Don’t put up with old three-way light switches like this. Swap them out for something new and improved. Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can’t dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don’t play nicely with LED bulbs either. The solution? Swap them for modern switches. This guide will take you through the steps of replacing those aging three-way light switches with updated wall controls. This process can be tricky, so read through the steps before you start your project. In some cases, it might be best — and safest — to contact an electrician. The most basic three-way switch setup has two switches that connect and control one light fixture, like switches on either end of a hallway, staircase or large living area. In most cases the light (or array of lights) they operate sit on the ceiling above. Specifically these are hard wired lights, not merely lamps plugged into outlets. You won’t need many tools for this job. The necessary supplies though are critical so make sure you have them on hand. Here’s the list: Safety should be ...