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    Problems with Bathroom lights

    Please help! We’ve recently developed an issue with our lights in the bathroom. The ceiling is a false ceiling and there are 6 spotlights in the false ceiling. The spotlights take the lightbulbs I’ve attached as a picture (Led Gu10 5.5W Warm White 2700K). Having replaced the bulbs, we now have...
  2. V

    How does this bathroom fan work?

    Incredibly dumb question I’m afraid, but I’ve moved into a house and can’t figure out how to work the bathroom fan. Could somebody please help me? Here’s the fan itself: And there’s also this (possibly unrelated) switch type contraption on the wall: This looks like it leads to two switches...
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    bathroom electrocution

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/russian-poker-star-26-dies-125446893.html
  4. M

    socket in a bathroom... yes....

    advice on this one , lads. very small appartment. under the sink in the bathroom is a washing machine. like i said very small appartment. in the cupboard next to it (all very neat and tidy) is the socket for it. 18th edition board in the lounge but the socket is within 3 mtrs of zone 1 , albeit...
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    Domestic Bathroom extractor fan switch query

    Hi there I hope this is the right place. I am having a house rewire, and the electrician has told us that it's against regulations to have a specific switch for the bathroom extractor fan. It has an isolator switch, and all switches are outside the bathroom, but at the moment his configuration...
  6. Bobby34

    Circuit passing through Bathroom zone

    Hi guys and girls, So im fitting a new ring final circuit (I did advise a radial) in a newly built extension. the least disruptive way of feeding the cables to the extension is up into the ceiling void and along through the 1st floor bathroom floor (The client has had the common sense to not...
  7. K

    Domestic Changing hall ceiling light affects bathroom light

    I have taken down an old hall ceiling light and I have 3 wires which are the same grey colour. Whatever way I rewire them to the new light fitting it affects the bathroom light. If I wire them in one configuration I can have the hall light on or both the hall and bathroom lights on at the same...
  8. fatah

    Domestic Newbie who wants to replace bathroom extractor fan

    hey, so im a DIYer and learn most stuff from youtube tutorials. At the moment am doing a bathroom renewal, and want to replace the extractor fan for a stronger one. I've a very basic understanding of house wiring and electricity, however i think i could do something straightforward like...
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    Domestic Bathroom Light wiring help

    Basically I am trying to wire a new light into a bathroom. The old one was removed and the wires were left connected in connector blocks. All lives together, all naturals together, all earths together, and then the black (neutral) from switch and a yellow from a 4 core cable were together...
  10. kingeri

    Domestic 10mA RCD for bathroom circuits

    Been to look at a job this morning for a CU change, customer the type who wants to have his say on every tiny detail. He has already bought the CU as well, a Wylex RCBO unit..... I pointed out that the RCBO ratings he has bought don't align with what I actually need...and that some will need...
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    Underfloor Heating Thermostat in Bathroom

    Hi, Is it allowable to install an underfloor heating thermostat inside the bathroom but outside any of the listed zones? We are having a room converted into a bathroom and there is no suitable place directly outside the room to install it, however the new bathroom itself is about 3m x 3m and...
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    Domestic Bathroom Light and Extractor Fan

    Hi New to the forum, competent diy'er (have added sockets to ring not spurs and added additional lights - know I shouldn't but...) and looking for clarity on wires at a light fitting for a bathroom light and extractor fan. Changing the bathroom light and didn't take notice of the connections...
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    Domestic IEE 18th, 701.415.2 p241 - sup bonding bathroom

    Hi Old time 15th Ed. working way through 18th in prep for 18th test, also been a while since i wired in anger so to speak :-). 701.415.2 states that i can omit supplementary bonding in my bathroom so long as i have a protective equipotential bond compliant to 411.3.1.2 and finals in the...
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    Under bathroom floor rewire?

    Hi there, We have had an electrician work on a fix price job to rewire the house. He has routed all of the cabling under the bathroom floor. I expected that he would routed another way which was more difficult, but wouldn't have gone under the bathroom floor. Is anyone able to confirm if this...
  15. Martin Dyke

    Domestic Led bathroom mirror wiring

    Hi .. putting an LED mirror in the bathroom but need a mains supply for the transformer in the mirror .. Is it ok to either connect to the light fittings in the ceiling .. coming off the live and neutral.. Or it would be easier to connect to the feed off the shaver unit running the cables...
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    Bathroom pull switch with three sets of wires conundrum - help required!

    Hello! I’m looking to solve a problem that’s been bugging me for a few days now (and a few fuses!). So the switch broke on my bathroom pull switch and I attempted to replace it which is when the trouble began - there're three sets of wires for a start… IMG-3777 - https://ibb.co/TKs4n1c So...
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    No paperwork following new bathroom installation

    Hi am new to forum. Just had 4.5day bathroom installation. Bathroom v good however was told on initial survey we wont need to touch your electrics - was keeping original Mira Sport shower and spotlights. Day 1 was then told "our sparky wont pass them, you need new spots, need bathroom rewire"...
  18. Ben Webster

    Help please for my bathroom light switch

    My bathroom light switch has broken. It has two brown and two blue wires and an earth wire. I think it also operates the fan. I have found the brand switch online but not sure if this is correct one to buy? The current light switch is an intermediate switch. UK Electrical Supplies -...
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    bathroom halogen downlights - new to me need help

    The bathroom in my bungalow is fitted with ceiling down lights but my knowledge of these is far from good. There are three lamps in the ceiling but one lamp doesn’t last long and I don’t know why. Has each light got its own transformer or does one transformer provide all three? The lamp I have...
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    Flush fitting bathroom light fitting question

    I'm new to this forum and am not sure on etiquette about asking questions, so please excuse me if this isn't the way to do it... I've recently fitted a flush fitting ceiling light in my bathroom. The light works fine but there is a 1mm gap around parts of the fitting between the top and the...
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