Undo two switches controlling two lights


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Old 11-08-19, 10:02 AM
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Undo two switches controlling two lights

I have two hallway ceiling lights controlled by two switches, one at either end of hall. I want to make each switch only control the light closest to it, make them independent of each other....how do I rewire this? Newer home built 2015
 

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Old 11-08-19, 10:15 AM
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First you need to determine how the cables run between the switches and the lights and where the power enters the system. Then you determine what needs to be added to make it work.
 
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Old 11-08-19, 10:27 AM
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Joed, that would require opening walls? Is there a way to relocate or eliminate wires at the switches and lights to make them independent?

nvm, the second switch and light get the power from the first light....on to plan B
 

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Old 11-08-19, 12:58 PM
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There is always a way. Sometimes it is simple. Sometimes you need to cut holes and fish wires. But without even knowing what the existing cabling is I can not give any useful advice.
At least open the switch and fixture boxes and tell us what about the cables and wire connections. We don't care about the grounds.
 
 

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