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Old 08-31-2010, 11:11 PM   #1
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I'm putting an outdoor light over the back door of my garage. This will be controlled by a couple of three way switches inside and outside the garage.

All this is on a gfci protected branch. Do I need any special wet location switch on the outside wall?

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I would install it in a weatherrproof box and use a weatherproof switch cover

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