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Light Switch Replacement Electrician Singapore

(Last Updated On: August 25, 2020)

Having light switches in your house is essential since they allow your light bulbs to properly function. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to have adequate brightness to help you with your household needs. Moreover, light switches work to ensure that your home has a radiant atmosphere.

Light switches are binary electronic devices which allows you to control your home’s light installations. They work by either allowing the electric circuit to open or close depending on the flicker’s direction. At times however, they can experience common electrical switch problems such as overheating, sparking, or even power trips. In such cases, a light switch replacement might be needed.

Replacing a light switch involves various technical processes. As such, it’s important to familiarize yourself with them in order to prevent any major light installation problems which can lead to accidents. With that, here are some things to note when replacing a light switch as well as the steps required to properly conduct the procedure:

 

Things To Note Before Replacing A Light Switch

Before replacing your light switch, it’s important to keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Try to determine the cause for why your light switch isn’t working.
  • Next, open your switchboard and cut off its connection to the main power supply.
  • Now open the switchboard and see if the wires are properly hooked to the pins. Make sure to also check for any possible signs of damage to your electrical wiring.

 

Steps For Replacing A Light Switch

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After cutting off the main power supply connected to the switchboard and checking for any electrical wiring mistakes, you can now start replacing your light switch. In doing so, make sure to adhere to the following steps:

  • First, remove the plastic board cover using a screwdriver.
  • Now detach the damaged switch along with its wires and screws. Make sure to keep vital electrical installation safety tips in mind while doing this process.
  • Strip the wire capping to remove any carbon buildup.
  • Attach your new switch to the board then affix the wires into their switch poles and tighten the screws. Make sure that the light switch you install is positioned in the right direction.
  • Screw your switchboard back onto the wall.
  • Lastly, enable your power supply and check if your fluorescent lights, downlights, or recessed lights, turn on as needed.

 

Conclusion

 

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Now that you know the steps required to properly replace a light switch, you can make sure that your existing switch is changed as quickly as possible. But should you face any difficulties, feel free to contact Daylight Electrician Singapore. Our electricians are professionally trained and can install your new light switch properly and efficiently. In addition, they can provide you with any other electrical services you might need. For more information, make sure to view our price list.

Daylight Electrician Singapore provides complete electrical services including emergency electrician service in Singapore. Our EMA Licensed electrician and electrical workers are EMA/BCA/IDA certified and specially trained to execute all kinds of electrical repairs and works including electrical installation such as light installation, ceiling fan installation, power failure recovery as well as electrical wiring and rewiring, power socket, electrical switches, light switches and DB Box replacement . We have over 10 years of electrician experience and have done thousands of electrical works for both residential (Landed, condo and HDB electrician) and commercial electrician. We are the highly recommended electrician in Singapore with many happy customers and positive reviews over the years both on Google and Facebook. WhatsApp us at +65 8241 0032 for transparent quotation and honest pricing for all your electrical needs. We offer a fast and efficient service to serve any of your electrical needs!

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