I need to remove a wall socket which is no longer required and wondered how this can be done safely. I can remove the socket and its housing but am unsure as to how I cap the remaining wires within the wall. Do I just use a crimped cable connector? I am worried as to the safety of the remaining wires which will still be live
This has already been answered in earlier post. The socket shows the position of the wires in the wall. To remove the socket and hide where it was would dangerous as in the future someone could put a nail through the cable being unaware it existed. If it is being removed for example to stop children playing with it and a plate is put to replace socket but it is not plastered over and can be easily be seen than maybe. Junction boxes should be accessible. So in real terms all or nothing.
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