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Install a second switch in an existing switch box.

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Top 20 Switches Projects

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

    Learn how to install a dimmer to any wall switch.

  2. 2. Foot Switches

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

  3. 3. 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 ...

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 4. Kwikset Key Switch (00:01:15)

    Kwikset has smart locks that can be rekeyed as many times as you want.

  5. 5. Breaking the Mold (03:29)

    The oven door's sign read Please Do Not Open. That was just the beginning.

  6. 6. 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...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 7. Putting in a Dimmer Switch (01:52)

    Create ambiance by installing a dimmer to any light switch.

  8. 8. How to Install a Dimmer Switch

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

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. Tub Transformed to Shower (00:02:58)

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

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

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

  11. 11. Ceiling Fan Switches (02:08)

    Get some expert advice about installing a dimmer to a ceiling fan.

  12. 12. Magswitch (03:33)

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

  13. 13. Step 8: Install Control Switch (01:00)

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

  14. 14. How to Install a Motion-Sensor Light Switch

    A motion-detector switch will automatically turn on the lights whenever anyone walks into the room. This switch is a relatively simple ...

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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Changing a Light Switch

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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