double gang box

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Old 11-03-05, 05:30 PM
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double gang box

i have 2 standard on and off switches in the same box..i want to change to the designer flat type light switches,im assuming the double gang box is standard for both type of switches...in other words 2 flat type switches will fit in the same box ,that my current 2 regular switches are in...thanks for your replies ...
 
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Old 11-03-05, 05:46 PM
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The spacing of the devices (switches) is the same, but you are concerned with more than that. Those decorator switches are physically larger than ordinary toggle switches. You want to make sure that the box is deep enough and that there aren;t too many wires to worry about.

So remove the cover plate and look inside.
 
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Old 11-04-05, 01:55 AM
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thanks ra...once im done painting ceiling i will make sure it a deep box....
 
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Old 11-05-05, 11:25 AM
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IME, they use the same rears as regular devices. It is dimmers and things that get large.
 
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