Faceplate for Leviton csb1 switch

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Old 04-20-16, 05:01 AM
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Faceplate for Leviton csb1 switch

I replaced a light switch with a heavier duty one, Leviton csb1 15/20a single pole but the old toggle has a lip around it that allows the faceplate to fit over it whereas the new switch is flat so with the old faceplate the toggle sits recessed. What is the proper faceplate design for this switch?
 
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Old 04-20-16, 06:54 AM
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A standard toggle switch plate is the correct one for this device.
 
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Old 04-20-16, 09:05 AM
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Here is the problem, original and new switch shown also

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Yes it does look a little different with the heavy duty and light duty switches, but that is how they fit. A different brand of switch plate might look a little different, but the holes and switch handles are all standard size.
 
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huh

Well OK then. I'll try one of those thin metal plates and see if I like it better. I never really paid attention to a commercial location that uses a heavy duty switch and how the cover fits. It's for my home office so looks are not top priority...
 
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Old 04-20-16, 03:55 PM
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For residential use I also like the switches with the dust shield, I think they just look better. There are 20 amp switches available that have the dust shield, but the most common switches with it are the residential grade 15 amp devices. Yes, that is the correct plate, but you know that by now. It might help the appearance if you would slightly loosen the attachment screws on the switch.
 
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