How do i connect a single-pole switch?

Answer Prepare the WiresTurn off power to the circuit. Strip the wires of their insulation (two black, two white) about 3/4 inch back. Use needle-nose pliers to twist one of the black wires into an open-e... Read More »

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What is a single pole switch?

A single pole switch is a switch that operates only one outlet or fixture from one location. These are often used to turn on small lamps, overhead fans and other small appliances.References:Repair-... Read More »

How do I replace a single pole switch?

PowerTurn the power off to the branch circuit you are working on by moving the circuit breaker to the "Off" position. Remove the switch cover plate held in place by two screws. Test for live wires ... Read More »

How do I wire a single pole switch?

Shut off the PowerGo to the circuit box in your home and shut all the power off to the part of the house containing the single pole switch. Wiring a switch with the power on is extremely dangerous,... Read More »

How to Install a Two Single Pole Switch?

When adding a new light fixture in your home, there may not be enough area on your wall to add an additional light switch inside its own electrical box. Installing a combination two single pole swi... Read More »