Refrigerator type switch

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Old 06-29-01, 08:06 AM
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I want to install a switch on a closet door that will turn a light on when the door opens and off when it closes.

I've seen this before and thought it would be an item not hard to find.

I found something at HomeDepot that I can rig to do it, but I have to build a box to hold the switch etc. Not what I'd like.

I found just the opposite in a complete box I guess for a dark room (light goes on when door is closed).

What should I call this type of switch so I can search for one? Or where can I go to find one?

Thanks.

(Yes I'm full of questions)
 
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Old 06-29-01, 08:15 AM
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It's called a Jamb switch. You want the Normally Closed
type.
 
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