Questions and electrical advice in the 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..

Some popular forums: Electrical Forum - Electrical Wiring, Theories and Regulations - Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification - Electrical Jobs

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #
  • Sticky
Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms.. Rules....No Offensive...
Replies
7K
Views
647K
  • Sticky
How has 2022 been so far? How's the economy affecting you? Any tips? This email has been sent to all members of the forum. I thought we could...
Replies
59
Views
4K
  • Sticky
Just setting up a new sticky thread that unlike the dodgy trade pics thread is focused on showing the result of failures in electrical...
Replies
127
Views
20K
  • Sticky
Just a note on behalf of @Electrical2go to say that they are still very much open for business and are giving forum members 5% off your orders...
Replies
5
Views
8K
Hi all, So I’ve been having a strange fault in my house which has just appeared over the past few days. About a month ago I moved my pc set up...
Replies
61
Views
2K
Evening all.... My son is 14, he seems to be taking ultra long baths and showers and the bath/shower room is drenched afterwards. I have just...
Replies
14
Views
256
Absolute nowhere else for it to go /be fitted etc . How naughty in reality ??
Replies
7
Views
268
Want to install a Ring Floodlight Pro at an angle (say, at almost right angle to wall). Is there a suitable 90 degree bracket that might suit...
Replies
3
Views
82
Morning, just checking a lighting circuit on a house, I have the main earth disconnected and still get a zs reading of 2.2 ohms. No evidence of an...
Replies
42
Views
5K
Hi all, Last month I moved into a flat that is on an economy 9 tariff and meter (it has wet heating). In this scenario, I have one consumer unit...
Replies
19
Views
396
Hi folks, it turns out my Friedland chime must be really old (going by mercury switch and white wiring!) and I'm struggling to fit a Ring...
Replies
10
Views
159
  • Question
Hey there, I'm here to ask about receiving some careers advice. Last year I was studying Level 3 Electrical Installation and after completing and...
Replies
3
Views
309
I had a faintly funny situation today. At the end of another job, the happy customer said "By the way my outside lamp comes on, and then flashes...
Replies
13
Views
374
Does any one have a link or know where I can find the diagram I’ve seen that lays out what rcd devices you can and cannot have up/downstream of...
Replies
3
Views
94
Hi all, relatively new to the wireless stuff. looking for a smallish 1 channel 1000W switching unit to put into several individual enclosures to...
Replies
2
Views
99
This is more a challenge to myself and why not for some of you as well. I will try to make it myself alone but... it will be easier and faster...
Replies
1
Views
82
I'm looking for suggestions, please (as a retired electrician but still active in the voluntary sector). The scenario is a group of 4 log cabins...
Replies
12
Views
270
I'm guessing the vast majority of us fall into 3 categories. Those registered with the NIC, those with Napit and those not registered, so this may...
Replies
3
Views
164
Hi Absolutely 0 knowledge of this so excuse language / terms / explanation. Electric only ground floor 2 bed flat ( 3 external walls) On peak...
Replies
58
Views
1K
We've had a simple solar hot water system for about 6 months now and it was working fine in that time but just recently it's not turning the pump...
Replies
0
Views
65
I see in the UK that RCBO's are more becoming a standard installation now. I might be missing something obvious here but I've been wondering why...
Replies
25
Views
2K
Hi. A client would like undercabinet lights in her new kitchen but there's no way to bring a lighting cable across the large space without...
Replies
8
Views
206
Hi I have a mains wired doorbell with the chime in the hallway. Parents are elderly and dont hear the bell all the time. I want to run two wires...
Replies
19
Views
506
Is it acceptable to run mini trunking as shown in the pic? To my mind it would be safer (and slightly less ugly) to have a drop from each socket...
Replies
11
Views
429
Anyone installing ecodan heat pumps? Best cable type for wiring from rotary to heat pump unit? Trying to stay away from swa due to limited space...
Replies
17
Views
387
ATS For generator to supply warehouse when Mains Failure, a PFC Panel is in place on the Main Supply. Will this need to be Off when generator is...
Replies
0
Views
69
What's this all about? Sound deadening? Haven't seen this before,. Apart from that how do you delete a post?
Replies
13
Views
401
  • Question
Very appreciated forum. Washer earth trips RCCB unless it is rocked back & forwards aggressively. This is a struggle. One brush had worn...
Replies
2
Views
141
Hi all i have just recently watched the NAPIT webinar on SPD’s and it says a Type 1 SPD device should be installed in premises supplied by...
Replies
4
Views
187
Hi We would like to try and remove our fitted wardrobe and the first challenge I can see, being a bit clueless with this sort of thing, is the...
Replies
7
Views
276
Just need some advice on this one - i wont be doing the work myself - but wanted to understand what could be done in my situation without chasing...
Replies
4
Views
159
Neff oven trips rcd every few weeks at about 5pm…tea time,when oven set to high temp.and temp. rising,..not sure if set temp. has been reached...
Replies
4
Views
146
Do you need cross bonding. Main gas and water incoming is plastic and all circuits are on RCBOs
Replies
1
Views
157
Hi all, I really hope this is the correct place in the forum. tldr; Oven and boiler take turns to trip the breaker, but I don't think it's either...
Replies
14
Views
2K
What cell phone technologies use different types of batteries and have been commercialized over the last two years?
Replies
1
Views
118
What Electric car technologies use different types of batteries and have been commercialized over the last two years?
Replies
0
Views
76
Have been asked by a customer to fit prepayment meters in a house divided into flats. Not seen the job yet,but told each flat has a cu.Have been...
Replies
5
Views
246
Hi guys wondering if you could help? I have just installed a new fuseboard with rcbos and spd. During the install I noticed that the lighting...
Replies
21
Views
746
I can't find any really up to date threads on whether we have to fit AFDD's. I am specifically talking about in a domestic premise. I can see...
Replies
24
Views
757
Afternoon all. Apologies if this is a stupid question. I'm currently half part way through completing 2391 (second exam tonight) - so may be...
Replies
40
Views
716
I’ve been asked if I know anything about lifts. Elevators. A customer of mine has got a job at one of the local country houses and he’s looking...
Replies
14
Views
616
Recently my RCCB keeps keeps tripping intermittently. It can happen between several hours to few days when a trip will occur. During the trips, no...
Replies
24
Views
549
Hello all, hope you're having a good weekend! I'm just doing a bit of CPD. I've just watched the Napit webinar on AFDD's (02/11/22). I'll be...
Replies
11
Views
451
Hello, I’m adding an in-line foot switch for this interesting italian floor lamp. It has 2 bulbs, max 60w each according to sticker on lamp...
Replies
5
Views
231
Post a New Thread / Question

New Posts (Please Reply)

Electrical Forum

Welcome to the Electrical Forum at ElectriciansForums.net. The friendliest electrical forum online. General electrical questions and answers can be found in the electrical forum.
This website was designed, optimised and is hosted by Untold Media. Operating under the name Untold Media since 2001.
Top