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Posted by Stegve on March 10th, 2002 05:09 AM
In reply to Light switches by Carrie on March 8th, 2002 07:31 PM [Go to top of thread]

Screws - older houses used STEEL boxes and straping. They may have a touch of rust on the screw.

Amps/switch - the switch is matched to the curcuit on the panal. ie - 15 amp curcuit from the panel gets a 15 amp switch, 20 amp curcuit from the panel gets a 20 amp switch

wire color - switches are power in and power out. color never matttered in a switch because there is no appliance. ie - hot and neutral vs a switched leg

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