Install Your Own Dimmer!

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Adding a dimmer to the lighting plan in you home is an elegant touch that provides just the right amount of light for any occasion. But there’s no need to call a professional electrician; switching your switcher is easier than you may think! There’s no reason to be intimidated by the task, because Beth from HIP Chicks is back to provide you with a step-by-step guide to safely hooking up your new dimmer.

Safety is paramount when dealing with electrical wires, so make sure you start by turning off the power to the appropriate switch. Then, it’s a simple matter of taking out your old light switch and replacing it with the dimmer. You’ll need a screwdriver, a pair of electrical pliers and some elbow grease, and this task will be over in a blink of an eye!

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