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How to Install a Programmable Timer SwitchBy: Julie Day
In-wall timers, like this one from The Home Depot, turn a standard wall light switch into a programmable timer complete with 7-day customization, random vacation settings, and a backup battery.
I use the timer to control the porch light over the kitchen door, so there’s no more coming home to a dark house at night or leaving the light on all night be mistake.
Features of In-Wall Programmable Timers
- Standard Size: In-wall timers fit inside a regular wall switch box. They come with a cover plate but will also accept standard square cover plates.
How to Install a Programmable In-Wall Timer
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