bathroom

  1. HappyHippyDad

    Is this wireless receiver/switch suitable for a bathroom?

    Morning all. My customer wants to be able to switch an above basin cupboard light. This is in a bathroom. There is a 230V PL + N available, but unfortunately the light she has does not have a switch, hence trying to find switching options. She is asking if this wireless receiver is suitable...
  2. J

    240v power in bathroom

    Hi Everyone! You all seem like a friendly bunch and google keeps referring me back to here but I still cannot find any solid answers so hoping you can advise me. I am in the process of planning a shower room re model for my disabled parents but have come across some hurdles (spoke to an...
  3. 7

    Bathroom Extractor Next to Shower Head

    Doing an Eicr and the 230v timed class 1 bathroom extractor is less than 200mm next to the shower head. I see this as a C2 and would insist on it being changed to at least a 12v fan or even better a new location. Welcome any thoughts
  4. D

    Refitting a bathroom and electrician claims I need a new mainboard

    Hi guys - I am fitting out a new bathroom and brought in a sparky to help out as I am terrified of electrics. Now the bathroom is being done for a friend on a budget who really can't afford £600 for a new mainboard but the sparky is insisting it should be done. Currently, the mainboard is an...
  5. Neptune

    Wall mounted light switch in bathroom

    Is it within the regs to have a wall mounted light switch in the bathroom? It would be away from the shower and opposite the toilet. The MCB is RCD protected.
  6. S

    Straight swap of electrical rose for new bathroom light. Light now stays on constantly. Why?

    Before: After: Hey guys I’m new here and really scratching my head on this. Bought a new light and had to change the ceiling rose to accommodate. Took a pic of the old rose, made sure to follow the connections in the picture in the new terminal block, and now the light stays on constantly...
  7. Tryitall

    Wiring Bathroom fan/light combo

    I’m replacing an old bathroom fan/light and not sure on wiring because the new one is different. Currently it is controlled with two switches, one light one fan. The power running into it consists of Ground , neutral-white, black, and red. Old light/fan fixture has black and white coming out...
  8. W

    Wiring envirovent bathroom fan to separate switch

    I have an envirovent fan that I'm replacing that is connected to its own switch (ie not the light) . The current wiring has a live and neutral. The SIL100T model seems to have Live AND Live Switched and Neutral. As I only have the two wires can I just use a short piece of wire (from an old plug...
  9. J

    Anyone tried the Atoko Fan Select (ATQ6-03) - extractor fan timer - switch fan off during run-on?

    Hi. Has anyone tried the Atoko Fan Select (ATQ6-03)? Its supposed to be an extractor fan timer so you can get delayed start and run-on using a standard fan. They say you can also override the delay and run-on by switching the light - does that really work?
  10. Jb1410

    Bathroom zones and ip ratings

    I’m currently upgrading my bathroom suite and was wanting to remove the old style pull chords style switches for the fan and light for a switch. They will be mounted well outside the zone 2 area in the bathroom so do I need to take any ip rating into account as well. Many thanks
  11. A

    Bathroom Down-lights CODE C2?

    I wonder if you can help I've just had a EICR on a property and I've received a C2 due to the fact the down-lights aren't IP rated. Having sat the BS 7671 some years ago the BS tells me that the zone 2 height is 2.25m. The ceiling in question is 2.3m. Appreciating it's advisable and I'll swap...
  12. J

    Bathroom LED downlights

    Hello, I wish to purchase some Downlights to replace some halogen spotlights in my bathroom. Currently the existing spotlights are powered through a transformer connected to a terminal junction box in the loft. Looks like the existing transformer is connected by only a two core cable. I want to...
  13. HappyHippyDad

    VERY quiet ceiling mounted (min IP X4) bathroom fan recommendations?

    My very well off customer wants the most quiet ceiling mounted extractor fan there is. They have stipulated that cost is not a barrier and they just want something quiet. I have used one extremely quiet fan in the past, but it simply didn't do it's job, so that's pointless. This fan still needs...
  14. N

    plug sockets in bathroom

    hi there - Im about to book an electrical safety certificate for a property that will be let out and I notice I have plug sockets in the bathroom (they have always been handy for electric toothbrushes and hair dryers etc but they are within a metre of the sink and within 3 metres of the bath /...
  15. L

    Dimmed pir and switched line to single bathroom light

    I design bathrooms and I'm wondering if it's possible to use the same ceiling lights supplied by both a manual switch and a flush ceiling pir going through a concealed dimmer as a night light. Looking at most PIRs and from what I understand, if the bathroom rocker switch L1 supplies the lights...
  16. J

    Power socket in bathroom

    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. However when visiting my friend's house, which is a new build, I saw that the electric tap for the wash basin had a sicket just below the washbasin...
  17. erergwerg

    Replacing bathroom extractor fan

    Hi, I need to replace an old extractor fan in a house I rent out. The bathroom has a lot of black mould on the ceiling and I'm wanting to prevent this from happening again. A fan with a humidistat that turns on when it gets too humid sounds like a good idea but is it as easy as just replacing...
  18. P

    Is an LED retro-fit viable on this bathroom cabinet?

    Hi all, I'm a newbie and not experienced so please bare with me. I can change a plug... We have a ten year old bathroom cabinet that wasn't cheap and one of the bulbs has gone. We have contacted the manufacturer of the cabinet and they tell us the bulb (not made by them) is no longer made and...
  19. T

    Heated towel rail & zones

    Hello, a friend has asked about fitting an electrically heated towel rail in their bathroom. The location is on the wall opposite the bath in a narrow bathroom. There is an existing spur available high up on the wall that used to power a heater that has since been removed. This could be...
  20. D

    Feeding other rooms with bathroom outlet circuit

    My wife wants me to add an outlet in a large closet. It would be easy to feed the outlet from a bathroom outlet that is on the other side of the wall. However, I've read that the US electrical code does not allow connecting outlets in other rooms to a circuit that feeds bathroom outlets. Why...
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