How do I move a light switch?

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To move a light switch, start by turning off the power to the switch at the beaker. Remove the switch from the wall and then drill a hole where the switch will be moved and then trace the electric outlet. Put in a wire into a box, install the box and strip it. Take off all the wires from the old box and put them in the new box then patch the drywall. Lastly, install a blank outlet cover to the old switch hole.
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How to Move a Light Switch
Moving a light switch that is poorly located is not that difficult. You may want to lower it, raise it, move it nearer to a door or to a different wall. You can even place it in another room. If you proceed methodically, you can complete this task safely... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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