Light switch for electrical outlets

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Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:41 pm

Why would any mobile home manufacture wire the master bedroom so that the plug right by the door is controlled by the light switch? It's insane in my opinion. Why would I use the light switch to turn on a lamp right by the door where I'm at when I enter the room? Doesn't it make more sense to wire the electrical outlet across the room and place a lamp there?

Is there an easy way to fix the wiring so the outlet across the room is affected by the light switch without having to cut into the underbelly and pull cables?


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Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:14 pm

you could look into a wireless switch for the outlet. ... 38b09e4180

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