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    Apartment complex lights not working or pool pump system. Novice maintenance man

    Apartment complex lights not working or pool pump system. Novice maintenance man with very little experience in electrical, and my job is on the line
  2. C

    2006 mustang tapping in to power additional lights

    Hi, I'm adding American muscle's halo fog lights to my 2006 v6 mustang and am looking for a good place to connect the positive side to power the lights. Can I tap it in to the positive post that powers the fuse box? I'll include a photo of the spot I'm talking about if I can find how to post...
  3. C

    Anything to consider replacing below-cupboard kitchen LED lights?

    We bought a house with an array of broken (some cosmetic issues, some functional) downlights under cupboards in our kitchen. The bulb seem to be integrated into long wires and tracing them back up it seems there's a bunch of what I presume LED drivers on top of the cupboards. Should I be...
  4. A

    Fitting wall lights with side cable access

    Hi all, I am planning to install wall lights such as these ones (LAP Bronx Outdoor Up & Down Wall Light Black - Screwfix - https://www.NoLinkingToThis/p/lap-bronx-outdoor-up-down-wall-light-black/8627r) off an existing wall light by connecting them with a SWA cable clipped on the wall. However, I...
  5. impish15

    Running lights across scaffolding

    Hi, I have run some outside lighting for a customer in Hi-tuff cable. He now wants 2 additional lights run across scaffolding which has been put up. Slightly hesitant running the cable across the scaffolding using the Hi-tuff as I feel it can easily get damaged with the other trades using the...
  6. K

    Spa bath with lights

    I have a spa bath, with lights, pump and lights are straight plugged into mains with 2C+E for pump, there is an additional ground wire on metal body of pump. Question I have is this ground cable required as pump is installed on plastic feet and onto block wood with no access to the pump. There...
  7. M

    Strange wiring for outdoor lights

    Hi I've been planning to fit an outdoor junction box at the front of my house to hide a large brickwork hole and properly house the wiring connections and was wondering about the wiring terminals I discovered. Two outside lights are wired in and two separate terminal blocks are used to connect...
  8. PierceOco

    DIY advice - neutral wire cut on supply to lights

    Hi, I’m new to the forum. Thanks for letting me join. Asking for some diy advicd… I’m trying to add a couple more security lights to the existing circuit but stumped at two things - - The wires travel from the switch, to the existing security lights, then loop back (creating extra cable) to...
  9. HappyHippyDad

    Lights suddenly get brighter in house

    I was at a customers house changing a socket and they asked me a question about their lights. Some of the lights in the house suddenly get brighter and then go back to normal. This happens a few times every week. Not all the lights in the house do it, only the LED downlights and only the ones...
  10. S

    Adding 12v strip lights to kitchen cabinets.

    I am currently looking to add 12v led cob strip lights to my mother's kitchen but confused what I need. There are currently mains wires under the wall units for the strip lights to connect to but when I measure the voltage with a multimeter it recording as 12v AC max, from what I can see online...
  11. J

    Christmas lights battery ..change to plug

    have a set of lights that i would like to use plug over battery. have a few plugs and old sets with cables could Frankenstein together if doable. this is the set if anyone has any suggestions on how/what min transformer plug would be required. its a 20m set and i have another 20m set so...
  12. B

    Flickering LED lights

    Hello all- I hope this is the right place to ask this question. A few weeks ago the LED lights in the kitchen started flickering intermittently, mostly when first turned on in the morning. I changed the light switches in case of dimmer compatibility problem but flickering continued and also...
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    Linking PIR security lights or buying something smarter?

    Hi. I'm an I.T.. engineer with some outdated electrical experience. I qualified C&G 2330 17th edition about 15 years ago, but my only experience since then has been fairly basic stuff maintaining my own properties etc. I've just had a couple of LED security lights fail (Again) so I'm going...
  14. R

    Street Lights. Can I change bulb to different type?

    I have a street light circuit on land I rent out. I need to replace 2 of the bulbs. 1 of them is an old Philips 55W SOX Plus, the other is a Heathfield 30W E27 LED. I'm not sure if any electrical work was previously carried out to enable the Heathfield LED to work. Can I just replace the old...
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    Whole Kitchen wiring diagram advice (excluding lights)

    Hi everyone, please advice and comment on the attached wiring diagram for a kitchen. There are mixed opinions on the need for FSU-s and number of circuits required. Distance to cu – 8m running under timber floor. kitchen size – 3.5M X 2.5M
  16. M

    brake lights are constantly lit when the key is on

    2010 Mustang - when the key is on, my brake lights are constantly lit regardless of whether the brake pedal is pushed or not. When the key is off the lights function properly - they only illuminate when the brake pedal is pushed! Any thoughts? I already replaced the brake pedal sensor.
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    UK First time DiY post - trying to find a 2 pin connector for some lights

    Hello, 1st time post from an amateur. I have some old Habitat decorative lights that are powered by a transformer. There seems to be a break in the wiring as the lights go off when the wire is moved around so I was going to shorten the wire. The problem is that I can't find a replacement...
  18. J

    External bulkhead lights

    I needs to install 7 external bulkhead lights, but I could do with a steer on bringing the cable into the light - see below The glass which came with it are crap, the unit is threaded for 20mm so I can soon get these. Depending on location I have one or two T&E coming in - standard flat grey...
  19. P

    DIY Electrical Advice: Spot Lights

    Hello, Looking for DIY electrical advice. I have 7 x spots, and each are fitted with 1 x T&E connector block fitting [see photo]. In the past I have had spot Fittings with an 'In and Out' connection as part of the fitting. I wrongly assumed they'd all be the same! These have a connector...
  20. nickyp_uk

    Multiple lights and power socket not working but no blow fuses - any ideas?

    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone might be able to help. We have a fused switch that controls 4 LED lights next to a power socket which have both stopped working. We have tried replacing the fuse in the fused switch, but that hasn't resolved the issue. Reseting all fuses in the fusebox hasn't...


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