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I have two outdoor lights that are separate switches. I want to combine them under one switch, but Light A is on Breaker #3 and Light B is on Breaker #2. Can I put these lights on the same switch or do I have to keep them separate since they are on different Breakers? If I can combine them, what type of switch do I need?

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Yes, you can do this. You will need a double pole single throw switch. They are commonly available at your home stores..... be careful not to get a 4-way switch... they look almost identical. enter image description here

  • However, now the 2 breakers must be handle-tied. 2 circuits, 1 yoke. – Harper - Reinstate Monica Nov 15 '20 at 20:20
  • @Harper-ReinstateMonica Good catch! – JACK Nov 15 '20 at 20:50

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