FAQ on the new patented product The Plated Safe™
Q: Where can I install The Plated Safe?
A: It needs to be installed into the wall, designed for drywall using 2x4 wood frames and greater.
Q: What about other then drywall?
A: Yes, different tools may be required.
Q: How do I know if my walls are 2x4 or greater?
A: Measure a door frame, the width should exceed 4” Most homes are built with 2x4 wood frames and greater. Mobile homes and RV’s might be the exception.
Q: How would I know if there’s any pipes or wires in the wall?
A: It’s really hard to know what’s inside the walls. Try to stay away from connecting back walls to bathrooms, kitchens, and even laundry rooms.
Q: Any recommended locations?
A: All interior walls will work. Bedroom and closets work very well. Careful on exterior walls do to insulation, and moisture/fire barriers.
Q: What’s the skill level for installation?
A: This product is an easy install. No skill needed.
Q: What tools do I need for the install?
A: Stud finder, Tape, Utility Knife, and Screwdriver.
No Electric tools needed nor recommended.
Q: The box doesn’t fit the cut out hole?
A: The template is measured to exact with a little play on each side. With the utility knife shave the side that’s tight. If not sure shave 2 connecting sides.
Q: My install looks crooked or uneven?
A: When dealing with a 5” line, it’s easy to mistake it for being leveled. Use a leveler for a better looking install.
Q: Why is it loose when I plug something in?
A: The outlet is designed for a loose fit. For a tighter fit press the prongs together before inserting.
Q: Does it lock?
A: The Plated Safe does not lock. It’s disguise is it’s only defense.