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Question: Why is my outlet wall socket connected to the ceiling light?
This electrical question came from: Wayne, a Homeowner from England
Thanks for your electrical question Wayne.
Well Wayne, that’s a good question. It may be that at one time there was only the switched wall socketÂ which would control a table lamp, then the decision was made to add a ceiling light fixture.
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