Reply to post: Re: Lots of sockets

Socket to the energy bill: 5-bed home with stupid number of power outlets leaves us asking... why?

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Re: Lots of sockets

If you are fitting metal back boxes then I suggest you put silicon grease on the threads of the socket screws. I had to trace a fault in an old stone house lined with plasterboard and most of the screws were rusted into the back boxes. It depends on how damp your walls are. Humans emit a lot of water vapour!

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