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Hi there,
I m trying to install a new light fixture to my existing wall :
My challenge is trying to install the new switch (installing beside other existing switch box) and connect to the source wire from the other existing switch box , but the problem is the existing switch box is metal , I cannot remove the metal box and I don’t see place where I can take the wire from that existing switching box.
Please advise how can I wire the new switch from the existing switch box who’s already metal box , attached image is the existing switch bo
 

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You remove that box and install a double gang box. You have to figure out a way to remove it, or knock on down into the wall. You may be able to use deep boxes for more convenience.
 

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I've been doing double and triple rocker single gangs for stuff in my house:

https://www.amazon.com/Leviton-5634...dual+rocker+single+gang&qid=1581960385&sr=8-4 and https://www.amazon.com/Leviton-1754...dual+rocker+single+gang&qid=1581960385&sr=8-9

(three) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0006B51IE/ref=psdc_6291359011_t1_B0087UNIVI


But the other day while looking for dual rocker for my game room lights I came across these slick looking touch button style switches - https://www.amazon.com/LIVOLO-Indic...ree+rocker+single+gang&qid=1581960406&sr=8-28 and now I wanna switch over heh (They have single, dual, and triple button models)
 

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You do have room in the box for one more wire but i would just cut out the drywall for a 2 gang box, remove that box and replace it with one that has the screws inside.

 

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