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Old 08-10-2020, 04:16 AM   #1
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Smart switches stupid design

Anyone else hates fumbling in darkness with these switches? Like a tiny light behind the panel would go so far in ergonomics.

Iím thinking of dabbing a dot of clear silicone on the two bath light buttons thatís way we can feel them.

Anyone done anything like that?
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Old 08-10-2020, 05:01 AM   #2
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Anyone else hates fumbling in darkness with these switches? Like a tiny light behind the panel would go so far in ergonomics.

Iím thinking of dabbing a dot of clear silicone on the two bath light buttons thatís way we can feel them.

Anyone done anything like that?
they drive me crazy, I have stick on lights above them to find the pad to turn the light on so i can take a piss in the middle of the night!

and they peeling apart!

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Old 08-10-2020, 06:27 AM   #3
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I agree, a back light would of been nice. we have a night light in the bathroom.
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Old 08-10-2020, 07:34 AM   #4
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There are other threads about this issue. There are switches available from Firefly with backlight but I donít know the cost. We simply got the adhesive rubber bumpers for cabinet doors and put one on the primary light for each switch plate. Go into bathroom, feel the rubber bumper and know that is the bathroom light and not the bedroom light. Works great and we have not had any issue since. Simple inexpensive solution.
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Old 08-10-2020, 10:05 AM   #5
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Per the above post, we use these...

https://www.amazon.com/IBS-Adhesive-...NsaWNrPXRydWU=


We have the newer switches that light up when you press them.
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Old 08-10-2020, 01:49 PM   #6
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There are other threads about this issue. There are switches available from Firefly with backlight but I donít know the cost. We simply got the adhesive rubber bumpers for cabinet doors and put one on the primary light for each switch plate. Go into bathroom, feel the rubber bumper and know that is the bathroom light and not the bedroom light. Works great and we have not had any issue since. Simple inexpensive solution.


Great idea. Exactly what I was looking for!
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Old 08-14-2020, 06:34 PM   #7
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There are other threads about this issue. There are switches available from Firefly with backlight but I donít know the cost. We simply got the adhesive rubber bumpers for cabinet doors and put one on the primary light for each switch plate. Go into bathroom, feel the rubber bumper and know that is the bathroom light and not the bedroom light. Works great and we have not had any issue since. Simple inexpensive solution.

Holly Molly, bought some and dag gone they work like a champ! Funny simple fix!

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Old 08-14-2020, 06:44 PM   #8
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See this thread. I found a (sort of) solve for this and shared it because of similar frustration:

Original Thread:

https://www.thorforums.com/forums/f1...tml#post197966

Solution I Posted:

https://www.thorforums.com/forums/sh...6&postcount=74
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Old 08-15-2020, 02:18 AM   #9
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See this thread. I found a (sort of) solve for this and shared it because of similar frustration:

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https://www.thorforums.com/forums/f1...tml#post197966

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https://www.thorforums.com/forums/sh...6&postcount=74

The rubber bumpers is way less than $135 per switch.
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Old 08-15-2020, 08:06 PM   #10
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The little clear dots mentioned above work great. I only put 1 dot per switch panel to guide the hand to the main button and then I can tell my guests to just push the little button.
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Old 08-16-2020, 06:06 PM   #11
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My Wife and I all digging the sticker buttons!! Works like a freaking Champ! Whoever came up with it, needs a high 5!!

I even used one on our door to stop squeak when driving down the road.

got 55 more to use! ha
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