Do they make bigger outlet covers?

You can buy oversized outlet covers and switchplates in up to 60 configurations in a wide selection of quality metal finishes so go bold and beautiful with your project.

How big is a jumbo switch plate?

The larger single oversized (jumbo) switch and outlet cover plate is nominally 3.5 inches wide by 5.25 inches tall. The larger two-gang oversized (jumbo) switch and outlet cover plate measures 5.31 inches wide by 5.25 inches tall.

Are all Decora switches the same size?

Size & Spacing of Device Openings “Decora” openings are 1-5/16″ x 2-5/8″. “Duplex Outlets” have two rounded openings (slightly flat top and bottom) that are 1-1/8″ h x 1-11/32″ across at their widest. “Despard” openings are flat top and bottom and rounded on the sides and are 11/16″ H x 29/32″ W at the widest point.

Do they make smaller outlet covers?

Many Size Options – Short outlet covers are available for duplex and Decora receptacles in one- or two-gang styles. Short light switch covers for toggle and rocker switches also come in both single and double sizes.

Do they make narrow outlet covers?

1.5″ Switchplates – Narrowest Covers 1.5″ Wide x 4.5″ Tall – The narrowest cover you can get for a toggle light switch, cable jack, despard switch or blank box cover. This size is too narrow for wider duplex outlets, GFI outlets, and rocker light switches because the block opening is nearly as wide as the cover itself.

What are outlet covers?

But outlet covers are a simple fix. Like the name implies, they plug into or go over outlets. They prevent tykes from inserting their fingers or anything else into the slots and getting an electrical shock.

What does Decora switch mean?

Decora Devices – The Decora switch is the newer type of light switch shaped in a large rectangle that is roughly 1.25″ wide by 2.5″ tall. These have many alternate names including decorator, designer, rocker, paddle, block, flat or wide switches although it is most commonly referred to as a Decora switch.

What are Decora plates?

Contemporary-styled decorative wall plates designed to be used with Decora. devices, lighting controls and GFCIs/AFCIs. 1-Gang Decora Plus Wall Plate, Screwless, Snap-On Mount, Various Colors, 80301-S. 2 reviews.

What color should my switch plates be?

If your switches and outlets are a shade of gray, white plates would make them stand out like a sore thumb. Instead, surround them with metallic plates in a silver finish—stainless steel, aluminum, chrome, nickel, and so on. Mirrored switch plates also look great with this color.

How long after painting can I put switch covers on?

Give it at least 24 hours to be safe. The best way to minimize adhesion is to just let it dry. If you need to get the covers on sooner (say you have children crawling around) then just loosely tighten the screws, then go back after 24 hours and fully tighten the wall plates.

Can you buy outlet covers?

WALL PLATE BUYING GUIDE Wall covers and outlet wall plates should meet your size and safety needs while fitting your decor style. Choose from outlet covers like toggle switch plates and rocker switch plates or blank wall plates as simple additions to beautify your space.