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Electrical Question from Ursula about Light Switch Wiring

Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room.

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Electrical Question from Ursula about Light Switch Wiring

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[ad#block]Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room. I want to change that to a regular on off switch. There doesn’t seem to be enough wires for two switches and too many for one. How do I make the change?

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