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How to Wire a Light Switch UK?

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To wire a one-way light switch, first run a 2 wire ground cable from the breaker to the switch. Run another cable from the switch to the screw terminals on the light. Pull the cable through one of the holes in the box, leaving six inches exposed. Strip one-half inch of insulation from both white wires and join using a wire nut. Strip about one-half inch of insulation from both black wires. Connect one to each screw terminal on the switch. Mount the switch to the box using the included screws.
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When wiring a light switch the first step is to isolate the power from the mains power supply. Unscrew the cover plate and remove it from the switch box. Unscrew the terminals and remove the wires connecting them to the new plate using exactly the same terminals. Tighten the wires into place and screw the plate onto the wall box. Reconnect the power supply and the light switch will now be connected.
Start by ensuring that the switch is isolated from the mains power supply. Unscrew the small screws in the terminals, remove the wires and connect them to the new plate using exactly the same terminals. Ensure the wires are all firmly secured . Screw the plate to the wall box and reconnect the supply.
When wiring a light switch the first step is to isolate the power from the mains power supply. Unscrew the cover plate and take it out from the switch box. Unscrew the terminals and remove the wires, connect them to the new plate using exactly the same terminals. Tighten the wires into place and screw the plate onto the wall box. Reconnect the power supply and the light switch will now be connected.
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