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    Light switch problem

    Geochurchi, the connection putting the 2 wires together indicates that the wiring is okay. So it is the switch. Can I change that myself?
  2. C

    Light switch problem

    Sounds like a wonderful house. That is such a blessing (and work).
  3. C

    Light switch problem

    That sounds like a wonderful plan!! I am not afraid of electricity; in fact, I'm not afraid of much since I raised my children by myself and could not afford repair men. I have prided myself on being able to understand how things work and fix them. I think maybe I'm getting too old to think...
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    Light switch problem

    I'm so sorry, guys. I don't speak "electricity" very well. Let me try again. There is an "electrical box" on the wall that has 3 switches; two of these switches have been replaced solving a issue with a light that did not work. The third switch does not work now. The electrician did his...
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    Light switch problem

    My son-in-law replaced the "innards" of 2 of the 3 switches in a wall receptacle. The next week, the third switch quit working. I ended up having to call an electrician. He said something in the fixture had been "pushed down", he "fixed it". He never looked at the receptacle although I told...
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    My name is Carolyn.

    My name is Carolyn and I often need suggestions for fixing issues.
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