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  1. S

    Immersion Heater Wire Changing Colour

    Hi, I need some advice please. Last year I bought some grey H05BN4-F cable for my immersion heater. It is 24"/61cm from my wall switch to the timer and 29"/74cm to a toolless Junction Box rated 24A. This connects to the immersion heater wire, I can't change this wire. The heater and wire look...
  2. Zdb

    Permanent/Unswitched live colour

    *Emergency Lighting* I know this has already been discussed recently on a similar thread but I just thought that it might be a good idea to create a poll and see what the general consensus is. I personally use black as the permanent live and brown as the switched but I recently had a debate...
  3. D

    Why are most insulated grips red / yellow or orange in colour ?

    CK Wiha Wera Draper Stanley all mostly red and yellow Bahco Irazola Klein all mostly a funny orange colour why not grey , green or blue or even black ??
  4. sham

    Why prices for different colour junction box

    Ordering some junction boxes and the white 30A is cheaper than the Black one. Why ?. They are same brand and both three way. https://www.screwfix.com/search?search=30A+Junction+box+
  5. W

    confused by colour coded wires

    Hi all, originally posted this on new member but I am keen to get a response. I am trying to repair a tumble dryer. I ordered a part from ebay, the part being a sensor brush. The original sensor brush has a thin black wire and a white wire attached. The new sensor brush, although identical to...
  6. SWD

    Pink cars, would you consider one?

    Tempted to test this out......
  7. P

    What colour is this dimmer?

    What colour is this dimmer please guys because I think I am going colour blind (if that's possible)?
  8. captaincaveman

    Cooker internal colour codes

    Hi guys. Don't think I've come across this before and feel I'm loosing the plot. I'm planning to check with the manufactures on monday morning but wouldn't mind any opinions. I was checking out a tripping RCD on a new cooker range install earlier. The gas engineer / delivery guy refused to wire...
  9. TonyJohnson

    Remote colour changing light bulbs and neutral fault

    Adding a socket to a ring today, the socket fitted correctly, the ring with correct continuity and IR results OK but.... Plugging in the socket tester brought up a neutral fault?? The house has remote control lamps that change colour, can this electronic device effect the neutrals.. it seems to?
  10. Electrical2go

    October Special 10% Off Click Scolmore Inceptor Omni Colour Selectable LED Downlight

    The Inceptor Omni is the latest addition to the Inceptor range of cost effective integrated fire rated downlights. The Omni allows the installer to select the colour of the light upon installation ranging from warm white, cool white all the way through to daylight. We're offering an extra 10%...
  11. Sparky_marky2

    Non standard colour of conductors... your thoughts on this?

    My aunt and uncle came over today and we got on to the subject of electrics, he had a guy come over to one of his shops to add four new shop light fittings everything was fine and the certificates were issued, but one things my uncle said thats lingered is that the building being over 30 years...
  12. polo1

    Widow(er) maker.....

    Came across this yesterday. Can you spot the problem? I've been fuming ever since I came across it.....what kind of muppet does this? Rant over!
  13. Dan

    Mismatched tile colour on new installation

    Mismatched tile colour on new installation advice reviews and feedback 2017 Hi all, We've been having a bit of a disaster with our renovation, specifically with the kitchen floor. We had a tiler in, however some of the tiles he has laid are a noticeably different shade... Mismatched tile...
  14. Dan

    wrong tile colour, damaged ufh, who pays for engineer to fix? advice, reviews and feedback

    wrong tile colour, damaged ufh, who pays for engineer to fix? advice reviews and feedback 2017 ok so im on a job with 3 bathrooms to go at. Ive got 2 of them prepped with deltaboard 6mm,ufh,self level and waterproof. i came to start the floor in the main bathroom saturday and the tiles for...
  15. L

    What Lamp?

    Im still on this garden lighting lark at the moment and have come purchase some lamps. What would you guys use for gardens? GU10 Led(equiv 35w) -warm white -cool white What Lumen output would you go for?
  16. J

    Removing 2 sockets wired together

    Evening....looking for some advice on removing 2 single sockets in a room which is being renovated. It seems one (newish) one has been wired from the other - the cabling disappears under floorboards. I don't want any sockets here anymore so need advice on how to safely remove them, assuming I...
  17. B


    Hi, DIY'er here. Looking for some expert help as I am very confused :-) One of the sockets in my living room doesnt seem to be working after I changed the socket. However when I use my voltage tester it tells me the current is live. I have checked all the connections in the socket and they seem...
  18. wirepuller

    Warming up cool white LED

    We have an issue with some 30w LED floods we installed as uplighters. This was a bit of a rush job without a proper spec. The users are complaining that the lights are too 'cold' and have asked us to replace them with a warmer version. Fine, we could order warm white versions but there are a...
  19. E

    LED RGB Strip

    Hi A customer has asked for a RGB LED strip that can change between 3 different colours (light green - light blue - lilac) anyone out they used something like this before? Its to light a window signage box. Thanks
  20. W

    LED Strip

    Evening all, I'm looking for supplier of good quality LED strips (preferably 24v) with 3000 and 4000K colours. There's a lot of stuff about but want a supplier who does decent/recommended stuff rather that cheap crap from ebay! Thanks
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