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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Thanks! I'll give it a try. You say it will give me an ungrounded outlet, are ungrounded outlets safe?
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Thanks for the bit of humor Fencepost :). I'm pretty sure the switch doesn't work anything outside my apt. either though.

    I should have mentioned the overhead light that is connected to the...
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Thanks Jack and remedialmofo!

    Unscrewing the switch boxes showed that the dummy switch has a white wire attached to a brass screw on the top right, a black wire attached to a black screw on the...
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    Re: Change light switch to outlet?

    Thank you remedialmofo, that was indeed what I meant. I am just looking to find out how to go about changing a light switch to an outlet. The switch doesn't work any lights or outlets in my...
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    Change light switch to outlet?

    Can I change a light switch to an outlet? The switch doesn't work anything, but it's next to a switch that does work the overhead light, and it's near some built-in shelves, so it's a convenient...
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