This is the switch everyone is familiar with. It has two positions ON and OFF. It’s commonly used in bedrooms and bathrooms that have only one way access.
A switch which many people think of more as a 2-Way switch. The three way switch has 3 terminals on it: a “common” terminal and two “traveler” terminals. The three way switch works by keeping power at all times to one of the traveler terminals. This lets you turn the power on and off at either switch location. It’s common for people to miss wire these switches when changing them out for more decorative style switches. Three way switches are typically used in stairwells, halls and in rooms where you have more than one entrance point. Our electricians are setup to make quick repairs of any switches in the greater Vancouver Area.
The dimmer switch adds a decorative touch to any light installation. Dimmers should not be used with compact fluorescent lamps unless the light is specifically designed for dimming. Dimmers are available in both the single pole and three pole switch style