I noticed one of my central vacuum plates was loose so I unscrewed it and took it off and found that both screw holes were broken. (see attached circled in red.)

Are there any easy tricks or ways to fix these?

I’ve found a replacement bracket online, but the problem is that these are cement glued in so I’d have to go to the basement, find the tube, cut it, re-glue, etc.

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I would use some 5 minute epoxy to glue in two little pieces of plastic or wood.

You may need to carefully clean up or remove the old remaining parts of the screw hole tabs with a small hacksaw blade or an oscillating saw. Careful not to cut the wire.

Once the epoxy is set then you will need to drill the appropriate size hole for the old or new screws. The dill bit should be as wide as the body of screw but narrower then the threads. This is so the threads will grab the wood/plastic but not split it.

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