Easy cheap fix. Sneak out a bottle of your wife's red nail polish.
Turn the switch on and then paint the part of the switch that is showing
red. Now when the light is on you see red and when the light is off you
don't. It's easy to see from a distance and catches your attention.
Pass and Seymour make "decorator-style" switches that do what you want:
Search for "pilot" in
I couldn't find the particular ones I wanted in stock anywhere, not even
at an electrical-supplies warehouse; they had to be special-ordered.
On 11/18/05 01:17 am Walter R. tossed the following ingredients into the
ever-growing pot of cybersoup:
If this works for you, you could take it a step further and install
one of these Leviton electronic timers. (see link below) The choices
are 2, 4, 8, and 12 hours, plus it functions as a pilot light as well.
No-one could ever leave the lights burning for more than one evening
again. Now that would be cool.
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