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Dimmer Switches: The Do’s And Don’ts 

Dimmer Switches: The Do’s And Don’ts

There are multiple benefits associated with dimmer switches which is precisely why homeowners are continuing to add these features to their homes.

There is no denying that homeowners are increasingly adding dimmer switches to their homes regularly. In fact, with updated technology, there are a wide array of things homeowners can do with their dimmer switches. The reality is, you can easily set a lovely, romantic-level lighting ambiance or you can add just enough light to watch a movie in the dark without having people fall over while walking by. Ultimately, there are multiple benefits associated with dimmer switches which is precisely why homeowners are continuing to add these features to their homes. Here are the key do’s and don’ts when it comes to adding dimmer switches to your humble abode.

Always Check The Packaging 

More often than not, it is imperative that you take into consideration the packaging that your dimmer switch came in. In fact, if you happen to have halogen or incandescent bulbs, these are usually compatible with many different types of dimmer switches. The reality is, compact fluorescent (CFL) typically are the least compatible bulbs associated with dimmer switches. Ultimately, knowing whether the specific types of dimmer switch you purchased or plan on installing works — or is compatible — with the bulbs you have will be the first thing you’ll absolutely want to look at before installing these dimmer switches in your home. 

The Perks Of Dimmer Switches

For the most part, dimmer switches have a lot of benefits associated with them. In fact, once you find a dimmer switch that is compatible with the bulbs in your home, you can find some amazing perks that come with adding these dimmer switches throughout your humble abode. The reality is, dimmer switches are a great way to save money and energy as well. Ultimately, dimmer switches can really be a great game-changer for your eyes by easing the strain most people experience with heavy lights in the home. 

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