Sunday, September 25, 2011

Antique-Vintage Style Push-button 3way Switches Replaced

Three-way Push-button switch on old Knob and Tube Wires replaced

House detail: Light switchImage by litlnemo via Flickr

In this video I show how to replace two 3way light switch. The original switch were the old knob and tube push-button type switches. Ideally this wiring should be replace. The wiring was originally installed before the 1930's. This client was not in a position to update the wiring so were were able to repair the switching problem with new switches. Knob and tube wiring is nearly 100 years old now. It is highly recommend that this type of wiring be replace when it is located.
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