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Old 11-21-2010, 11:43 AM   #1
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Receptacle box is not flush with drywall


My house has the blue plastic boxes nailed to studs.
I have a few of them where the stud side is flush with the drywall.
The opposite side has sunk in.

So the receptacle is crooked and is not tight.

What are my options to fix this?

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Old 11-21-2010, 12:42 PM   #2
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The ears on the top and bottom of the yoke should be contacting the drywall when you snug up the screws. This should stabilize the device.

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Receptacle box is not flush with drywall


sounds like some cull pile lumber
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Use box extenders like these from Arlington:

http://www.arlcatalog.com/Miscellane...0Extenders.htm
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Old 11-22-2010, 03:30 PM   #5
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Do they sells these at the big box stores?
That is probably what I need to do.


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Use box extenders like these from Arlington:

http://www.arlcatalog.com/Miscellane...0Extenders.htm
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