up the wall (but not high enough to clear the top of your light switch or outlet), you'll run into a problem when you go to re-attach the cover. Wall tile stops halfway up the electrical box. You'll find 2 problem...
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Oak Leaf Switch Plates & Outlet Covers | Fall Decor
We've got pumpkins on our porches, spiderwebs in our windows, skeletons dangling in our trees, and witches cackling above cauldrons all throughout our neighborhoods. Halloween is just a week away and I can tell that I'm not the only one getting carried away...
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How to Label Your Light Switches - 3 Simple Solutions
Honestly, there are spots in my home where there are only 2 switches side-by-side, and after 8 years I still get them mixed up. Doesn't seem possible, but there's a few spots that just really trip me up. Still. Recently, I was out and about when I came acro...
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How to Replace a Low Voltage GE Switch & Relay [Install Tips]
Update your old GE switches with modern low voltage parts. If you have a GE low voltage light system and one of the lights in your home isn't working, you'll either need to replace the switch or the relay that's connected to the switch. First, use this guid...
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Replacement Covers for NuTone Light, Vent & Heat Switches [with labels]
If you're updating a bathroom and want to replace your dingy old NuTone light, vent and heat covers, we'll show you how. Here are two examples of NuTone switches & covers commonly found in bathrooms: 1. Vent, Heat, Light & Night Light: This nickel NuTone co...
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Stainless Steel Wall Plates - Residential vs Commercial Grade
What is the difference between the two stainless steel finishes labeled as "302" and "430"? When selecting a finish for a wall plate , some customers get tripped up by the 2 stainless steel options we offer on our website. As you can see, they look the same...
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Sideways Horizontal Toggle Switch Covers Explained
To fit more light switches into your electrical box, an electrician may have installed horizontal toggle switches (or stacked switches). Sideways toggles are a great way to have extra lighting control in a single slot of your electrical box, and are very co...
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Voice & App Controlled Smart Light Switches [Lutron Caseta]
HOW TO CONTROL YOUR LIGHTS FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD Want to access the lights in your home with a remote control, your phone or tablet, or even your voice? Transforming your home with modern lighting technology is easier than you think. Smart light switch...
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