Replacing Single Socket With Spur With Double Socket That has Small Terminal Wire Inlets


Postby cyesi23 » Mon May 07, 2018 1:37 pm

Hi All, Just bought a new double socket from B&Q to replace an old single socket.
Taking the old socket off the wall, it has a spur as three set of wires twisted into the existing socket terminal inlets.The new socket inlets are very small, big enough for only one wire each.
Am I going to have to put a junction box (cutting a section out of the plasterboard) or is there any simpler way to sort this out?

Thanks

Simon
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Postby Mr White » Tue May 08, 2018 1:51 pm

Buy a decent brand of socket such as MK.
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