Light Switch Update and an Updown, too.

Light Switch Update

Last weekend, we were lucky enough to have a few handy friends in town for the 4th of July. So, of course, we put them to work right away. Chris taught me a little bit of electrical handiness, and I did a light switch update in Jaye's room all by myself! Here's the hideous switch in its "Before" state. Yellowed and painted-over. Yuck. Once I checked and double-checked that the power was off, I unscrewed the yellowed switch plate. It was so brittle and old that it broke apart in my … [Read more...]