Old Wimpy house from 70s, want to replace light switches with Crabtree
Platinum range, but the current setup is dodgy and doesnt allow me to
clip on the surrounds, because the metal box in the wall shooggles about
back and forth and side to side making it impossible to clip the
surrounds on. Any suggestions?
I think you have buggered them up. You only remove the tags on the flat
plate switches and you have the low profile version. (low profile has no
screws showing, flat plate has screws showing on final fix).
As the front is clipped on through two holes in the innards it may be
possible to secure the back box with no more nails or something and screw
the innard to the backbox with some washers if needed so the inards are
flush to the wall ie the back of the innards are in line with the plaster
and then clip the front on.
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