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    Hi All, Currently rewiring my house. I am installing a new oven - 3.65kW and combi microwave - 3.6kW protected by a 16A mcb. Would a 2.5mm for each appliance from the cu to a 20A DP switch surffice over a 20m run? Thanks
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    Bonding combi boiler gas pipes

    From my understanding you need to run both a 10mm earth from CU to water stop clock and seperate 10mm to gas, exception being if cable is uncut can link both gas and water together. In a scenario where been asked to change consumer unit but getting to gas pipes of combi boiler is practically...
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    Wiring a nest into combi boiler, job for a diy'er?

    Appreciate this might be a bit impossible to answer since you don't know how (in)competent I am, but for someone who can wire switches, light fittings, fcu, various common 'simple' bits, is wiring a nest thermostat into my combi boiler something I can do or is it a big no-no? As with any of my...
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    Chaffoteaux Britony Combi SE 100

    Evening Guys Anyone have experience of this Combi: Chaffoteaux Britony Combi SE 100 My mates got one in his temporary caravan with dodgy time clock, was hoping to bypass this and control via an external stat. No stat currently fitted. Can’t find any wiring diagrams online? Not seen boiler...
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    Voltage Indicator and Proving Unit/12v Dewalt Combi and Impact Drill

    I am looking to sell some of my Tools, due to my uncle retiring me has kindly given me some tools. Socket and See Voltage Tester and Proving Unit Kit - £80 Dewalt DCK211C2 10.8V 1.3Ah Li-Ion XR DCD710 Drill Driver & DCF815 Impact Twin £120
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    UK Combi Boiler water to hot.

    Hi all, I have a combi boiler when I set the hot water at 60c on the boiler it goes right up to 70c when I run the shower after a few mins, should it do this or have I got an fault in the boiler. the shower is the bar mixer type. Can any one help. Thanks
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    Domestic Boiler controls price work in and around London areas

    Looking for anyone interested in taking on some boiler control installations combi/ S/Y plan heating circuits Between £200-£300 a day all in around north/east/west London Price work Must drive And have small experience in central heating controls/ Boilers and testing Feel free to call or...
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    Domestic pre heating water to combi boiler wih solar pcwer

    Some months ago I remember seeing a advert for basically a squarish seeled box filled with bags that are filled with some kind of chemical that can accept a charge using a voltage from solar pv that are capable of heating water before it goes into a combi boiler saving on your gas {have looked...
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    Vokera Linea 24 combi boiler - Hive wiring help

    I'm trying to install a hive thermostat. I was able to get the hive receiver hooked up but I think I've made a mistake with the wiring as the heating will stay on continuously. Can anyone tell me what needs connected to what? I've attached the boiler board (It only has the old timer connected...
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    Best Masonry Drill Bits for Combi Drill

    At the moment I tend to use these Erbauer ones, they are very cheap and initially quite good but (unsurprisingly for the price) don't last very long. What do you lot use? Are there any that are 2 or 3 times the price that last more than 2 or 3 times as long, or should I just stick with the...
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    Combi boiler & extractor fan in zone 1

    Hi, so someone decided to put a bathtub under a boiler and electric extractor fan. Half the bathtub is taken up by the boiler. It has a cupboard around the top and the sides, but the base and pipes going into the wall are exposed. More space will go if a shower mixer is installed and there is an...
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    Electric combi boiler keeps cutting out.

    We have a 5 years old EHC combi boiler which switches the central heating off now and again ( no pattern that I can see ). To get it working I switch through the programme options once or twice and it starts up. It can be ok for weeks or days. Can anyone suggest what is wrong with it please...
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    Nest 3rd Gen works... Somtimes (Due-tec Combi)

    Ive searched quite a bit for this problem but cant find anyone else having a similar experience. Installed a 3rd Gen Nest on a Due-tec Combi HE a Range boiler. It had no existing thermostat on it. It was controlled by a Multifit Integral 24 Hour Electro-Mechanical timer. Everything works great...
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    Wiring a Hive receiver to a Vokera Linea Combi boiler

    Can anyone please help me to wire a Hive to a Vokera Linea Combi Boiler I have uploaded diagrams and pictures of everything I think is important. I think I should 1 Disconnect the Honeywell thermostat and bridge the two connectors where it says Room Thermostat on the wiring diagram. 2...
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    Domestic Switch fuse spures for combi boiler

    Can you run a 2.5mm twin an earth cable from the consumer unit to a 13A switched fuse spur then from that switched fuse spure on the feed side to another switched fuse spur so you have 2 switched fuse spures on one radial?? Reason for asking I’m getting a new boiler which is currently down my...
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    Help wiring bdr91 to baxi 600 combi boiler

    Hi chaps, Could someone advise on where point A and B on a bdr91 thermostat go to which terminals on a baxi 600 combi, does a go to terminal 1 and b to terminal 2 ? Or the other way round ? Also do i need to link L to A ? Thanks.
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    Hive receiver installation on Vokera Compact A Combi

    I'm trying to install a hive active heating into a Vokera Compact A Combi boiler. I think I understand the principles of the system but am looking for support on wiring the receiver to the boiler. The boiler electrical diagram can be found here (figure...
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    5 core flex to combi

    Need to wire a supply to combi with LNE connections, and 2 volt free cores for room stat. I don't really see why I can't use 5 core flex for this, as all cores insulated to 500v, but plumber insisting they need to be in separate flexes...any thoughts? Cheers
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    Nest on a Glow Worm 30CXI Combi Boiler fitting

    I bought a Nest and think i know how to fit it but want to check. I have a Glow Worm 30CXI combi boiler so only need to connect the heating side of things up and not the water. I have located a pink and a light blue wire which appears to then connect to the wire which then links to the...
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    UFH + Radiators + Combi

    Hello all, Im not an electrician, but please don't bite. I am renovating a house, and receiving conflicting advice / quotes from electricians, and don't know which is correct, and so I'm looking for a bit of confirmation. My plumber has installed the pipe work, and boiler. The UFH is yet to be...