Making good wall after new electrical sockets

when i pointed out a fair bit of dust had already gone down those holes the electrician seemed to think i was being daft
Yes, you might well have been on the receiving end of a look of incredulity for that one; the entire wall is notionally made of dust, held together with more dust

just get really nervous with anything to do with electrics
Funny thing is, you probably wouldn't think twice of grabbing the wire of a plugged-in hoover, extension lead, hand blender etc and wrapping it up when storing the appliance away; your fingers are literally 2mm away from the source of your electrocution

Perception is everything!
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Fair point above, and the truth is i work for a company that makes equipment for the power industry! so i should be more at home with this stuff

Anyway the plasterer came last night- i isolated the circuit and he loosened the front so that he could get in, and when done advised me to tighten the screws back up in the morning which i have done no problem.

Had a bit of a scare and thought we had a gas leak this morning as there was a strong rotten egg smell in the kitchen and it took me a few mins to realise it was the plaster, but apparently that will go in a day or two and is normal.

So job done, and next time will know the procedure, thanks guys.
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there was a strong rotten egg smell in the kitchen and it took me a few mins to realise it was the plaster
I always say to the tradespersons they're free to use the downstairs WC if they need; usually stops them reaching for the nearest bucket.. :D

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