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Light switches & electrical outlets??

Posted by hedgehoggy (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 1, 12 at 10:37

What kind of light switches and electrical outlets styles are you using. Do most people use the Decora style or the toggle type? Thank you.


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RE: Light switches & electrical outlets??

Still deciding whether or not we want to install a Vantage system in which case we'll use its keypads, otherwise Decora it is. I'm fussy about such things and have spec'ed screwless faceplates. They cost a few cents more than the standard but look much cleaner (provided you aren't going for a decorative/metal one that has nice looking screws). The toggle kind reads "1970s" to me. The only toggles I do like are the 1950s-era mechanical ones that have a very positive ka-thunk when you throw them, but I don't think they make those anymore.


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RE: Light switches & electrical outlets??

We went with push button ones - old style but they look really cool! They sell light switch plates that have holes in them for buttons & you just push a button to turn it on or off or turn it for a dimmer.


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