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Bob C 02-05-2004 10:41 PM

Switch positioning
 
Just me again...

When a door opens out (that is, into the room from which you are entering the next), is there a "standard" for which side of the hinge switches should be placed in the room that you are entering? I can understand that if the door swings in the switch should be away from the hinges, but I can't see any advantage for positioning the switch when the door swings out.

Once again...thanks in advance for your help!

Speedy Petey 02-07-2004 10:36 PM

IMO for any single hinged door the switch should be on the latch side.
Center latched french doors are a different story, there is no latch side. :p


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