Faceplates cover, protect, and hide wires and other internal components of switches
and sockets exposure. They have a wide range of sizes, colors, shapes, and even combinations to accommodate various applications. They are usually made from plastic, but metal construction is available too. Some are constructed from weatherproof materials, suitable for outdoor applications. In most cases, they only require snapping into place, but some need to screw in.
The most common type of wallplate is an electrical wall plate. It is usually used to cover light switches. For cables, cable entrance and exit wall plates are used because its socket or holes allow cables to pass through, which is perfect for cable management. Keystone wall plates, on the other hand, is a combination of different modules for audio and visual.