How do you install a light switch? It seems simple enough. Just walk right up there and install it. No problemo.
I remind Charlotte and Christian about 2000 times per year to turn off the lights in the basement after feeding the cats. Sometimes they remember, other times, not so much.
Regardless, each night I have to trudge down to the basement storage room, which is about 8 leagues under the sea, and check.
The solution. Install a new motion sensing light switch. On the surface installing a light switch seems easy. Heck, even the back of the box shows it in 3 easy steps.
Except, it's not so easy if you haven't done it before. At the end of the post I have a list of 4 gotchas that make this easy project... [Read more...]