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  1. S

    Neff Cooker Hood Halogen Bulb?

    One of the bulbs in my Neff Cooker Hood has blown. As far as I know it is 20w. What I need to know is whether it would be 12v or 240v. The only ones I can find are 12v. I tried one but it only lasted a few weeks. Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. Matt

    Link Extractor tool?

    Hello everyone, I could not find any info on the forum so I am putting ths querry out as a new post. I came across this tool and I was wondering if anyone can tell me what it is used for? Cheers :)
  3. P

    UK Cooker hood

    I've got a cooker hood extractor, it only has a live and neutral cable, I've only got a single socket to install it. Can I put a 13A plug on the end of it?
  4. H

    Curious problem - no power to switched toilet extractor fan

    Our toilet extractor has, or so I thought, been failing (delayed startup, bit intermittent) for some time, and yesterday it finally stopped working. Vent-Axia Silhouette 100T. It's going to be a bit of a pain to replace, so I though I would check the connections first just in case. Imagine my...
  5. M

    Which M Class dust extractor

    Hi, I after opinions on which M Class dust extractor is better for chasing and coreing holes. I have narrowed it down to either the Bosch GAS35 AFC or the Metabo ASR35. Any one used them both?
  6. M

    I have a lamona hja2450 this morning the lights on the hob fan blew, I have changed the bulbs and no look, the extractor fan is still working fine

    Does anybody no what else I can do to help rectify the lighting issues. I have tried moving the contacts for the bulbs but no joy. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  7. FatAlan

    Another extractor fan question!

    Looking to install an extractor fan for a client. Issue is that they have a child that sleeps in an adjacent room and they like to keep the bathroom light on but obviously not with the fan going. The obvious solution is to switch off the fan using the isolator but this switch is going to be...
  8. C

    Is blocking an extractor fan dangerous?

    Our extractor fan was making a very loud noise when it is on. Stopped this by putting more pressure on it with duct tape but means it is stopping the fan from moving. Is there any problems with blocking the extractor fan from moving? Will it short circuit or anything?
  9. D

    Help with existing extractor fan

    Hello I'm. Swapping over a fan and need some help with the wiring. Basically the new fan has L1 L2 N Please can you tell me which cable goes in which. I have attached the pic of the switch the existing fan and the wiring diagram I understand the neutral but unsure which is the L1 or L2...
  10. O

    Extractor Fan (with timer) Wiring Help (UK)

    Hi, I can't find a manual for the extractor fan I'm removing to replace on the ceiling of my bathroom. It is a timed extractor fan with 3 points which I imagine means I just need to match the correct cables to the new fan. I don't understand what the meaning of each point is on the old fan to...
  11. Pete999

    My Sister in Law is having her kitchen extractor remodeled, what certi ss required

    My Sister in Law is having a new extract fan installed due to an obnoxious Neighbour complaining about cooking smells, She is having a builder to install a new fan and ducting, What Electrical certification would be required? me I would say a MNEW cert and an ISITEE as well what say you lot? I...
  12. T

    Kitchen extractor fan

    Hi I need to fit a humidistat extractor fan in the back kitchen, can I wire this into a junction box that runs from the main ring without an isolator?
  13. B

    UK Making Extractor Fans smart with Shelly

    Hey, I'm looking to smartify my extractor fans in toilets/bathrooms for two reasons really 1) I currently leave the light on the let the fans run to bring humidity down, I'd rather it did this automatically 2) I want to smartify my lights, and I don't want the fans to be on permanently. I've...
  14. J

    Faulty extractor fan

    Hello, We moved into a new property 5 months ago and there is an extractor fan in the bathroom that has never worked. This weekend I decided to have a crack at fixing or replacing it. I'm new to DIY so bear with me here! Firstly, there is no isolator switch for this fan as far as I can tell...
  15. P

    Bathroom Extractor fan isolator location

    My client wants a wall fitted extractor fan for their bathroom. Normally i fit the isolator outside above the door but the client is against this. Is there any reason why it can not go above the fan at high level so zone 3. I can not find anything saying you can not but i can not find anything...
  16. H

    Bathroom extractor fan isolation switch issues

    Hi I need some advice should I try to fix this isolation switch for the extractor fan or buy a new one. The switch part of the product has come off. It seems it was previously attached into the plate using some resin of some sort. Over time it became loose and has come off. I can manually insert...
  17. S

    New Extractor Fans Not Working - Wiring?

    Hi we have just had two new extractor fans installed, one in the bathroom, one in the toilet, I am sure they are correctly wired, however the run on timers are not working, just goes on and off with the light, the toilet one is not working at all :( I have tried switching the wires for the...
  18. D

    Extractor fan with timer

    Hello everyone, Just hoping to check to see if this has been done correctly. Had a bathroom fitted and had an extractor fan put in by the bathroom fitter (I assume he did not use an electrician for this part). The fan I got was one with a timer. We discussed it being on for 30 min after. I...
  19. S

    Cooker Extractor Plug or not

    HI I'd originally planned to have an mk grid switch located just above the worktop with four modules and each module a DP switch to isolate fridge, cooker fan, dishwasher and washing machine. Each switch would feed a spur to a single socket for each of those appliances. This is on the kitchen...
  20. T

    Extractor fan distance from window

    Evening all Customer on a new build did not want to install an extractor over the hob ( would ruin the effect...... ) Building control have said they need to install a 60L/S extractor fan in the kitchen as its away from the hob, does anyone know if there is a minimum distance an extractor can...
  21. J

    Flashing LED Bulb in combined extractor unit

    Hello, I have recently had a Led downright/ extractor fan combination unit installed. After approx 10 mins the light begins to flash intermittently (as attached). The bulb installed is a 3 watt bulb. I swapped this out to a 4 watt bulb and the flashing increased. The electrician whom installed...
  22. G

    recommend bathroom extractor fan

    Hello Currently got a extractor connected to light switch so when you switch light on the fan comes on, however it's not to powerful and the room fill up with mist condensation on the walls when the shower is used. Looking to change it for a good powerful extractor fan. Need some advise from...
  23. happyhippydad

    Is an extractor fan required in a NEW utility room?

    The customer is having an extension. This will include a utility room which will have the usual in it, i.e. sink, washing machine, fridge. There will be a window. Approved document F is pretty big and I was hoping that someone could assist in pointing me to the right bits on whether an...
  24. V

    Identify this bathroom extractor fan?

    I have a bathroom extractor fan that has gone bad, so I need to replace it. If possible, I would like to just replace the motor, rather than opening up the ceiling to put in a whole new enclosure. The problem is, I don't know how to find a replacement. Maybe someone here can identify this beast...
  25. J

    Bathroom extractor fan with continuous power

    This must be bread and butter stuff for any qualified electrician which I'm not so please bear with me. I've just installed a Nuaire extractor fan in the bathroom. It has continuous trickle mode plus up to 30 minutes run on timer but I'm unable to take advantage of these because the fan is...
  26. P

    Extractor Fan Wiring Query

    Hello All, I have just purchased an extractor fan to fit in my Utility Room and trying to understand the accompanying wiring diagrams. The unit has an integral Humidistat and Timer. The 2x wiring options they show are as per drawings attached but I can't understand why, in Diag A, it shows the...
  27. D

    Extractor fan to timer type

    Hi I’m thinking of changing an extractor fan (in a WC) to one with a run on/timer. The current set up doesn’t have an isolator, and wiring runs from the light bulb to the fan, which is sited in the ceiling about 18” away. The fan is vented through a flat roof above. Now, I realise that i’ll...
  28. Thomas Connolly

    Extractor Fan Installation

    Good Moaning All, Quick question. Need to install and extractor fan in a newly built kitchen. The easiest point for me to run it from is a single socket about a metre away from where it's to be installed. However, the socket is a spur from the kitchen ring, it is Fused and is used for the...
  29. A

    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...
  30. G

    Extractor Fan not working

    Hi all, Very new to electrics so please bare with me... Just moved into a new property. Extractor fan (manrose x100h) in bathroom not working. Took of face plate to find circuit was not connected. Connected wires to correct connections (see picture). Now the fan is running but independent of...
  31. 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...
  32. R

    Ecovent toilet extractor fan

    Ladies and gent I need your help . So I came across this extractor vent in my school . One is in the Male and female toilets . Both of them are not working at all . Am tempted to buy new one but like to figure out what going on here . I opened both the extractor fans and find something...
  33. N

    Extractor fan ducting

    Hi all Have an en-suite that needs a shower light extractor combo fitted. Can’t fit the ducting grill outside due to grade 2 listing. Does anyone know of an alternative for the ducting to extract the moisture/air. The ducting will be going into the loft area. Thanks
  34. J

    Wiring extractor fan with timer

    Hi all I have just moved into a flat and my extractor fan doesn't work so i have bought and fit a new one but I cant figure out how to wire it. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
  35. Thomas Connolly

    Extractor Fan in Downstairs Loo

    Hi Folks, I've been asked to install an extractor fan in a downstairs toilet . One that sits in the glass of the window. (That part has been done already) I'm going to look at the job tomorrow so I'm assuming the window is just the glass and doesn't actually open hence the need for the...
  36. S

    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...
  37. Gavin Lewis

    Light fitting for extractor hood

    Hi, I'm looking for a replacement for this light fitting from my cooker extractor hood (see pic). Unfortunately, neither the hood or part have any brand markings on them. Anyone recognise it, or have any ideas where or how I could go about getting a replacement for it? Many thanks!
  38. T

    4" extractor fans 5meters & 7meters

    Does anybody know of a 4" extractor fan than can do up to 5meter with one 90 degree bend in it? Also a fan that will do 7meters with two 90 degree bends in it? Looking at a new build in a old barn which they are using the old tin roof as the roof of the property. There is no access in the loft...
  39. G

    En-suite Extractor fan

    Hi, I need to replace my en-suite extractor fan as it doesn’t appear that the motor can’t be replaced. Current one is an airflow aura, which hasn’t lasted that long (approx 5-7 years). It runs from a switch outside via a fused connection unit to the fan. I have checked the fuse and across line...
  40. T

    Extractor fan with pir wiring question

    Hi all, I intend to fit a extractor fan with built in pir sensor in my downstairs wc. My question is regarding the wiring , could I take power from my ceiling rose to an isolator then from the isolator straight to the fan avoiding the light switch , as the sensor would turn the fan on ...any...
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