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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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Top 20 Switches Projects

  1. 1. Kwikset Key Switch (00:01:15)

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

  2. 2. Changing a Light Switch

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

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Breaking the Mold (03:29)

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

  4. 4. Foot Switches

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

  5. 5. Magswitch (03:33)

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

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

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

  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 ...

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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. Tub Transformed to Shower (00:02:58)

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

  9. 9. Design Outlet Covers (02:31)

    Snazz up your outlets and light switches with your own decorative covers.

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. B. Original With Hardware (20:00)

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

  12. 12. Updating Wall Plates

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

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  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Controlled Chaos (20:01)

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

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

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

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