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Old 02-05-2004, 10:41 PM   #1
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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!

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Old 02-07-2004, 10:36 PM   #2
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Switch positioning

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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