How do I make switch covers fit in tight spaces?

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I bought new light switch covers only to realize the old ones has been cut to fit the space between the door trim and the switch.

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The light switch covers are metal with a thin plastic trim around them. They match the rest of the switch and outlet covers in the house and they will be highly visible in the living room. Should I cut the trim for them to fit? I need 1/8" on one and 1/4" on the other. They were very expensive, so I don't really want to cut the covers if I don't have to.

 

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