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Everything you need to install a HomeKit-enabled Light Switch

Klein Tools 11055 Wire Cutter
Klein Tools 11055 Wire Cutter (Image credit: Klein Tools)

Ready to upgrade from smart bulbs to smart light switches? HomeKit-enabled light switches can be installed by almost everyone with the right tools. In fact, you may already have most of the tools required. Here are our favorite tools and accessories that will help to get the job done in no time.

Geared Up

Installing a HomeKit-enabled light switch provides many benefits, such as the ability to turn on and off your lights with just a tap, or through a schedule built for your home. Once you have gathered all of the tools needed for your particular installation, it is time to put it all together. Be sure to check out our installation guide for details on how to get the job done.

Don't worry; installing a switch can be done by almost anyone. To do it safely, we recommend the Fluke 1AC Non-Contact Voltage Tester (opens in new tab). This tester will help to ensure that the wires that you are working on are not "live" with handy visual and audio cues.

To make the job even easier, we recommend Wago's Lever Nut Assortment Pack (opens in new tab), which makes connecting wires a snap, and it comes with various sizes to accommodate any amount of wires that you may have.

Christopher spends most of his time writing and dreaming about all things HomeKit. If you wish to join him on his quest to automate everything, you can follow him on Twitter at @itschrisclose.