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Although this is primarily a trade forum for electricians we get lots of requests for DIY assistance so this DIY section of the forum was made...
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Hi there. Recently our bathroom extractor fan broke, so I got a new one but I'm having difficulty wiring it (homeowner DIY guy here). So... there...
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I'm revamping the kitchen electrics, 1980's property. Majority of the sockets have a couple of cables going in/out of them, with the only...
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I purchased a no neutral smart switch to replace my current light switch, but I’m not sure if I’m able to wire it up safely... The existing...
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Current Situation: I have three 20amp breakers with 12 AWG in the main panel. Each wire ends in a 3x2.5” metal box along with one neutral wire...
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Earlier I unplugged my outdoor camara and noticed a bunch of rust on both pins of the plug.. The rust is mainly at the base of the pins closest to...
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Existing double gang socket in the corner of a kitchen on a dedicated 12m length above ceiling 2.5 final circuit to CU, was used for a WM and a...
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Hi! What is the best way to connect an RGB wire to a RGB connector. I mean, are there quick connectors to attach to a RGB cable without solding...
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I've seen similar questions but not one that specifically answers my question. I have a Moixa battery system in my house that uses a clamp...
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Hi all and please forgive me if this has been asked many times before, I'm trying to purchase and get installed by one of the national...
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Hi all new here and hoping for some advice. I had added a new room to my house and want to add new spotlights and a new switch to the lighting...
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Hello! I want to replace this very old looking 2 Gang Switch (all one way). The left switch is for an exhaust fan and the right a light. I...
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At my board everything is RCD protected. I have built a shed off the side of the house, I was going to drill through into the house in order to...
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Im considering installing a Digital Shower (not pumped, just controlled) during my Bathroom Refit. Im looking for the best option for powering the...
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Hi there. I'm a DIYer. Just bought a house with a double garage that has just one socket in it; and it seems to be just a single spur direct from...
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Hi all. My downstairs lights are taking very long to light up after I switch them on….can take 20+ secs for the light to actually light up after...
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I have a recessed can light (Halo H7ICT) that recently stopped working. I checked the breaker, tried a new bulb, and ended up replacing the socket...
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So I am trying to install a ceiling fan with lights, there is a switch location closed with an empty plate and ceiling fan point installed. When...
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Two flats, I live on ground floor, neighbours have just moved out from upper floor flat, lived there over 20 years. Spoke to new owner last...
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Hi We just moved into this house and in the utility room there is a normal wall socket with a plug going up ontop of a wall unit and into a very...
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I hope someone can help me please. I am replacing my old light switch for the stairs, both upstairs and downstairs switches Upstairs I have a 2...
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Pool electrical is fed from a secondary sub panel that is fed from another sub panel coming off the main service entrance panel. I have verified...
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Hi there, I’ve hired a marquee for an event next month but am a bit lost on how to power it. There are 2 sockets 50 metres from the marquee and 2...
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I have a small Workshop, (all single phase 240v), off a Consumer Unit through a BG CUR6330 RCD and a BG CUMB32 MCB. On a random basis the RCD...
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Hi I have just moved house and inherited a lot of problems...... One of them is this run of 2.5mm along an outside wall past some dustbins & under...
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Hi, how to connect the exhaust fan switch to the light switch? I have opened the exhaust fan before, there are: 2 permanent live wires 1 blue...
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In my property I currently have one of these meters that has an isolator switch (use a flathead screwdriver to turn on/off) I would like to add...
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Hello! I am trying to install a smart fan/light dimmer combo switch (Treat life). I have installed one of these before in another location of the...
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Hi! I'm new here, so, please, be gentle... Decided to add some extra features to my old and simple barn's electric system to make it safer and...
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First I will pose the question so you don't need to read the rest if you don't want to: What if any are the possibilities that a pretty long RG6...
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I'm sure this question has been asked to death, so apologies! But just wanted some direct confirmation that my intended wiring setup is going to...
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hello, we recently had our siding replaced with hardie board. Where there was a wall mounted light the siding installer left 4" round hole that...
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I've been having issues with my dining room lights flickering and light switches working intermittently. After taking off the switch covers, I...
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This may be lengthy, apologize in advance. As far as my electrical knowledge, no professional training, have done simple household stuff such as...
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I’m in the process of changing my old downlights in the bathroom , I put them in years ago with advice from my late father who was a sparky, these...
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Hi, I have a downstairs toilet with two spotlights. I have recently replaced the MR16s with two GU10 LEDs. This has meant that my PIR makes the...
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Here's the setup: 400ah battery bank on 12v has a positive line that connects to a 400a fuse, then to a Blue Sea On/Off Switch, then to the...
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Hi, my mother has been without hot water for 4 days now. She lives in a sheltered accommodation and 3 different repair men have been and not...
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Which terminal is used for ground to verify power supply? Thank you
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I have just been in the process of changing some old 12v halogen downlights in the bathroom for bathroom for mains volt leds. My late father was...
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I have a whole house 110v sewage pump. Manufacturer says it needs 5 times the operating current for start up. That's 7000 watts. I plan on...
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