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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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Hello! I'm installing an Aqara smart light switch (with neutral) but nothing is powering on after getting everything wired up. I've attached...
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It's a worcester combi boiler with heating / hot water connected to the low rate economy 7. There is a nest thermostat controlling the...
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I have a 1 HP Dayton motor model 5k673. It is being replaced with 31TR91. Need help with wiring. I was able to confirm line (L1) abd (L2 230v)...
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I’m installing a gfci outlet inline with the power that goes to my well pressure switch. The GFCI will be to power the heat tape on the well...
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I have a small walkway with a dual switch (upper and lower) at one end. I added a wireless switch at each end. The upper switch controls an...
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Hi there. I have noticed that most laptop power supply cables have a 5A fuse in the plug, but a 2.5A rating on the clover leaf end of the cable...
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For emergency use, when there's a power outage, the current situation (no pun intended) is that I'm running a hook up cable from the 16A socket on...
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The room where we’re going to install a Smart TV has an existing cable jack but on the wrong side of the room. I want to convert the cable jack to...
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I am installing a 500 amp Victron Smart Shunt on my 1990 Bayliner 3288. The existing wire mess needs cleaned up and moved to a bus bar. I...
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Upfront disclosure, I am a DIY homeowner with basic knowledge of electrical safety. Here is my issue: Type GFCI Outlet- Eaton TR Installed mid to...
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Hi all, I am trying to replace a light fitting but the wiring is different. In the photos below you will see the three wires that need to fit...
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Trying to install a smart thermostat, I have 4 wires red, yellow, blue and earth, And this smart meter wiring diagram baffles me. 1st photo old...
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I'm in need of help with my SMA Sunny-Boy solar panels. Model-SB4000TL-20. Fault code-35 Isolation resistance. Only happens when both DC lines are...
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I have a 3 lamp fitting in bedroom with led lamps which emit a very slight glow even when switched off.When I switch on light in adjacent bedroom...
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Hi all, I'm new here but have posted on Hobby-machinist and Practicalmachinist forums. I want to wire up an electrical box for a milling machine...
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Hello, I am on Economy 7 and I have storage heaters and a hot water tank connected to a separate CU for my off-peak usage. The timer that switches...
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Average house in California, 1400 square feet, totally rebuilt 14 years ago. Turn on some appliance and watch all the lights in the house flicker...
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Here is my issues. Woke up this am, no power to TV and wall plugs. I used a RT210 Outlet tester and it came back as HOT/GRN REV. I checked all...
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Hello, Currently, I have a chandelier in my dining room. I want replace the lighting with 2 pendant lights in a single 120 volts junction box. Is...
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I've been having problems with a hot water circulation system. It worked last winter and is connected to a wall mounted thermostat for radiant...
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hi guys i'm new toi the forum but hoping someone can shed some light on this issue, my daughter moved into her house last year and all was fine...
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Qualified electrician has installed Zappi car charger outside house. Grid incoming goes to DNO cutout then to SPD then to meter then to henley...
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Hi, I'm very new to electrical but I'm ready to learn. For my first project I'm looking to setup 2 shelf racks with four shelves each and about...
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Hi all, In July I had a PodPoint Solo installed at my house. It was a secondhand unit from my father in law. I've just recently realised it's...
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Hi, I have a new Dyno-Glo Garage Heater that I connected to the breaker, and it won't turn on. Multimeter reads 120V going at each node in the...
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Hi all, No change to electric wiring and supply and no change to the previously working light bulbs but now when I turn the 2 wall lights in my...
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Hi, I'm a new DIY member hoping to get some suggestions on a (to me) perplexing problem with my basement overhead lights. There were originally 4...
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Hello everyone, Back again after receiving great advice for the bathroom a few months back. This time I'm making a mess in the kitchen. We have...
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How do you decommission a light switch? I don't want to use a cover plate. Any ideas ?
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convert 12v gu5.1 to mains gu10. but confused why this transformer has two live wires? can someone explain.Do I need a driver or I can directly...
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We've just bought a house with Maincor underfloor heating with programmable room stats. I'd like to change these to nest stats so I can have...
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I have a security light [this one] and have wired it into the lighting circuit in my workshop; the lights in the workshop are all LED panels...
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I was going to swap a socket in my house for a socket with USB connection. I started to remove the socket and noticed that both earth wires from...
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Hi, I hope someone can advise. Just wondering how I deal with wiring this security light. in particular dealing with the two neutral wires with...
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Hello, DIY requesting help with diagnosing problem My mother's storage heater has developed a fault after turning it back on for winter. It...
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Hi, My flat uses an Economy 7 tariff. When I use the boost heater, it works fine. But the off-peak water heater doesn't heat up the water...
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Hi, I'm considering viewing a house and have gone onto Streetview to find out a little more, and I noticed one of these situated in the property...
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Using a 'power to the switch' method. At first I had a raft of issues, but by following these steps I was able to solve those issues and with some...
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Hey there, I have this Chinese ups/powerbank sold under many diffrent brands and it has been working OK apart form a burnt out mosfet I had to...
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Hi. Have searched the net and the forums first for an answer but had no joy so here goes.. Quick background. My son just bought his first house...
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