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Screwless Light Switch Wall Plate Replacement

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    • Caution: Before beginning this guide, turn the light switch off and turn off power to the switch at the circuit breaker.

    • They are usually labeled by the area of the house to which they belong.

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    • Insert a prying tool into the two catches on the top of the light switch.

    • Slowly turn the prying tool or use it as a lever to push the outer plate away from the wall.

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    • Remove the outer layer of the faceplate.

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    • Remove the inner part of the faceplate by unscrewing the two screws on the top and the bottom.

    • Different faceplates use different screws. Use the screwdriver that works with your screws.

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    • Unbox the new faceplate.

    • Just like Step 2, remove the outer layer of the new faceplate by inserting a prying tool in the catches on its top and bottom, pushing the two layers away from each other.

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    • Hold the inner layer of the faceplate against the wall.

    • Align the holes in the plate with the existing holes on the light switch or power outlet.

    • Tighten the two screws on the top and bottom.

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    • Attach the outer layer of the faceplate by putting it on top of the inner layer and slightly pushing it until you hear a click sound.

Conclusion

You can follow this guide to replace a power outlet faceplate as the procedure is essentially the same.

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