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  1. J

    Electric heating advice

    Hi folks, A relative of mine has recently brought a small flat and needs some heaters installed. There is no gas supply to the property so electrical heating is the only solution however I am a little out of touch with what's currently available as I moved away from install work some time ago...
  2. R

    Advice on wiring 4 gang switch

    Hi, looking to change my 4 gang switch, what I have is 4 grey wires, each with a red and black wire, I've been told by local sparky that each red wire goes into COM, and each black wire(with small red sleeve If that's relevant) goes into L1. However at the moment only the 1st and 3rd switches...
  3. Weezy

    Customer Demanding We Pay For Her Blinds ££££££ Need Serious Advice.

    Im seeking advice from a job we have done with the most difficult customer of my whole career. We're a family business of 50+ years and take pride in our work and after today have been left debating whether its all worth it. I will explain the best i can: We was called to a job to remove 3 old...
  4. Dan

    Hybrid Electric Vehicles Advice Forum

    Hybrid Electric Vehicles Advice Forum :D Post a new thread rather than replying to this thread if you'd like to ask a question in the Hybrid Electric Vehicles Advice Forum. :)
  5. Dan

    Advice provided to and sought after with regards to Electric Vehicles in this forum :)

    Advice provided to and sought after with regards to Electric Vehicles in this forum :) Please post a new thread, so the electrical vehicle advice has a thread of its own. Rather than replying to this electrical vehicle advice thread.
  6. J

    Advice needed on outside lighting please.

    Hi, I’m looking at doing some outside lighting around the garden. I will have SWA running 4m underground from the garage to a weatherproof box on my fencepost. Could I use hi tuff cable from that weatherproof box to the lights clipped direct along the back of the fence? How hard is it to...
  7. S

    Earth wire loose under sink - advice

    Hopefully a very quick question. Whilst looking under my sink this morning I noticed the Earth wire between the hot and cold pipes is no longer connected. I can't recall if it ever has been but I'm assuming this has come loose and I should reconnect it? If I do connect it should I take any...
  8. N

    I need an advice about Economy 7

    Hi guys, I have a question about economy 7. I have a water heater The Horstmann Economy 7 Quartz. However, my meter reading is single rate. How should I use the water? Is still economy 7 available for me when I don’t have two rate meter reading? The second question about water heater. There is...
  9. naylorpd

    Wireless smoke detectors - advice needed

    My rented out house (in UK) currently has basic battery smoke detectors in hall and landing, CO detector in utility room (boiler is there) and can't remember the kitchen. My agent is pushing me to provide white goods and, post-Grenfell, I'm nervous about some of these, especially the tumble...
  10. D

    Advice required regarding finding a suitable "certifier" when not personally registered

    I am an old "spark" who is looking to re-enter the industry working self-employed in domestic premises. Can any of you kind folk help with the following. I am City and Guilds qualified (A and B ) and also have the 17th edition certificate. However due to working in other fields / abroad for...
  11. S

    Technical advice required - metal socket or plastic? / Trunking?

    Hi all Recently my company (I'm just an employee) moved into a new unit and have installed some shelving, the BigDug kind. We've had plug sockets located above (2) each unit to provide power. This was done by the electrician so that's all good. I need a plug socket on each shelf (5 in total)...
  12. Dan

    Sharing and providing electrical (or Gas Plumbing) advice online - Discussion thread

    So this has been posted in the following forum categories:- American Electrical Forum - https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/american-electrical-forum.169/ Canadian Electrical Forum - https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/canadian-electrical-forum.170/ Australian Electrical Forum -...
  13. Dan

    Australian Electricians Sharing Electrical Advice?

    IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live in a country where electrical advice is only to be shared between professional qualified electricians, then clearly you need to abide by those laws...
  14. Dan

    Providing and Seeking Electricians Advice in Canada?

    IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live in a country where electrical advice is only to be shared between professional qualified electricians, then clearly you need to abide by those laws...
  15. Dan

    Providing and Sharing Electrical Advice in the USA

    IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live in a country where electrical advice is only to be shared between professional qualified electricians, then clearly you need to abide by those laws...
  16. D

    UK hmo wiring advice

    Hi My mate has purchased a house which is being converted into multiple occupancy (8 rooms). Unfortunately the spark passed away halfway through the job. each room has been fitted with a 2 way CU with 16a+6 breaker fed via a 4mm cable. He installed double stacked hager board with 2 main 100a...
  17. N

    Advice please- changing from overhead lines to installer

    Due to a change in my circumstances I want to requalify as a domestic installer and don’t know if it’s worth paying to do a crammer course (installation and test, part p and 18th edition) in a hope to get a electricians mate or trainee electrician job so I can learn the ropes and get properly...
  18. Pete999

    Need some non electrical advice.

    A Lady friend of mine (Sister in Law before you all start) has a problem, next door is complaining about the smell of her cooking (it's a mid Terrace in Bath) Matey next door is a bit of a (Not a very nice Person if you get my drift) anyway I was down in Bath yesterday and checked out the cooker...
  19. B

    Looking for safety advice regarding cooker

    Hi. I pulled out my cooker today to clean under it and i noticed what looks like a scorch mark. I've never noticed it before and just want to be sure it doesn't spell trouble. I've attached a pic. Thanks for any advice.
  20. N

    Circuit Advice

    I'm starting an electrical course next week and would really appreciate a heads up on some of the circuits on the wall if anyone could help? Thank you in advance
  21. Dan

    Australian Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled Australian Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from Australia and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Australians. Please create a new thread in the Australian Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering...
  22. Dan

    Canadian Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled Canadian Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from Canada and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Canadians. Please create a new thread in the Canadian Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering. Anything...
  23. Dan

    American Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled American Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from America and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Americans. Please create a new thread in the American Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering. Anything...
  24. P

    Domestic Advice

    I am a retired electrician, the last 34 years working as an electrical technician on a oil refinery. So not having any study or training of installation regs for over 35 years+. I am planning to have a conservatory built and wish to install a ring main and lighting. My thoughts were to run a...
  25. B

    Newbie advice needed

    Good morning folks. Newbie to the trade and got myself my first install. Just wanted to know if this is fine as per customer requirements. Customer wants a 2 gang socket in a summer house for table lights etc. Also wants a outdoor 2 gang socket for led net lights rated at 5 watts. Plan is...
  26. S

    Becoming an Electrician - Starting Over Again - Advice?

    Hi, I've recently been thinking about my current career within the world of IT and have decided to change direction. I've been working with computers for nearly 10 years and don't have the job satisfaction I thought I would have. I'm only 30 and think its the right time to change. Office work...
  27. DeanoRN

    Inspection and testing 2391-52 advice please.

    Hi all, Im taking the course in 6 weeks for my work, can anyone offer some advice on what sort of stuff to revise, obviously testing/results etc what about fault finding etc? what sort of questions do they ask in the exam? is there a written part? any advice for that? and the practical exam...
  28. D

    Crank and cam sensor advice

    Hi just wondering if anyone could help me out i am stumped.I need to know if anyone can figure away around my cam and crank sensor's wiring.I basically have a bigger engine conversion in my car and have high voltage to cam sensor plugged in car will cut out unplugged i am getting high voltage.i...
  29. B

    Advice on a product - Kitchen lighting

    Hi guys, I'm currently replacing the lighting in my kitchen. There really old. Basically the existing lights are recessed E27 bulb holders so i've throw some modern LED bulbs (8.5w) into them. The problem i've got is the cut out is large (130mm) and none of the modern LED's seem to fit without...
  30. M

    Request for advice: switch for lathe

    (small workshop) The lathe is a Myford ML7. It has a rotary switch on -- off -- reverse. I have been asked to look into the possibility of fitting a proper machine switch with on -- off buttons & emergency stop & ZVR. 1. There is nothing to stop you turning the switch the wrong way & starting...
  31. Jason Philip

    Industrial Automation vs. Construction - career advice please

    Currently working as a control system technician focusing on installing wiring on conveyors and control panels, get 12.5 p/h and lots of work away from home. Have previously done residential / commercial & industrial installation electrician jobs. Am torn wether to go back to construction, for...
  32. D

    Training Advice

    Hi, Looking for some advice to get qualified, a fair while a go now I did a marine engineering apprenticeship (HND) with electromechanical training including industrial electrical maintenance and installation and then several years (10) as a plant engineer (ElectroMech) which included...
  33. K

    education advice.

    hey guys im out of seattle, i have no electrical experience but, have recently aplied to the puget sound electric, which is a trade school that funnels into IBEW 46 out of kent. im going to have to take a couple tests and a interview with a pannel of electricians. i was wondering if you guys...
  34. Gary Tollison

    Electrician starting advice

    Greetings Is 45 a bit long in the tooth to start out as a sparky? I’ve only got my 2391-52 exam left to do in two weeks time. After that, it’s prep for AM2. Spoke to a chap at a work expo recently. He said that without an ECS card, I wouldn’t have scoobydoo of getting work on any kind of...
  35. S

    Trainee Advice on how to get started in the electrical trade

    Hey guys, Just after a bit of advice regarding the future. I'm a 30 year old career changer from Leicester. I've just completed my city and guilds level 2 and 3 qualifications (2365) and my 18th edition. I'm finding it very hard to get any sort of Electrical work at the moment and was looking...
  36. L

    Advice needed please for replacement inverter

    I have 16 245w (declared capacity 3.84kW) panels on a south facing unshaded roof on the south coast of England producing around 4200 kW-h a year for the last 7.5 years; I have had two inverters fail in that time, the first replaced under warranty (both Mastervolt SunMaster). I have no schematic...
  37. C

    Need advice on electrician course.

    Hi folks, I know this has probably been posted before, but I was wondering what is the best way to become an electrician. To give you abit of a background story. I've been working In the i.t environment for a number of years, but I have been recently considering a career change. I am bored of...
  38. G

    Confirmation and advice

    Hi guys Can someone confirm if I'm correct in saying that an old property ie a rewire rather than a new build socket outlets and switches don't need to be fitted at 1200mm and 450mm ?? Also if running all lighting supplies and switch cables back to one point ie- to loft hatch area what's...
  39. B

    Advice on work I've had done

    Hello, I've recently had some outside lights fitted, there is about 10 of them, all LED. The electricans took the cable from the fuse board down into my basement void where other services are running and then out to the garden. Outside they have used armoured cable, 1.5mm, about 20-30meters in...
  40. C

    Need some advice. - 12V to 240V

    Hello! I've just joined the forum and am looking for a little advice. - As what I am attempting to do will never be attached to the electrical grid (and why this is relevant will be obvious in a second) it should bypass any laws around such. (and if it doesn't, I have a licensed mate who will...
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