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drb753 10-19-2010 10:14 AM

Changing a switched outlet
 
I have an outlet in my house that is powered by a wall switch. I'd like to have the outlet continuously powered without having to use the wall switch. Suggestions? Thanks!

secutanudu 10-19-2010 10:29 AM

Shut the appropriate breaker off....then remove the switch. Take the two wires that were previously connected to the switch and connect them to each other with a wirenut.

Put a blank cover plate where the switch used to be.

Turn power back on.


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