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Sinking Sockets in Hard Concrete Walls

Postby Fowler810 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:24 pm

Hi guys,

I have recently bought a concrete house (wimpey no fines). The house is very well made and has thick poured concrete exterior walls. All of the electrical sockets however are not flush and ideally I would like them to be flush. I have been told that this would be difficult with the walls being so hard. Does anyone have any experience in doing this? Looking for a bit of advice.

Thanks in advance
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Postby chriscba » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:24 pm

Grind it out with a diamond tipped wheel, then chissel
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Postby collectors » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:00 pm

Ditto with the angle grinder & diamond tipped wheel/discs, then chisel. Make sure you get the masonry type diamond discs.
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