In this article, we will help you know how to select and install wall plate or wall jack, so that you can easily DIY and keep your home neat all the time.
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What is Wall Plate?
Wall plates, also known as Wall Jacks, organize cables cleanly and neatly through the drywall. It seems simple but makes essential function to keep wires out of sight. There are over ten types of wall plates around markets, but two of them are most popular in our daily life, keystone wall plate and brush wall plate. They are easy to install and perfect for protecting low voltage cable.
Brush Wall Plate & Keystone Wall Plate
Wall plate is available in countries and regions such as UK, U.S., Columbia, Africa and in Western Europe and Mid East as well.
Brush wall plate is often used to screw through cables, while keystone wall plate is for jack. When consumers select wall plate, they should make it clear what used for to decide which one to purchase.
What is Bracket Wall Plate?
The bracket wall plate is indispensable for the products.
It can be installed on the drywall directly, serving as the substrate to support wall plate. Its main function, on the other hand, is to protect the cables from any potential abrasion.
To be specific, the bracket could hold the cables steadily and fix them inside the wall, completely insulating their fragile parts from the outside environments. In this way, the cables could be guaranteed with a high-quality conservation.
How to install Wall Jack? (7 steps)
- Step1: Trace inside the bracket
- Step2: Place a ruler in position and use a straight edge to make sure mounting bracket level.
- Step3: Dig a hole on the wall. ( Make sure its size suit your bracket well)
- Step4: Put the bracket in the hole and tighten it with screw drivers
- Step5: Run the cables cleanly and neatly through the brush wall plate.
- Step6: Tighten the screws. If not, It will cause friction between the wall and the bracket, shorten its service life.
- Step7: Add wall jack or entry device onto bracket.