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  1. khalid

    Domestic electrical drawings wiring diagrams for 3 bedroom bungalow thanks

    I'm new to this forum & i have electrical experience as competence person but would like to pick up some knowledge on the following anyone can do electrical drawings wiring diagrams for 3 bedroom bungalow thanks
  2. 1

    Weird box in bedroom any ideas what it is

    it's got three cables going into it and I has a fuse, possibly German, it sits in a cupboard in a bed room any ideas
  3. B

    Electric only one bedroom house heating!?

    Hello everyone, i just got a small property with no access to gas... everything is electric. What are the options for heating and hot water? The old installation with the tank in the loft and the 100L cylinder looks outdated and i am not a big fan!! I am very confused at the moment and don’t...
  4. S

    Radial socket on landing and rear bedroom appears to be powered from lighting and radial

    Hello all, first time posting here, was hoping for some theories/advice regarding a confusing situation. Essentially we were looking to add one or two sockets to a upstairs bedroom (40's build rewired in 80's I think with black/red colour system). It currently has two sockets and there is also...
  5. Moaz

    10 Bedroom house rewire. Ring or radial?

    Guys, I'm wiring a ten bedroom house which has 4 floors. Correct me if I'm wrong, but as fat as I know, new regs says to keep each room on a radial. So shall I keep each room on a radial or have a few rings on each floor after calculating the maximum demand??
  6. Gazthesparky

    Switching arrangement in bedroom

    I am renovating my own house at the moment and want to bounce an idea off of you all I need to wire a socket high level on the wall at the bottom of the bed for a tv on the wall. I want to be able to switch this off as the tv has an anoying led that lights up the room. Im going to install a...
  7. J

    Supply conductor size for 8 bedroom Victorian house

    Hi folks, I've recently visited a large 8 bedroom Victorian house. It has a three phase supply. One of the phases feeds the main house, its wired through a 100 amp main switch/ isolator. The Suppliers Side is 25mm tails but the customers side to the main house consumer unit appears to be 16mm...
  8. andysparkfree

    PME head , builder forgot earth cable , 100amp 3phase supply , 10 bedroom house , 10 bedroom house

    Hi all , im new here but have always looked for answers over the months description of my question there is an external 100 amp 3 phase metered head that this new 10 bed house is to be fed from , the builders installed a 35mm 4core swa as i directed however they forgot about a 16mm earth now...
  9. steptoe84

    Domestic Running a radial circuit in bedroom. He

    HI, I'm renovating my house room by room and am turning what was the kitchen into a bedroom. Anyway, I've ran a new 2.5T&E cable from the consumer unit to the bedroom and want to know if this is an acceptable way to wire the room as it will make it much easier if this is allowed. Just not...
  10. O

    Wiring a 5 bedroom house

    Hello Everyone, I am not sure of the etiquette here on the forum, but I would like to start by extending warm greetings to everyone in the house. This forum is very useful for me and I have learnt a lot from it. I would like to ask a question, its about the list of materials required to wire a...
  11. Amar

    8 bedroom 8 bathroom property

    Hi Everyone, Just joined the forum today, hoping to pick your brains now and again as I've been watching as a guest for a while and found it to be a friendly and knowledgeable place to be! I'm an Electrician myself and run a electrical and building contractors within the west midlands. As the...
  12. B

    Loft light question

    Just finished a small conversion in the loft and been running an extension lead up to a light. I'm looking to put a switched light in there and just want to check my thinking is right. I put a light in the loft running a new wire down to the bedroom switch that is currently a single switch. I...
  13. P

    Single phase distribution for small flats

    im in the process of pricing a small flat development (sheltered accommodation/safe house. type thing It's a 2 storey mid terrace. Being converted to 6 bedroom with small en suites. Shared kitchen diner. Initially I told the developer they need a 3 phase supply as electric showers and heating...
  14. L

    Rewire Specification

    Hi All Just having a few issues with a customer. Is there a minimum number of sockets/lights/etc anyone works with for a 3 bed House rewire? What we installed: Kitchen: LED Spot lights x 9, sockets x 5 double Dinning Room: 3 Double Sockets Lounge: 4 Double Sockets Bedroom 1: 8 Double Sockets...
  15. S


    Hi can 2 bedroom sockets be run off a kitchen if marked on the C.U. ?
  16. W

    More part P quality installation

    Just arrived at a job today to change a CU, after bit of testing found N-E fault on upstairs ring, went up stairs and found this! this was installed by a bedroom fitter, last week, the lady asked for some extra double sockets and one had to be moved in her bedroom which the fitter done before...
  17. Sonia Norman

    lighting circuit

    Hi I'm a recently qualified electrician and my mind just can't completely solve this one. My relative in scotland has had their house rewired. when you turn the bathroom light switch on the two bedroom lights go off and the switches in the bedroom won't work. When you turn the bathroom light...
  18. T

    Bedroom Switch Position

    Doing an attic conversion and been asked by the builder to put the bedroom switch just outside the bedroom door. As built in wardrobes going either side of the door in the bedroom. Never came across this or gave it much thought. Is a bedroom switch allowed to be outside? Cheers
  19. C

    amount of sockets per room

    Have I been missing something? I have just had a reply to squire which says I'm the best price etc... However the other electrician has quoted for 4 sockets per room to comply with part p... Maybe I've been doing all my rewires wrong...? Or is this other electrician just trying to pull a fast...
  20. B

    new sky installation

    Good evening, I have recently completed a new built 4 bedroom house,now time for 2nd fix, the client wants sky hd in the lounge and the master bedroom, with the other 3 bedrooms and the kitchen to have freeview and the same channel as sky in the lounge. I have run 3 coax's too the lounge and...
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