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White Raised Switch Plate Extenders

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White plastic switch plate extension lifter will raise the switch plate 3/4" off the wall, extending your old junction box to make room for new deeper GFCI outlets or other bulky devices. Also great to cover electrical boxes that are raised and stick 3/8" out of the wall. Works with any single gang standard size switch plate and most electrical devices including toggle switches, rocker switches, GFCI outlets & duplex outlets. Be sure to check dimensions of your device to be sure it will fit within the inner opening.


  • covers .25" gap cause by protruding wall box
  • 5" H x 3.25" W x 3/4" D
  • inner opening 2-7/8" H x 1-13/16" W
  • raised surface for mounting switch plate 4-5/8" H x 2-7/8" W
  • 6197-W by Leviton, gloss white
  • available in 2 other colors
  • 2 long 1-5/8" screws included
  • screw holes 3-9/32" apart, mounts to electrical box
  • use with deep light switch covers for added depth
  • mounts externally - sits 3/4" off your wall
  • UL listed, CSA certified
  • made in USA

Fix gaps that are larger than .25" - shop extra depth wall plates or use stackable gap filler depth rings to create the depth you need.

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  • A
    Anonymous Verified Buyer
    15th Nov 2018
    Great Backplate for a thermostat

    I recently bought a condo that has baseboard electric heat in each room. The thermostats were the original 30 year old rotary single pole thermostats. I replaced them all with a double pole digital thermostat. The wires were tight in the boxes and the fit was a little rough around the edges. This product solved 2 problems. Space and appearance. Great product!

  • R
    [email protected] Verified Buyer
    3rd Nov 2017

    So, I have a home that is over a century old and not taking it’s age into consideration decided to replace all the outlets with ones that have built-in USB jacks only to discover the wire boxes in the Wall were too shallow to accept the new outlets. Crisis averted thanks to this product! Every single outlet is now in place and working properly. This product is exactly as pictured/described and it is *highly* recommended to anyone in the same situation. Screws long enough to secure the extenders are also included!

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