by HTownND (2013-01-09 08:55:01)
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  In reply to: I'm not exactly sure what you are describing.  posted by grnd

On the wall we have a box with three wires running in.

One wire controls light fixture in dining room. Two other lines run to the light fixture in kitchen. Old light fixture in kitchen allowed for turning on half the lights with one switch and half with the other switch.

Current fixture doesn't handle this. Current fixture is connected to one of the wires only. The second wire is now capped and taped at the fixture.

My question is, should I change the box where the switches are to remove the second unused and capped wire? Or should I leave the third switch there that isn't connected to anything?

Hope that helps.


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