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Welcome to ElectriciansForums.net The International Electrical Advice Forum for Electricians Talk

Thanks for visiting ElectriciansForums.net, the Interntional Electrical Advice Forums for both DIY Electricians (Country-applicable), and also Electrical Engineers, Auto Electricians, Solar Installers and Solar Experts. Whether you're here for DIY advice, profesional advice, solar panel advice, electrical training courses, you've come to the right place. :)

Electrical Advice The general electrical advice forums. Free advice to those seeking electrical advice from fellow electricians. DIY advice seekers should edit the profile to say DIY and make yourselves known in your very first post please. :) Our members will be able to point you to the right forum then. :)

Electrical Forum

Electrical Forum for Electrical Talk & Discussion. Anything that doesn't fit into any of the other electrician forums goes in this forum category. General electrical information and advice for professional and DIY electricians alike. Note that you'll find the Commercial, Industrial or DIY forums by clicking those links.
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Electrical Tools and Products

Discuss topics related to electrical tools, brands, wholesalers, and other products in the UK. Brands discussed include 3m, Aico, Airflow, Bosch, C.K., Danfoss, Dewalt, Uheat, Honeywell, Klein, Megger, and many many more. Sparks love their tools! Come and chat tools in here with the rest of the crew.
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Electric Underfloor Heating Wiring

Electric Underfloor Heating and Water Underfloor Heating discussion forums. Extra 5% discount from uheat for all forum members. Discount code: electriciansforum -More discount for traders, info in the Electricians Arms. Feel free to visit our underfloor heating forum on Tilers Forums, and our water underfloor heating forum on our Plumbing Forum.
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Electrical Engineering Chat

A forum for electrical engineers, electrical engineering students, and those who have been electrical engineers for a while. ;) - Chat electricals and electrics on ElectriciansForums.net :)
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Lighting Forum

All things lighting and lamps. LED Lighting forums. GU10 LED, LDF Spotlights, LED Bulbs, LED Flood Lights and Security, LED Strip Lights and more.
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Electrician Resources and Downloads

Electrician Resources and Downloads area at ElectriciansForums.net. The Sparky forum for planet earth and beyond. Resource discussion threads will automatically be created in here, and people can chat about them and get help with them. You wont be able to post new threads in this category yourself, but you can reply to threads.
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Professional Electrician These are nearly always for the Professional Electrician. And their fellow peers of course. To share electrical advice at a more skilled electrician-style guy or gal. That's not to say some budding sparkys may have some exceptions and limited access. Most of all - it's a professional electrician who is found hanging around in these question and answer forums.

Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV (Public)

Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV (Public). Chat with other electricians about Security Alarms, Door Entry and CCTV Systems. This area of the forum is public, if you want the out-of-public area that's access only, then you need to apply for access and prove you're in the trade. For obvious reasons!!
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Commercial Electrical Advice

Discussions on Three Phase Supplies, three phase machinery and motors, DOL starters, phase sequence, running steel conduit, trunking and other questions on industrial and commercial electrical installations and maintenance. Commercial Electrical Talk. Also notice our Electrical Advice Forum and our Industrial Electrical Forum
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Industrial Electrician Talk

Industrial installations can be discussed in this industrial electrician talk forum.
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Alarms, CCTV and Security Systems

CCTV and Alarms - Installation advice, guides and how-to's, how to reset alarm codes, etc - Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.

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The Electricians Arms

For professional electricians only. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum. You can discuss pricing, customers, wholesalers etc all without the risk of them seeing what you're saying, and what prices you're getting. We have some banter in this area of the forum too. And sometimes some music at the weekends.
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Business Related

Different Electrical Jobs, Self Employeed, Competent person Schemes. General Discussion on all business related aspects of the trade. Thinking about going self employed? A change of electrical work? This is the place to be.
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Central Heating Systems

Please post all questions and discussion related to Central Heating Systems in this forum, from installing and wiring programmers, zone vales, room stats, tanks stats, wiring centres. Y Plan, S Plan etc.

If you're looking for plumbing related central heating discussion, visit our plumbing forum instead. If you're searching for advice on the plumbing related aspects of Central Heating Systems then please visit the plumbing forum.
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Electricians Software | Electricians Downloads

Free or paid-for software and downloads via the forum electricians resources area. Download Electricians Software.
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Wiring, Theories, Regulations, Certification Electrical wiring, theories, regulations and certification topics can be discussed in the following forums.

Certification NICEIC, NAPIT, Stroma, BECSA Forum

Please feel free to post threads specifically about the certification companies we have in the UK:- This forum is to discuss the certification companies specifically. There are many. Gas Engineers have one. Not sure which is best to be honest. The many or the few. You will need to choose a prefix, so it has to be about one of the schemes. If it doesn't have an option, contact staff and we will stick it in our to-do list.
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Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations

Discussions on all electrical regulations in the UK. Including Part P, BS 7671, DPC BS7671:2008, BS 7671:2001 & 2004 Amendment No.2, IEE wiring regulations, 16th Edition and 17th Edition and 18th Edition
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Electrical Testing & PAT Testing Forum

Questions and answers about Electrical Testing of all kinds can be found in this forum. PA Testing (or PAT Testing) forum at Electricians Forums.
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Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification

This Section is STRICTLY for testing PROBLEMS which members have occured, misunderstood readings, Periodic Inspection Reporting / Electrical Installation Condition Reports, Mathematical Equations/Solutions, Part P and other legislation which require you to Inspect and Test.
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Electricians Courses and Training Forums Electricians Courses and Electricians Training Schemes. Find information about existing and future courses in these forums. Talk with other trainees about their courses. And find mentors on the forum who are willing to help guide you to find the right information for your course.

Electrical Courses and Electrical NVQ's

Electrical Courses Discussion; all chat about electrical and electrician courses in this forum.
If you're looking for tiling courses and thinking to become a tiler, or plumbing courses as you're considering being a plumber, then those links might be handy.
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Apply to Gain Access to Trainee-Only Forum

Apply in here to gain access to the trainee-only forum category.

Forum Sponsors: Please speak to the forum sponsors if you require electrical courses, they usually give the members a discount where possible.
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Electrical Course Trainees Only

For electrical course trainees only. Discuss training, questions and answers, and all other training related chat with other fellow electrical trainees. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.

Forum Sponsors: Please speak to the forum sponsors if you require electrical courses, they usually give the members a discount where possible.
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Solar Panel Forums | Solar Photovoltic Advice Solar Panel Forums for Solar Panel Advice. Solar Photovoltic Advice also covered in these forums. Chat with fellow solar panel installers and share information, questions, answers and advice on subjects such as Solar Panel Installation Jobs. Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV). Renewable Energy Hub Forums and more.

Solar PV Forum | Solar Panels Forum

All questions relating to Photovoltaic & Solar Panels in this forum, including feed-in tariffs, inverters, panels, calculations, schematics, installation, maintenance & fault finding. Solar panels forum. Solar forum. Solar talk. A photovoltaic system, also solar PV power system, or PV system, is a power system designed to supply usable solar power by means of photovoltaics.
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Solar PV and Solar Panel Installers

This forum will be used to house our directory listings with regards to solar panel installers. Renewable energy installations carried out by companies that are rated, trusted, reviews, and chat on ElectriciansForums.net.
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Solar Thermal Advice Forum

Solar thermal forums for using sun-orientated energy to heat water, creating a low-cost heated water source. Chat with fellow installers, and find solar thermal systems installers on Electricians Forums today. :)
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Green Lounge (Access Only)

Private forum. Discuss price sensitive information and customer issues out the eye of the public. To gain access, see THIS thread.
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Green Energy Forums | Green Energy Hub

General green energy, batteries and energy storage forum. Green Energy Forums | Green Energy Hub. Find various green energy related tips and advice in this forum category. Installation tips, battery setups. Energy storage forum. And more.
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ElectriciansForums.net Community Forums Electricians Forums very own community forums. Chat with fellow electricians.

The Welcome Forum

Not a must but if you fancy doing so, let us know who you are in here at ElectriciansForums.net
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COViD-19 / Coronavirus Community Help Forum

I thought it would be handy for us to share advice related to this. We might need it.
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For Sale and Wanted Forum

This forum is for used or unused tools, electrical installation products, from screwdrivers to power tools and from RCBO's to distribution baords for sale or for items wanted.

Do not put personal contact details (phone number, email, address etc) in a thread. These are public threads, and you will get spammed by spammers if you do that!
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Electricians Chat - Off Topic Chat

Talk about anything you like, get to know each others back grounds, music, film, news. Electricians Chat for Off-topic Chat.
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Electrician Jobs | Electrician Apprenticeships Electrician Jobs, Electrician Apprenticeships, Electricans' Mate Jobs, Established Electrical companies looking for any or all of the above? - Let's see what we can make of this area. :)

Electrical Work Up For Grabs

If you have Electrical Work available to share, or have an electrician apprenticeship available, then please let us know about it in this forum.

Use this forum if:-
  • You have a position for an electricians apprentice available (full time / part time)
  • You have a job for an electricians labourer or mate (full time / part time / one off)
  • You have a position or work for an electrician (full time / part time / one-off job)
Note: If you are any of the above, you can not only search the forum you are now in, but also post your job situation by clicking HERE and let others contact you.
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People Seeking Electrical Jobs / Employment

If you're an electrician, trainee electrician, or electricians mate / labourer looking for work (electricians jobs) in the electrical industry, then please post details in this forum category. Don't post your personal email address or phone number, always ask people to contact you via the forum messaging system. This prevents you getting spammed or cold-called.

Use this forum if:-
  • You are looking for an electricians apprentice position (full time / part time)
  • You are seeking an electricians labourer or mate job / work (full time / part time / one off)
  • You are an electrician and are looking for employment (full time / part time / one-off job)
Note: If you have a position available, you can search this forum, or post your position by clicking HERE
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Electrical Talk | Electrical Appliance Forums Electrical Appliance Forums for Electrical Talk. Various forum categories with regards to electrical talk when it comes to Electrical Appliances.

Electrical Appliances Forum

Electrical appliances and white goods forum. Washing machine repairs, tumble drier repairs, fridges and freezers that have seen better days and need a decent spark to sort them out.
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DIY Electrical Forum

This forum is for DIY electrical advice only. Do-It-Yourself electrical warriors are welcome in this DIY Electrics Forum. We have a few dedicated professional electricians willing to provide electrical advice to DIYers in here. Checkout THIS thread to see how you gain access to this private area of the forum.
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Home Entertainment Forums The guys and gals on our forums can be techies in life in general. Find their threads and create your own threads about all things home entertainment.

FreeSat, Sky, VirginMedia Forum

All discussions related to installation and setting up of FreeSat, Sky+, Sky+HD, VirginMedia etc go in this forum category.
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Home Media Centre Forum

All discussions related to setting up and installing Home Media Centres, etc go in this forum category.
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Computer and Networking Forum

All discussions related to Computer and Networking. setting up wireless or wired networks, data cabling, configuring settings on routers, printers or any peripherals for Pc or Mac, Windows or iOS. Setting up broadband connections or issues relating to current broadband connections.
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Auto Electrics | Electric Vehicles & Batteries

Electric Vehicles Advice Forum

Electric Vehicles Advice Forum for the USA, UK, and more. Find advice on electric vehicles and their faults and diagnosis with regards to batteries and reverse charging. Charging stations, charging installation schemes, and various other electrical car issues and fixes. Tesla electric vehicles. BMW Electric Vehicles. Videos, advice answers and questions on all makes and models. 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
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Hybrid Electric Vehicles Advice Forum

Hybrid Electric Vehicles Advice Forum
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Auto Electrician Forum

This forum category is for Auto Electricians and Automotive Electrical problems and advice. Find out about auto electrical faults, and aim to fix them quickly. Questions related to catering vans and camper vans will also be found and answered in here.
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Country-Specific Electrical Advice Electrical Advice Forums for various countries that we receive traffic from.

American Professional Electrical Advice Forum

American Professional Electrical Forum - USA Electrical Advice. Where professional electricians seek and provide professional electrical advice to fellow electricians in the USA.
WARNING: Only professional electricians are to share their knowledge in this category. DIYers may not be helped.
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Advice for Professional Canadian Electricians

Canadian Electrical Forum - Electrical Advice for Canadian Professional Electricians. Please note that this forum is for professional electricians only. Be wary of providing advice to possible DIYers.
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Australian Electrician Advice forum

Australian Electrical Forum - Australian Electrical Advice Forum for professional electricians. DIYers need to be aware that advice is very limited. You should always seek a professional electricians advice before carrying out any electrical works and jobs.
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Electrical Talk - All Other Countries

A forum for all discussion related to overseas electrical works. Find answers to questions related to electrics outside of the UK. Different laws will apply for different countries and we're primarily a UK electrical forum and our advice usually applies to only UK electrics. So chat in this one if your problem isn't about something electrical in the UK.
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Electricians Blog | Electricians News Electricians News and Reviews on all Electrical Tools, Products and all other things related to electricians. Blogs can be found at least once a week, if not more.

Electrical News | Electrical Blog

Electrical News | Electrical Blog
Find the latest electrical news, electrical advice, on all things electrical. Including but not limited to tools, multimeters, forum sponsors, member articles from both electricians and professors at colleges, training courses and other things related to the electrical industry.
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Submit an Article to Electricians Forums Blog Here

Use this area of the forum to submit and article to us. ONLY YOU AND DAN SEE THE THREADS YOU MAKE IN THIS FORUM - So make a nice long article, add a few pictures, Dan will take a look and see if any improvements are needed, and we will post the article on the blog for you, and give credit to your company and username on the forum etc. :)
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DIY Forum | DIY Plumbing - DIY Tiling DIY Forum | DIY Plumbing - DIY Tiling - Forums of ours that cater for both professional and DIY trades. DIY wall and floor tiling advice, and DIY plumbing advice. The threads are RSS feeds from the other forums of ours, you just need to click the link within the post to go to the original thread and answer the question.

DIY Tiling

DIY Tiling Advice | DIY Tiling forum threads. Feel free to answer the DIY threads if you think you can help. All wall and floor tiling threads originate on tilersforums.com. The DIY tiling forum.
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DIY Plumbing

DIY Plumbing | DIY Plumbing Advice. The following threads originate from the established and knowledgeable plumbing advice forum, PlumbersForums.net.
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