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The Importance of Sizing Dimmer Switches for Light Fixtures: All dimmer switches are rated according to the number of watts that are being controlled. The most common size dimmer switch is 600 watts

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Electrical Question: I just had my kitchen remodeled, and have a question about a light switch that was installed.

Background: Karen, a Homeowner from Lombard Illinois.
Additional Comments: Glad to be able to ask questions to someone that really knows the answers!

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Karen.
Hi Karen – Great Question! and Thank you for your kind comments.

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