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How to Install a Three-Way Switch and Wire a Circuit

Typically used for hallways and staircases, three-way switches are used in instances where two separate switches control one. Use these...

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Top 22 Switches Projects

  1. 1. Foot Switches

    The DIY Network shows you two products that allow you to safely control a power switch with your foot.

  2. 2. Add an Electrical Switch

    Install a second switch in an existing switch box.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. How to Install a Dimmer Switch

    Allegra Bennett, editor of Renovating Woman magazine, explains how to replace a light switch with a dimmer switch.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. Changing a Light Switch

    Replacing or upgrading a light switch is a simple and inexpensive DIY project.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. Step 8: Install Control Switch (01:00)

    How to install the fan controls and adjust the fan for different seasons.

  6. 6. B. Original With Hardware (20:00)

    Create or alter drawer pulls and turn switch plates into works of art.

  7. 7. How to Install an Electric Skylight

    Natural light from above is a beautiful enhancement to any home. This project will walk you through the complete process of installing ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. Magswitch (03:33)

    These powerful magnets can be turned on and off with the flip of a switch.

  9. 9. Dustless WetDry Shop Vac (01:19)

    This vac's filter system lets the operator switch easily from wet to dry.

  10. 10. Switch Plates (03:09)

    Artist Vesta Abel adds a faux copper finish to a normal light switch plate.

  11. 11. Tub Transformed to Shower (00:02:58)

    Stephen Fanuka and crew turn this couple's tub into a modern shower stall.

  12. 12. Updating Wall Plates

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on how to update switch and wall plate covers.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  13. 13. How to Install a Lamp Cord Switch

    A cord switch makes it easy to turn hard-to-reach lamps on and off. Use these step-by-step instructions to install one in no time.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Controlled Chaos (20:01)

    The guys switch roles to see what they each deal with on a daily basis.

  15. 15. Installing a Dimmer (00:00:22)

    Learn how to install a dimmer to any wall switch.

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