United States Patent 7,074,078


Receptacle-mounted cover plate to hide electrical socket face

Issued:  July 11, 2006

Assignee:  Shotey; Michael J. (Las Vegas, NV)

Inventors:  Shotey; Michael J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ)

Abstract:  An easily-installed cover plate for hiding the face of sockets by covering an electrical outlet, including the face of the sockets. The cover plate is mounted over the receptacle and has apertures for plug blades. In the preferred embodiment, the cover plate is rectangularly shaped to cover a duplex receptacle, having apertures to receive plug blades and a center hole for receiving a screw which secures the cover plate over the duplex receptacle.