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Is more then one network switch and AP OK?

Good morning,

I need to extend my “wired” network from my DDWRT wireless router (ASUS RT N-16) to two opposite ends of my house and am looking for a simple approach to this.

I was thinking of running “two” network cables one end of each connecting to the router and the other end of each connecting to a small 5 port switch.

My questions are:

1. Are there any disadvantages of adding two 5 port switches to my network?
2. I am also thinking to possibly add two small "wired" access points (NETGEAR AC750) to each of the switches. Will this have any disadvantages?

Do note that I plan to only have one subnet on my network.

Regards,
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nobushi
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Tim PhillipsCommented:
You can plug in more switches just fine.  Also, plugging in access points into each switch to 'extend' your wifi will work just fine.  I've done this dozens of times.  Everything will run on the same network.
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nobushiAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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