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We looked through hundreds of user reviews and compared many products from various brands while making this TOP list of the best dimmer switches. Believe us: every dimmer switches we have chosen is of the highest quality. Feel free to make your own research, but we recommend you to read our list before making the final decision.

We are happy to offer you the TOP list of the best dimmer switches that can be found on the current market. Every model from the TOP list of the best dimmer switches is available at marketplace.

Our Favorite 8 Dimmer Switches of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Leviton 6674-P0W SureSlide Universal 150-Watt LED
Integrated linear full-range slide control for easy, precise operation.
Leviton 6674-P0W SureSlide Universal 150-Watt LED
4.8
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2. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer Switch
For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds or up to 600-watts of incandescent or halogen bulbs.
Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer Switch
4.5
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3. Lutron Diva Dimmer Switch
For use with up to 600-watts of halogen and incandescent bulbs.
Lutron Diva Dimmer Switch
4.3
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4. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer
Also works with all incandescent and halogen bulbs.
Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer
4.0
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5. Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch
When using your philips hue smart dimmer switch with philips hue smart bulbs, you can use the on-button to switch between 4 light recipes without the philips hue app, or use the philips hue app to configure your 4 favorite scenes.
Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch
3.8
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6. Enerlites Dimmer Light Switch 3-Way Multi Location (Best Performance for the Price)
3-way, single-pole, 700w, 120v, 60hz.
Enerlites Dimmer Light Switch 3-Way Multi Location
3.5
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7. Lutron Toggler C.L Dimmer
For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds or up tot 600-watts of incandescent or halogen bulbs.
Lutron Toggler C.L Dimmer
3.3
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8. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer (Most Autonomous)
For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds and up to 600-watts of incandescent and halogen bulbs.
Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer
3.3
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№ 1. Leviton 6674-P0W SureSlide Universal 150-Watt LED and Cfl 600-watt Incandescent Dimmer, White
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Leviton R62-06674-P0W 2 x 2 x 4 inches 2.4 ounces
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Backwards compatible with incandescent lamps. Integrated linear full-range slide control for easy, precise operation. Led/incandescent mode provides optimized dimming for led lamps and for incandescent operation. Future-proof to control a variety of dimmable cfl and led lamps. This feature provides a higher starting voltage that is required for many compact fluorescent lamps.

 

 
The good
Integrated linear full-range slide control
Backwards compatible
Led/incandescent mode provides optimized dimming
The bad
It does not have cons at all.
 

What is the price range for a good dimmer switches?

You should not make your choice based on the price of a dimmer switches. You will not make a mistake by buying the most expensive dimmer switches on the market, if you can afford it. However, you may never need a half of its functions. We recommend you to take a look at the dimmer switches from the average price segment. It is quite possible that they will cover all of your needs. At the same time, you will save a bit of your hard-earned money.

 

 
№ 2. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer Switch for Dimmable Led, Halogen and Incandescent Bulbs, with Wallplate, Single-pole Or 3-way, Dvwcl-153ph-wh, White
 

Style
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Lutron DVWCL-153PH-WH 3 x 6 x 7 inches 2.08 ounces
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Installs in as little as 15 minutes. Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications. Provides the best dimming performance for led bulbs (for list of approved leds, see ‘technical specification’ below). Features a large rocker paddle to turn lights on/off or to preset level and a discreet slider to brighten/dim lights to suit any activity. L dimmer switch and coordinating wall plate. For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds or up to 600-watts of incandescent or halogen bulbs.

 

 
The good
Includes diva c
Features a large rocker paddle
Installs in as little as 15 minutes
Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications
The bad
It quickly becomes rusty.
 

How to find out whether I am buying a decent dimmer switches?

Before making a purchase, you can use marketplace to find out everything you want to know about any specific dimmer switches. We like this marketplace for a good reason: this website has a great interface and a “Compare” feature, which makes the process of finding the best dimmer switches a lot easier. Do not forget about user reviews: read them to understand whether the chosen dimmer switches is suitable for you.

 

 
№ 3. Lutron Diva Dimmer Switch for Halogen and Incandescent Bulbs, Single-pole, with Wallplate, Dvw-600ph-wh, White
 

Style
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Lutron DVW600PH-WH 7 x 2.4 x 9.9 inches 4.8 ounces
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Only works with halogen and incandescent bulbs and is not compatible with led/cfl bulbs. Installs in as little as 15 minutes. Features a large rocker paddle to turn lights on/off or to preset level and discreet slider to brighten/dim lights to suit any activity. For use with up to 600-watts of halogen and incandescent bulbs. Includes diva dimmer and coordinating wallplate.

 

 
The good
Includes diva dimmer
For single-pole applications
Installs in as little as 15 minutes
Features a large rocker paddle
The bad
Offers too many unnecessary features.
 

 

 
№ 4. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer for Dimmable Led, Halogen, and Incandescent Bulbs, Single-pole Or 3-way, Dvcl-153p-wh, White
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Lutron DVCL-153P-WH 1.8 x 2 x 4.2 inches 12 ounces
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Provides the best dimming performance for led bulbs (compatible with 800+ bulbs – for more specific details view “technical specification” below). Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications. Coordinating wall plate sold seperately (cw-1-wh). Paddle switch turns lights on/off and returns light to preset level. Convenient slider dims and brightens. Works with up to 150 watts of dimmable led/cfl bulbs or 600 watts of incandescent/halogen bulbs. Also works with all incandescent and halogen bulbs.

 

 
The good
Coordinating wall plate sold seperately
Paddle switch turns lights on/off
Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications
The bad
Requires professional maintenance.
 

 

 
№ 5. Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch with Remote (installation-free, Smart Home, Exclusively for Philips Hue Smart Bulbs)
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Philips 798082 3 x 3 x 3 inches 4 ounces
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When using your philips hue smart dimmer switch with philips hue smart bulbs, you can use the on-button to switch between 4 light recipes without the philips hue app, or use the philips hue app to configure your 4 favorite scenes. Control up to 50 lights using the philips hue bridge, or use the dimmer switch without the philips hue bridge to control up to 10 lights. The philips hue dimmer switch doesn’t require an internet connection to work. When you use the philips hue dimmer switch with a philips hue bridge, the dimmer switch can be used to control any homekit compatible appliance via the apple smart home app.

Simply follow the instructions in the philips hue app. Customize the scene settings in the app to fit your needs. Control your philips hue lights from the comfort of your couch or bed. The battery-powered wireless dimmer switch with remote smoothly adjusts the intensity and color of your philips hue lights, and switches them on and off.

 

 
The good
When using your philips hue smart dimmer switch
Control your philips hue lights from
Installed in a minute
The bad
Starts to tear apart after a month of use.
Does not offer enough features for such a high price.
 

 

 
№ 6. Enerlites Dimmer Light Switch 3-Way Multi Location for Dimmable Incandescent Halogen Light Bulbs, In-wall, Electrical Dimming Switch, On Off Switch, Green LED Night Light, 700w, 120v, 60hz, White
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Enerlites 2.2 x 2.2 x 4.5 inches 1.7 pounds
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The enerlites 50321 is designed to dim from 0-100%, incandescent and halogen dimmable light bulbs, up to 700w, does not work with led lights. Convenient advantage: the light dimmer features a simple on/off switch at the lower half of the body for when dimming isn’t need and a simple touch is needed to turn off the lights. Full-range dimming switches are the backbone for all home lighting in kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, home theaters and especially bathrooms. With smooth fades and an led night light, it’s easy to locate the switch in the dark when you have to get up “to go” and the low light levels achieved by the dimming capabilities of the switch don’t harm your eyes with a burst of light in the middle of the night.

White, vibrant color with switch covers, led night light turns on when switch is off for easy spotting at night, switch stays on last dimming setting, heavy duty build, indoor use, ul listed in california and canada. Multi-location support: 3-way, single-pole.700w.120v.60hz. The dimmer switch allows you to control/dim your lighting from multiple locations in your home, office, and every room in between.

 

 
The good
The enerlites 50321 is designed
Multi-location support
Full-range dimming switches are
Convenient advantage
The bad
It is too easy to scratch.
 

 

 
№ 7. Lutron Toggler C.L Dimmer for Dimmable Led, Halogen and Incandescent Bulbs, Single-pole Or 3-way, Tgcl-153ph-wh, White
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Lutron TGCL-153PH-WH 3 x 4 x 7 inches 2.4 ounces
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L dimmers, coordinating fassada wallplate sold separately. Provides the best dimming performance for led bulbs (for list of approved leds, see ‘technical specification’ below). Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications. For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds or up tot 600-watts of incandescent or halogen bulbs. Installs in as little as 15 minutes. Features a toggle switch to turn lights on/off or to preset level and a small slide control to brighten/dim lights to suit any activity.

 

 
The good
Installs in as little as 15 minutes
Features a toggle switch
Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications
Includes toggler c
The bad
The material quickly gets wet under the rain.
 

 

 
№ 8. Lutron Diva C.L Dimmer for Dimmable Led, Halogen, and Incandescent Bulbs, Single-pole Or 3-way, Dvcl-153p-wh-3, White (3-pack)
 

Style
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Lutron DVCL-153P-WH-3 7.4 x 4.7 x 2.3 inches 12.8 ounces
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L dimmers; coordinating wallplates sold separately. Installs in as little as 15 minutes. Provides the best dimming performance for led bulbs (for list approved led bulbs, see “technical specification” below). For use with up to 150-watts of dimmable leds and up to 600-watts of incandescent and halogen bulbs. Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications. Features a large rocker paddle to turn lights on/off or to preset level and a discreet slider to brighten/dim lights to suit any activity.

 

 
The good
Includes diva c
Can be used in single-pole or 3-way applications
Features a large rocker paddle
Installs in as little as 15 minutes
The bad
Hard to transport.
 

Whether the lifetime warranty for a dimmer switches is useful?

Most manufacturer offer various warranty terms depending on the price of a dimmer switches. Some brands have expensive models with a lifetime warranty, while the others only offer one-year or two-year protection. The cheapest dimmer switches on the market may not have the warranty at all. If you are afraid that the dimmer switches may break down, pick a model with the five-year warranty period. Lifetime warranty is usually useless.

What happens if I get a wrong item instead of the chosen dimmer switches?

You should not worry about it because marketplace has a customer support team that will help you to make a refund or replace the wrong item with the dimmer switches you ordered. In case you get a wrong product, contact the support and describe your problem. You will not have to wait for a long time — support team works very fast.

How did you come up with this rating list of the best dimmer switches?

Our team had to test hundreds of dimmer switches while creating this rating list. We compared models from various manufacturers and picked models with the optimal price to quality ratio. Our team wanted to create the list of dimmer switches from every price range that offer the best value. We have managed to do this, which made this buying guide useful for all readers.

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