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Old 09-04-2019, 12:52 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by kenny1999 View Post
Thanks, but unfortunately, we are too far away. I will try to learn from Youtube.
That's better than just diving in. As roadfix said, having a friend show you how the first time is a great idea.

The most important thing it to make sure the power going to that switch is OFF.

I've been shocked a few times. The las time, I got shocked, I was replacing a ceiling fan for a neighbor, and the fan motor and the light on the fan were on two separate circuits. I have no idea why someone would wire a house that way, but I went from standing on a ladder to siting on the floor very suddenly.

I now have and inexpensive probe that tells me if electricity is present where I am working. You just poke it around the wires you will be working with, and it will beep if power is present.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Klein-To...1SEN/100661787

Something like this should be available in HK. They are cheap, and can save your life.

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