It's a pesky downside to the miraculous tech-driven world we live in: The more gadgets we own, the more unsightly cables and cords we have dangling, tangling and winding around our homes. If there only were an easy fix to corral that sprawling mess. (Spoiler alert: There is!) Enter the Sleek Socket Ultra-Thin Electrical Outlet Cover, an inexpensive way to manage the rat's nest that's accumulated around your electronics.
At just $24, the Sleek Socket Electrical Outlet Cover gives you more space against your walls, since you no longer have a bunch of plugs bulging out of your outlets. Everything is just flush, flush, flush! It also has a three-foot cable itself that can be easily hidden away behind your electronics, clamped to your baseboard or stowed behind your work station. The end result is a unified solution that blends into the background. Perfect for apartment dwellers whose lease prevents them from a more invasive fix.
"I am a renter, so putting a huge hole in the wall to hide my wires was not going to happen," shared a savvy Amazon shopper. "After searching for something that can help with the look of the wires in my living room, I am glad to have come across this socket. I just installed it last night — I’m extremely happy with the look, and the adhesive works really well...I love love it."
Here's what some of the 47,000-plus five-star reviewers had to say. "Beautiful! Exactly what I expected," raved one . "I use it to move my switch outlet to the corner for my lamp. It turned out so well! It's clean, neat and extremely easy to install."
"I was looking for ways to move my outlet to the top of my bookshelf or next to the router," added another. "Rather than doing the work by routing wires behind the wall or through the shelves, I saw this and tried it out. Honestly, this is the best alternative, if you want to relocate an outlet using an extension cord. ... This unit is frickin' amazing."
This shopper who was tired of plugging away at cables gushed, "I saw this online and thought it was a great Idea to solve the issue I was having — due to the outlets situated behind the couch, plugging in anything such as lamps and chargers would cause the big space between the wall and the couch. But with this neat little solution, now everything sits flush and nothing to be seen. Works great."
The Sleek Socket not only makes your home look more polished — it also helps it to be baby proof! "Super easy to install and perfect length to keep out of our new baby's hands," raved this parent. "The way the room got set up, the outlets were always near the crib. This is flat enough so her little fingers couldn't get behind it, and allowed us parents to sleep with ease. Highly recommend."
Some love it so much that they wish it could be longer! "I really wish they would make a TV mount option with a longer (10-12ft) cord," revealed one. "Overall the product is great just didn't fit my specific needs." (See below for the 8-foot version.)
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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.