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Keeping a Permanent Switch in the Right Position

In many homes, changing the electrical wiring is less efficient than simply keeping a switch in the “on” / “off” position. However, maintaining the switch in the right position is never easy. Kids will accidently change it, you might not notice if it is changed, and in many cases, you can break elements of your own home as a result. While there might not be a web or smart phone application that can help with this particular problem, a simple permanent switch hack can help.


As you can see, placing a small metal bracket over the switch can prevent any accidental changes. Best of all, with the screws in such a location, it’s possible to avoid drilling into your walls. This small metal bracket could be the difference between an expensive electrical repair and a practical solution.

Have a light switch that has to stay on or off, and it is always getting bumped? [Imgur]

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