How to make garage door opener trigger light switch on wall?


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Old 10-13-15, 03:42 PM
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How to make garage door opener trigger light switch on wall?

Hello,

This is what I'm trying to do: I have a garage door opener which has two E26 sockets for the lights. I have LED shop lights in the ceiling which are controlled by a wall switch. I want to have the garage door light trigger the shop lights. Wireless seems to be the only way to do this; the property is a rental and I can't run wire (the wall switch is inside the house). I hope I made this clear enough

Thank you,
Scott
 
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Old 10-13-15, 03:58 PM
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#1, Why?
#2, "It's a rental" I catch one of my renters messing with the wiring and there out.
Unless you have written permission from the owner do not do it.
 
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Old 10-13-15, 03:59 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

How about replacing the wall switch with a motion sensing type ?
 
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Old 10-13-15, 05:09 PM
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Joe, he already is aware that he does not want (or should not) run wires. PJ's suggestion of a motion light is a good one. And their inexpensive.
 
 

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