Moving a household outlet
In case the distribution of electrical outlets should be done keeping in mind the need ; They, however, may change over time. We can, therefore, have the need to settle in a different way the furniture to allocate the room to a different use . You can not always remain bound to the telephone jacks or existing lights as it can have complications. The tutorial gives pointers on how to move a household outlet .
The displacement of a grip is not easy to achieve because sometimes needed to important changes and therefore requires an outlay of a certain value. If we want to move a socket you should test the impact of the move on the electrical system, but also the new position and the height where we put the plug does not have a negative impact on the room . Surely the best solution is to turn to competent staff , but if we have a bit ‘of familiarity with the DIY we can achieve alone the works of small entities .
The first thing to do is disconnect the electricity in the whole house. When we have ensured that there is no current need to remove the protective cover and remove the plug. Now, verify the shortest route to get to the new place where we want to place the jack. Use a pencil to draw on the wall the path that must follow the thread. When we have defined the entire path scalpel the wall with a depth of about 8 cm. To accommodate the wire. In the end point we must make a place where we insert the socket housing.
Let’s move along a path created , comprising conduit and within it we pass the wires. Not to have a variety of problems you should choose wire size equal to those found previously. We must ensure that comprising conduit is secure before covering, intonational and imbalance. If you prefer, we can opt for a solution without masonry; we can buy the pipes to be fixed to the wall with hooks. However, this solution is not very elegant so it is recommended primarily for environments such as basements or garages. Another solution is to route the wires behind the baseboards . If we do not have space behind the skirting board can route the wires above; in this case we have to make them white, to camouflage them.