What is the different between surface and flush switch socket?
When the decoration needs to choose switch socket, you will find both the Surface mounting and the flush mounting in the supermarket. Now I'll tell you what to choose
Different installation methods:
The surface mounting comes with its own base box, which is placed on the wall surface. After installation, it is about 3cm higher than the wall surface.
If the circuit problems when maintenance is more convenient, fast installation and affordable, but the disadvantage is not beautiful.
Flush mounting series to be slotted in the wall, then wires are also buried in the wall, base box embedded into the wall. After installation, the wall surface only highlights the panel.
The effect looks more beautiful, and the furniture and other things are also convenient to put up, will not affect the beauty because the line is outside. Flush mounting must be done by drawing the wiring diagram to prevent the short circuit from being struck later in the repair process, by punching holes in the wall or installing something else. When wiring should be buried well, do not because the construction is not in place, because the line is not beautiful. Comparatively, the price of dark cover is more expensive.
Different construction methods:
Surface mounting: About the base box, the surface mounting switch socket was connected to the base box. You could directly buy cement screws (for mounting on the cement wall) or self-tapping screws (for wooden boards).
Flush mounting: the base box of flush mounting switch socket should be bought first and buried in the wall. After installing the house, install the switch again and operate it in two steps.
In a nutshell, flush mounting switch sockets was more attractive and Surface mounting switch sockets was more convenient. About home decoration, it's better to get flush mounting.