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plastering over wago

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by markyyyyyy, 30 Dec 2020.

  1. markyyyyyy

    markyyyyyy

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    The electricians got rid of an old socket no longer needed, and secured with a wago type connector. Can i simply plaster over this with bonding coat prior to skimming?

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  3. Iamchamps

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    If you are going to have a socket next to there anyway I would put a blanking plate
     
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    You need to cover over the wiring to stop plaster getting into the connectors.
     
  5. mattylad

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    No.
    The plaster will contain moisture which will seep into the connections and if it does not go bang then your RCD if you have one will likely trip.
    use a blanking plate.
     
  6. it needs a blank to show there’s something going on behind there.
     
  7. A Trowel

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    You don’t need a blanking plate, but the wagos need to be in a maintenance free junction box, ie: wago box
     
  8. mattylad

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    You would be better off with a blanking plate.
    If you cover them (you will not get the wago's in a wagobox within that space) then what happens if something goes wrong?
    you will have to break through the plaster.
     
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