Install dimmer switch instead of regular switch


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Old 11-16-16, 09:19 PM
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Install dimmer switch instead of regular switch

Not really sure what's going on here. It's an older house so not the typical switches I'm used to in my very limited experience. I just want to put a regular sliding dimmer switch here. Name:  IMG_0852.jpg
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Old 11-16-16, 09:22 PM
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The two wires on the dimmer are wire nutted to the house wires that were on the old switch.
 
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Old 11-16-16, 09:25 PM
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I thought so. Seems like that would make sense. Nothing though. I re wired the old switch and the lights work again. I have 4 recessed sockets in the ceiling that take regular bulbs.
 
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Old 11-16-16, 09:30 PM
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Are you saying the dimmer didn't work?
 
 

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