The switch may require replacement for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the box just breaks down or wears out. To spend the whole complex of works independently, a lot of time is not required. It is known that replacing an old switch with a new one takes no more than 20 minutes even for an unprepared person. However, before you begin work, you must take precautions. In the article we will tell how to replace the light switch in the apartment with your own hands, consider the variants of single-key and two-key switches.
De-energize the apartment
If you can, it is better to use for switch replacement services electrician. Self-replacement of the switch can be dangerous.
Where to install
Dismantling the old
Since it is necessary to insulate the wires anyway, it is better to use different electrical tape for these purposes, then the wires are never messed up.
Disassembling a new
When the work is completed, you can check whether the installation was done correctly. To do this, turn on the switch and start electricity. In case of any faults, it is better to quickly disconnect the system.
In the same way as a simple switch, sensor systems and switches with LEDs are installed.
The following video will help you understand switch replacement technology: