A wall plate cover or light switch cover is the external plate or covering on an electrical light switch. The light switch cover screws into the light switch and protects the wiring behind the plate from being touched so that only the light switch toggle protrudes to turn the light on and off.
A Blank wall plate or blank light switch cover easily removes safety concerns from unused outlets without having to remove the outlet box completely. It fastens directly to the frame of the outlet covering the whole without adding costly drywall patching while still preserving the wall’s integrity.
Both plastic and Metal Wall plate covers can be painted to match the wall or to match the outlets. Make sure to turn the power to the outlet off and remove the plate covers to avoid electrical shock and getting paint into the outlet as well.
A Safe Plate Wall Plate (also called Child Proof Wall Plate Cover) is an easy and decorative way to add extra protection for children that might accidentally tamper with electrical outlets. Safe Plate Covers instantly fall into the place when you remove a plug from an outlet or fold down over the light switch instantly when you turn the lights on or off.