SINGLE-POLE SWITCH, HOUSE ELECTRICAL HARDWARE
Description: This is a rectangular box with a toggle switch in front and one brass screw on each side or both screws on one side.
Buying information: It is used to control one light or a group of lights from one point in a room, typically from the room entrance. As mentioned, it controls only one 110-volt circuit. As with any screw terminals, wrap the wire around them clockwise. If more than one switch is going to be in a box, wrap electrical tape around it to ensure that adjacent bare wires won't touch, which could cause a short circuit.
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