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Spacer/Shims (Standard Package 5 Packs of 5)

  • Supports loose outlets and prevents faceplates from breaking
  • Adjusts length of witches for proper faceplate fit
  • 5 packs of 5 offer added value for your project needs
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Product Overview

The IDEAL Spacers are perfect for supporting loose outlets and preventing faceplates from being broken. These spacers help eliminate the need to cut plate screws for GFCI decorator devices when they are installed on tile and marble and can also be used as shims. Tear apart Spacers caterpillar together to create desired shim depth.
  • Adjusts length of receptacle or switches for proper fit of face plates
  • Not intended to be used in lieu of standard means of support or when in conflict with governing electrical codes
  • Slips over screw between device and electrical box
  • Snaps on over #6, #8, #10 screws (screws not included)
  • Do not use if finish is combustible (e.g. wood paneling) without proper barrier
  • Tear off sections as needed – each section is 1/8 in.
  • Eliminates the need to cut plate screws

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
0.19 in
Product Height (in.)
4.0 in
Product Width (in.)
0.75 in

Details

Compatible hand tool
Other
Hand Tool Type
Clips
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Warranty limited solely to repair or replacement, no warranty of merchantability, fitness, for a particular purpose or consequential damages.

Questions & Answers

2Questions5Answers

what kind of protective barrier should be used behind shim if paneling used on wall

Asked by bigred April 25, 2018
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Answers

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Electrical-Box-Extender-BE1-2/202708650 they make electrical box extenders for this exact purpose.

How many spacers do you need to bring the switch/outlet out 1/2 inch from the wall and how thick ...

Asked by Retired September 2, 2017
3
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The spacers are 1/8 inch thick so you would need 4 on each screw. They clip together to make it easier to install.

Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 8 reviews
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Didn’t really work as I thought...helped a little. My ceramic...
Didn’t really work as I thought...helped a little. My ceramic switch plate is thick and I needed to bring switch lever out more to reach.
by MF
Response from Ron KipperJun 8, 2020
Hi MF you can stack them to create a thicker spacer. Let me know if you have any questions Ron at ron.kipper@idealindustries.com
Just what i needed to finish my backsplash installation ! Afterward outlets needed a slight adjus...
Just what i needed to finish my backsplash installation ! Afterward outlets needed a slight adjustment for correct fitment , these did the trick, very pleased .
by Barry
Worked as described. Easy to use and set up without dismounting the outlet.
Worked as described. Easy to use and set up without dismounting the outlet.
by talmont82
1 person found this helpful
Did the job! Super easy to extend outlets! #Don’tSleep#DIYDreamInstall#GotERDone!...
Did the job! Super easy to extend outlets! #Don’tSleep#DIYDreamInstall#GotERDone!
by Vytara
1 person found this helpful
Just the ticket to shim receptacles. A little pricey.....
Just the ticket to shim receptacles. A little pricey..
by HomeDepotCustomer
Did a great job. Easy to use....
Did a great job. Easy to use.
by Russell
Not sure they measure 1/8 thick but close....
Not sure they measure 1/8 thick but close.
by Ellis
Worked as advertized.
Worked as advertized.
by Jack
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