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We had some trouble with getting the box to feel completely secure based on several factors and we ended up attaching it directly to the brick as well as the stud to give it additional rigidity. This worked very well. All in all a total success.
We have one more strip of backer board to install and then we will be jumping into thinset, grout and tiles! We are so excited to see it finished!

Cost:

2 outlets (from 10 pack we bought a while ago for $4):  $1

Wire (Got 1 foot each, used 4 inches each): .75 cents

Metal box and plate: $3

Wire Clamp: Free (had from previous project….otherwise another buck or so)

Total: around $5

Time: Under 1 hour with toddler underfoot

Note: We are not electricians and all photo’s and instructions are suggestions of a couple DIY fanatics not pro’s. Use at your own risk!

About Dani Meyer

Dani is a mama to 3 wild little boys. She lives for new adventures & loves to experience new places through her stomach. She is passionate about helping families fall in love with real food, geeking out on food photography and reading obsessively.

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