insulating switch/outlet boxes

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Old 02-05-05, 03:02 PM
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insulating switch/outlet boxes

I looked thru this forum a little and didnt find anything about this so......

My switch and outlet boxes on the outside wall tend to be a little drafty when the wind is blowing. Can I take some insulation and put it in behind the switches? will it interfere with anything?
 
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Old 02-05-05, 05:48 PM
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NO. you cannot put anything in the boxes besides wiring.
They do sell foam pads slightly smaller than switch and receptacle plates which are put under standard plates.
 
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