What is a Wall Plate?
A wall plate is used to cover electrical outlets and live wiring. Wall plates come in blank and traditional styles and also for outlets with one to six gangs in an assortment of colors.
What is a Gang?
A gang is a set of switches, sockets, or other electrical or mechanical devices grouped together.
What is a blank Wall Plate?
A blank wall plate is a plastic cover that has no gang openings. It is used to cover exposed wiring that could be used to wire a receptacle.
What is a decora Wall Plate?
A decora wall plate is designed to fit decora light switches or decora style dimmers. These wall plates feature a rectangular gang opening.