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larco

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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 8:39 am Reply with quote

Hi,

How do i sort out wallpaper round sockets and switches?

Can I avoid pulling out socket and switches front plates?

thks
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chezan

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Joined: 08 May 2008
Posts: 10
Location: Yorkshire,
United Kingdom

PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 10:48 am Reply with quote

First - and most important - remove fuses for relevant sockets/switches you are working around so they are not live.

Remove the screws far enough that you'll be able to push a little paper underneath, cut a X corner to corner in the
wallpaper over the switch/socket, trim excess paper off, so you have a square hole, a little smaller than the actual
switch/socket, then push these edges in under the switch, they shouldn't be touching any wires or connectors,
if they are, carefully trim a little more off. Carefully screw the socket back in place, but don't screw in place firmly
for an hour or so, until the paste has dried a little.

Have fun!!!! icon_smile.gif
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