A shaver socket is a must-have nowadays with people owning more and more bathroom gadgets like electric shavers and toothbrushes.
Hold the mounting box against the wall and trace the outline on the wall with a pencil. If the wall is made of plasterboard, cut the hole for the mounting box with a saw. If the wall is made of masonry, use a hammer and chisel to slowly chop away the brickwork
Sweep clean the inside of the hole to clear the debris. Mark four screw-holes that you’ll need to mount the box onto the wall.
Drill the holes and insert eyelets into each one. Secure the mounting box with screws.
Turn off the mains power supply before you start routing the wires. Carefully route the wires through to the mounting box.
With a pair of wire strippers, strip the plastic insulation off the ends of the wires. Fasten the ends of the live, neutral, and earth wires to their corresponding terminals on the shaver socket.
Tuck the wires back into the mounting box. Fit the shaver socket to the mounting box and secure with screws.
To prevent any moisture from forming in the socket, apply sealant around the edges of the mounting box.
Switch the mains power back on.
Test the shaver socket to see if it is fully functional.