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Old 09-30-2018, 11:15 AM   #21
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The whole point is getting rid of the pull chains. I'm fine with them, but everyone I love is a moron and can't handle it. Plus kids like to jump on the bed and yank on the chain.
People out here literally yanking my chain. Enough is enough. No mas, as Roberto Duran would say.

4G, I dig the back to back idea, but it would mean addressing the existing cluster****, which I have neither the time or money to deal with right now. Moving it to the side works alright for now.
LED nightlight switch I think is a go though. My buddy came by last night and brought that idea up. Told me his wife loves it.

HD, check em. https://www.doortodoorco.com/product...4aAoD4EALw_wcB

First hit on google. I think I'll be able to find a wide enough glass size to look alright in the 30" opening. Price isn't wonderful, but whatever. Should only have to buy them once... theoretically.
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Old 09-30-2018, 06:33 PM   #22
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Add a two-way switch Out side the room.... You turn the spare room light on out in the lighted hallway, and turn it off in the room on the way out....

This thing shouts out for a motion detector like a dark stairway does. IMO

Add a SWITCHED outlet for a night stand/bedstand "reading lamp"

Use candles, burn it it down, do it right next time.....n

Use a french door with obscure glass/plastic stick on privacy obscuring...

Install a period transom light/vent if the ceiling is high enough.
Install a side/borrow light---still with privacy/safety glass.
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So many solutions to every problem. What a country.

I have a huge smart home phobia. I don't mess with anything wireless, remote, or otherwise not as simple as possible.
I also have a pain in the ass aversion that means I also don't mess with switches on the outside of the room they control. I don't like people playing on my phone, and I don't like little bastard kids turning my bathroom or bedroom lights off like it's some kind of joke.

Little monsters.
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