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Replacing the Cover for an Outlet in Your Floor
Floor outlets are so convenient aren't they? When positioned underneath a couch or side table, they keep your lamp and electronics cords discreetly out of sight. And, they prevent tripping hazards from running cords from side tables to wall outlets. If they...

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Covering a Single Switch in a Wide Box [2 Simple Solutions]
Sometimes a 2-gang electrical box (a box that's made to hold 2 switches or outlets) ends up with a single device. Ripping out the double masonry box to replace it with a single handy box will result in a bigger hole in the wall and the need to replaster aro...

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Covering Switches when The Wall Cutout is Too Big
If too much sheetrock was cut out along your electrical box, you'll need an oversized switch plate to cover extra wall space around your switch or outlet. Shop oversized light switch & outlet covers here . Sometimes, your situation is unique, and a typical ...

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Switch Plates for Tile Backsplashes {with trimmed edge}
Updating your home is a fun way to personalize your living space. Adding a tile backsplash to a wet bar, installing board and batten to your walls, or upgrading your kitchen with marble counter tops are all popular ways to make your living space your own. O...

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Buying the Correct Outlet Cover for Your Receptacle
The cover plate that is most commonly ordered incorrectly is the outlet cover. The 2 most common types of outlets are: Duplex: Duplex outlets have two distinctive features: Two oval plugs Open screw hole in center (for attaching cover plate) Shop Duplex Out...

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Replacing Your NuTone Door Bell Intercom Cover
If your home has an old door bell with a bulky NuTone intercom speaker, you no longer use it, and you don't want to look at it anymore, you're in the right place. We received so many calls about covering up old NuTone door bell intercom speakers, Kyle creat...

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Choosing Switch Plates for Dimmers by Type
You may have updated one of your light switches to a dimmer switch. Or, you may already have a dimmer switch, but you need to replace the cover plate. Either way, finding the right switch plate for a dimmer can be tricky. Use this guide to get the right pla...

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Metal Key & Mail Holder Switch Plate Hooks
Whether you live in an apartment, have little wall space, or simply don't want to damage your walls - switch plate hooks are the ideal solution for keeping track of car keys, outgoing mail and work ID badges. Add a switch plate hook or two to the light swit...

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Stainless Steel vs Nickel Plates - The Difference
Choosing coordinating granite, tile and paint colors is tricky. In fact, much tricker than I thought when I recently updated my builder-grade kitchen. Costly mistakes were made. Sigh Finding the right updated light switches & cover plates is an unexpected...

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Mounting a Screwless Switch Plate - Your Step by Step Guide
My brother is a big of a freak about organization. In his kitchen, the cabinet doors and inlaid with glass, and as a result, all the china inside must be perfectly aligned at all times (this includes the patterns on the plates and bowls). Another thing he's...
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