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  1. J

    Splitting aerial cable to supply another room

    Evening all Customer asked me if she can have an additional aerial point for her bedroom. Thing is her property is ground floor of two story house so no real possibility of access to loft to run new cable via amplifier. She currently has tv point in living room have contemplated splitting this...
  2. M

    Outdoor pir lights

    I have one outdoor light with a pir, can I just add another pir light to the same switch and run the cable to that one ?
  3. T

    Zs from board supplying another board

    I have a ccu with a Ze of 0.09 and it's supplying another ccu which that board supplies multiple other CCUs I was wondering how I would work out my zs and ze on the other boards?
  4. T

    Another outdoor power thread... seems the time for it!

    As usual – I preface this with the fact that I will be engaging the work of an electrician to do this.. however, I like to get my head around the works beforehand. This will NOT be a DIY job – I’m nowhere near skilled enough to contemplate such a thing… but with that caveat in mind – humour me...
  5. Gavin John Hyde

    NAPIT leads website? another scam or decent?

    Saw this online and it seems NAPIT are setting up a job leads service and then charging its members for them. not sure how well this will work and if it does then i expect certsure to quickly muscle in on the action and use the NICEIC brand to get some of the market share and money being made...
  6. D

    Wiring another light into the same circuit

    Hello, ive new to this forum and have a slightly above average knowledge of electrical. I currently have a wall sconce with an outlet just below it, both are controlled by the same switch. I want to move the light to the ceiling. I figured I would be able to run a wire to the he switch and then...
  7. L

    Electrical help

    You I have 3 wires coming to my electrical pannel i have 2 hots a uncoated silver wire n another wire. None of which r hooked up to pannel yet. I know the 2 hots go to main breaker n then the silver wire goes to ground but there is no common. White wire. Now i have the box wired to where the bar...
  8. buzzlightyear

    get another price

    just got a quote for this coming year for PL& indemnity for the price of £397.00 is this cheep or what . and what are your lads paying for it .
  9. FatAlan

    Another extractor fan question!

    Looking to install an extractor fan for a client. Issue is that they have a child that sleeps in an adjacent room and they like to keep the bathroom light on but obviously not with the fan going. The obvious solution is to switch off the fan using the isolator but this switch is going to be...
  10. J

    USA Dimmer switch in one room making lites in another glow when off or pulsate on and off?

    I wired a house about a year ago, We recently got a call back because the led can trims are glowing when the switch is off. We have figured out that the can trims that glow when their switch is off only glow when the dimmer in and for a different rom is turned on. The led can trims are listed as...
  11. Vortigern

    Sold my hilmors, missed them, got another cheapy one.

    Managed to get the Condubend version for £50 and decided I was fed up with the yellow so... 1583958247 Wonder where my post went?
  12. C

    Do we have to instal another meter

    I live in a flat in a building which is divided into 4 flats. I own 25% of the freehold the other 3 flats are rented out by other owners. The communal electricity comes off a prepayment meter belonging to another flat and has been like this for 8 years or so. Their supplier is refusing to mend...
  13. R

    UK Adding another DB

    Hi Just a quick one, I am a qualified electrician but i haven't been on the tools for a while and won't be doing the work but just trying to help a friend out. Basically they are having a new kitchen diner and they currently have gas hob and small single oven which are fed off the ring main...
  14. W

    Another multimeter question.

    hey everyone, I am looking for some advice, I am thinking of getting a new DMM for industrial work, mostly motors, digital io, not much analog. Currently my go to is the fluke 87v, but when it gets wet the alarm for the leads comes up, I have cleaned it out a few times and it is still a problem...
  15. buzzlightyear

    stick another light on

    today I dont mind sticking up 3 wall lights but when a plaster has plastered round 2 of them not take them off the wall ,one one was not even straight ,so before I had but the lights up I needed patch up .what a day ,I will back tomorrow to finish off when dry .
  16. darkwood

    Should Scotland be allowed another referendum and do you think parliament has a right to deny it?

    This is a follow on thread from one created discussing Labours manifesto, as this discussion on Scotland started taking hold of the thread it became a topic with popular response that it needs its own discussion. Unfortunately the replies and content already posted would be difficult to bring...
  17. P

    Another Christmas light query

    I have a not so old filament set of lights and as much as it would be easier to bin them and buy some LED they have sentimental value and I'm not sure binning them is terribly "green". The lights state rated at 24V and 18W. I'm not sure if I have the correct power supply but it states 24V 5VA...
  18. R

    hallway light double switch to a triple so I can add an outside light

    Afternoon i have changed hallway light double switch to a triple so I can add an outside light. i have wired first switch for hallway second switch is for landing which works both ways upstairs and down so both work as normal. so I have a third switch I would like to use as outside light but...
  19. V

    A Bad 3-Way Switch Can Cause Failure of the Other?

    Can a bad 3-Way switch cause another not to work, thus preventing either switch from turning on the light? Is this always the case? Thanks
  20. buzzlightyear

    another builder goes

    Lancashire construction firm Marcus Worthington and Company enters administration - https://www.lep.co.uk/business/lancashire-construction-firm-marcus-worthington-and-company-enters-administration-1-10026893 another builder.
  21. T

    UK Fridge tripping RCD via one socket but not another

    Hi, We have a ten year old fridge-freezer plugged into an older socket (20 yrs plus I should think). It started tripping the RCD on the consumer unit. I assumed I needed a new fridge and, to avoid repeatedly rebooting all equipment on the circuit while I sourced one, I plugged it in via a...
  22. D

    Another possible electrocution..?

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/waterloo-death-heartbroken-family-pay-211100774.html Electrocuted or something else ?
  23. Dan

    Just another reminder - Seem to do a lot of these

    I clocked a member today replying to one thread with 'just get a sparky in it'll take 10 minutes', and then in another literally said 'get your money out and get a sparky in'. So this is a polite reminder. Don't do that. If they were going to get a sparky in, they would have done. If you...
  24. D

    Another one for Pete , 'name that tool'

    I am sorting through some stuff and found this But what is it ? It has a handle like a normal screwdriver but a threaded tip
  25. Pete999

    Another housebashing question

    When wiring New Builds, and positioning lighting points, is it a case of fitting your own noggins between joists/rafters, or is this down to the builders, is it a case of as close as possible to the nearest timber joist or rafter, and get the boarder to cut the hole in the Plaster board, I'm...
  26. T

    Another scam

    Considerate Construction -- There's another scam for you the developers/builders belonging to this and paying ??? per year. I told the site agent today as he was panicking as he had an assessment by them that any professional contractor should be doing these things anyway.
  27. sparkdog

    Another van broken into.

    Yup, got to add my name to the list, Transit Connect opened with a key overnight in a quiet country villiage.Toolbag, drills MFT and a lot of other stuff gone. It was insured so hopefully get some new kit. I'll leave my van locked up in a garage now and take my car home.Police absolutely no help...
  28. JK-Electrical

    Yet Another Dodgy EICR

    A prospective customer has contacted me via a recommendation received from a mutual contact and asked me to provide a quotation for remedial works that have arisen from an EICR that was recently undertaken at a three-bedroom property he rents out. In his initial e-mail, he said that the letting...
  29. S

    Damn, gone and bought another tool.........

    https://www.screwfix.com/p/festool-ctl-midi-mk2-62ltr-sec-electric-dust-extractor-240v/903gx#_=p Discounted and Festool are offering a £50 Cashback...... so works out at £300 Oh well,
  30. Amit Saxena

    Is there a way to move around a drilled hole in ceiling without drilling another one

    Hello everyone! Is there a way to move a drilled hole in ceiling slightly to the right without drilling another hole. I need to suspend a light ceiling lamp and want to avoid drilling another hole if possible. I am imagining something like this: So effectively I am looking for a flat...
  31. J

    Another coding question

    What code would you suggest for uncovering a power circuit wired in copper cable less than the csa stated in table 52.3 provided the ccc of that cable wasnt effected. Thanks Judd.
  32. M

    Trying my best not to drop another spark in it

    Hiya lads I was asked to have a look at wiring in a recently installed kitchen as some of the appliances tripping the rcd when on. The kitchen was supplied and fitted by one of the national companies with a bird in its title /logo (shouldn't name and shame overpriced rip off crap). The customer...
  33. D

    Another Nagy production covers controversy subject

    3rd part work / certification of A another’s job (skip the intro start at 2min45)
  34. G

    Domestic Yet another induction hob question

    Hello I have a new AEG induction hob rated at 7.4kw max using power sharing but AEG do not specify a cable size or mcb rating nor will they answer the question I submitted to them by email. I think their position is that it is down to the electrician to decide. The configuration is as follows...
  35. C

    Amateur Q: Grafting Merc Electric Seats into another vehicle

    Hi all, I would like to install Mercedes Electrical seats into another car. The donor is a W215 CL. The seats are electric, Memory, Heating and Vibration. I am mainly after the Electric adjustments working. Heating and Vibration are a bonus. Can these seats be wired into any other car on their...
  36. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Another JIB/ECS card update

    Seems you are now required to get your photo verified when applying for or renewing a card. Supposed to be a form you can download to get it filled in by someone. Section 2 Identification Photograph All applicants must complete this section and supply a new photograph. (Unless you had your...
  37. J

    Another bad landlord

    Landlord has completely disregarded my EICR because it basically has resulted in multiple C1 and C2plus a plethora of fi c3 and general comments. He told me not to quote for remedial work as a friend would rewire it. Six weeks on and working next door the family came out assuming I was there to...
  38. littlespark

    90's bands and nostalgia.... from another thread.

    Rather than continuing on the other thread which was something about dodgy MK fakes.... I had same Mk1 fiesta, but mine was "Sunshine Red".... or orange, as my gf, now wife, called it. It cost me double what yours was, so it must have been twice as good. Even back then it had 16 valves...
  39. B

    RCD fed from another RCD help?

    Have 2 X RCDs RCD 1 RCD 2 So a breakdown, incomer comes straight to supply of RCD 1, load side of 1 feeds some terminals which then fees individual MCBs for outgoing circuits as well as supply for RCD 2 from the same terminals, load side of RCD 2 then goes to another panel, now both of these...
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