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Message started by Kaylsl93x on Feb 21st, 2018, 1:26pm

Title: Wall socket behind tv - before or after plastered?
Post by Kaylsl93x on Feb 21st, 2018, 1:26pm

Im redoracting at moment and pretty useless as it comes! I want mg tb on the wall but i know wires wont reach socket so wanted a new one installed behind where tv will be.. just wondering do i get electirician in to do this before the room is replastered or after?

Thanks for any help

Title: Re: Wall socket behind tv - before or after plastered?
Post by Lectrician on Feb 21st, 2018, 8:40pm

Before for sure.  Much neater finish.

Title: Re: Wall socket behind tv - before or after plastered?
Post by CWatters on Feb 22nd, 2018, 6:06pm

Have you got your TV mount sorted? Some mount the TV so close to the wall there isn't room for a 13A plug behind the TV. Perhaps recess the socket?

I would also plan ahead for the HDMI cables and TV aerial so they are hidden?

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