Summary: Learn how to fix a light switch, replace a broken faceplate, re-thread a mounting box and re-position a loose wall socket.
Make a note of which terminals the colour-coded cores connect to so you know where to reconnect them on the new faceplate.
If the screws were cross-threaded when the faceplate was originally fitted it will be necessary to re-thread the fixing lugs in the mounting box before fitting a new faceplate.
If a wall socket has come loose from the wall, you will need to move the mounting box slightly and screw it to the wall using fresh holes.
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The colour-coding system for electric cable changed in 2006, make sure you read Electric cable and flex to view the new information.
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