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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...
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Just setting up a new sticky thread that unlike the dodgy trade pics thread is focused on showing the result of failures in electrical...
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We have this thread on TilersForums.com and it's just been restarted because the old thread had 20,000 replies and 500,000 views. And there were...
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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...
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So, I can’t turn off the board, can’t really turn off circuits except the one I am replacing with an RCBO. It’s all singles in trunking no sheaths...
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A relative in West Cheshire sent me this pic. He is contemplating having an EV charger and other electrical appliances fitted. He asked me if he...
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Hi Guys Any advice/ pointers would be appreciated 😉 Have ‘pretty big’ new build house we’re wiring from scratch. New supply in from DNO is PME...
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Hello, I have recently designed a system including a pump. It is only 4amp and it is controlled using a crompton DOL. An external twist to reset...
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Hi all I have a bench saw which is tripping a 100amp breaker on a workshop spread. The question i have is how does a D curve breaker work? I...
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I have a 230 Volt single-phase circuit with a 100 Amp cutout fuse and a 100 Amp MCB switch, so the supply is rated at 23 kVA. Only about 13% of...
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Hi there Just after some experts opinions of this wiring of my consumer unit (image attached). It was installed by one electrician who installed...
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Existing circuit diagram attached. I opened all detectors to establish how they were supplied. Dedicated circuit off board and appears to be a...
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I have old & new BT wires that I am in need of help with please. The old wiring coming directly into the house hidden inside a grey plastic box...
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I have a customer who lives in a grand old house which suffers from damp. The ground floor sockets (2 different circuits) IR test at around...
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My energy supplier igloo folded in oct and we've been with eon since. I keep getting emails and letters about upgrading to a smart meter. What's...
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I will try to explain this as best as I can, Wired 18 downlights in two rows of 9, The downlights were wired in 3core and earth cable so two...
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I have a servo drive that is rated 10AMP. It then has a second rating refered to as it's Peak current : 30AMP 1) Do you size a MCB using the Peak...
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Help Needed !! The wife has just purchased a hot tub off eBay! I am a spark but not a bright one!! I was just looking into what's required for the...
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I installed a new GFI outlet in our bathroom for our new electric toilet. To do this I cut wires to the exhaust fan and added new wires to the...
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Hi All, Need advise on something. I have seen a diagrem somewhere showing that we cant have any electrical socket near the washbasin/tub etc...
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So, This is the Main disconnect for a Panel that provides Heat to units. I shut off the Main. Worked on the panel. Went back to energize the Main...
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Hi all, let me start by saying in no way am I a qualified electrician but do have some basic knowledge from having worked as an apprentice in the...
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Evening all, Went round to a clients house and did some tests on an outdoor socket. At the junction (in an IP rated wiska box) between the cable...
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Trying to post a thread with normal terms like "switch" and get error message that I can only post three tags and 5 tags in total. I don't...
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Question I have is, is it ok to have x2 ring main circuits on one 32amp type B MCB?? If so does this meet the current regs. TIA.
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I wire my basement and I have a room where the lights come on but are dim, they eventually get to full strength. Any thoughts on why this one room...
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Keeping it brief. We recently had a utility room put in the back of our garage including new wiring and a new mini fusebox in the garage by...
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Hello all, Ran into a curious issue last night with my basement light circuit - here are the details of the circuit (diagram also attached): 15a...
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I have a mapole 12/24v battery charger 2014 model approx.it will not charge it switches on and lights up the transformer is buzzing but no life...
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This is getting embarrassing - I've been looking for a sub-main consumer unit in a church for an hour now. I've found the incomer. There's a nice...
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It just seems like it’s blocking access for maintance. Seems crazy to me to put it there.
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Can you use metal staples to secure an earth bond cable to skirting
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I have just had my house fully rewired. I lifted a few of the loose floorboards to clean and noticed at junctions there is a lot of exposed...
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I have a wardrobe with no lights or mains socket in it, I would like to put an LED light strip in there and somehow connect it to a pull cord...
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Hi new member here looking for a bit of advice. I recently undertook a condition report of a building where the measured Zs at the distribution...
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Hi all, Bit of a boring one for you!! I had been working for the same company since i qualified 15 odd years ago. I have now left and set up my...
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Customer thinks it was installed in 1964 when the house was built! Thanks
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What are the regulations around old DZ fuseboards, Do they have to be removed (no exceptions) or can they be left in place? My own thought was...
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Hi all, I have been asked to install new electrics to a wooden lodge / chalet. It is a single storey very large building with a flat roof. I have...
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Hi, Having a new kitchen fitted and was hoping for some advice please. How many LED downlights do I need? Will likely be using these linked below...
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We are going to fit outdoor soffit lighting IP65 with top and bottom set controlled separately. Are there any light brands that are recommended...
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My customer wants a meter for the small garage CU I am fitting. The CU will have 2 circuits, 16A sockets and 6a lights. My question is, do the...
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Hi all, I'm hoping someone on here can shed some light on an issue I currently have with a bedroom light switch. Yesterday evening, I attempted...
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