How to repair the loose electric socket

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Old 07-03-19, 12:13 AM
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How to repair the loose electric socket

The electric socket pops out from the wall..How do I fix it?
 
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Old 07-03-19, 04:18 AM
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Need more info, dose the outlet itself come out or the box ansd socket is loose? Picture would help.
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Old 07-03-19, 04:52 AM
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I have attached a picture to illustrate the problem. The electric socket pops out from the wall. It supposes to be aligned to the wall.
 
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Old 07-03-19, 05:07 AM
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The nails, screws or whatever holding your electrical box to the house's framing have broken or come loose. A proper way to fix it is to cut out the sheetrock or plaster around the outlet so you have access to the outside to re-attach it as it was designed to be mounted. The easier but not code approved method is to turn off the circuit breaker for that box. Remove the cover plate and outlets. Then drill a couple holes in the side of the box and screw it to the stud.
 
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Old 07-03-19, 05:31 AM
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Hi, that whole arrangement looks MM, looks like 2 separate plates, remove the plates and post a pic of the box.
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