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  1. happyhippydad

    Struggling to find a class 2 light that looks anything like this.....

    As in the title... The customer has no earthing on lights and wants to change from pendants to something different. It's in the kitchen. She bought some class 1 lights that looked a little like these Does anyone know where I can get a class 2 light that is at least a little like the above...
  2. Paul228

    When it looks wrong.

    So, went to look at a property for a landlord. In the bathroom there is an electric shower in zone1, but it's mounted approx 2 foot above the water line. The isolator pull switch is outside zone2. Oh and the circuit is rcd protected and on a separate 45a breaker. My thoughts were....why would...
  3. P

    Hi All new to this looks good

    Hi all new to the forum looks good. Looks like it will come in handy for problem solving and finding new recruits etc. Also hope to give some back with extensive knowledge of the commercial side of things
  4. happyhippydad

    Where can I buy a weatherproof 3 gang switch which looks like this.....

    I'm sure I once saw a weatherproof 3 gang switch which looks like (or was) the BG ones in this link IP66 20A Switch 2 Gang 2 Way SP - https://www.toolstation.com/shop/Electrical/d190/IP66+Rated/sd3138/IP66+20A+Switch/p24607 but I cant find them! Was I imagining it??
  5. SWD

    Looks like the Chinese are back.........

    and the added security that the Mod's have installed for when you access the site has failed, must try harder springs to mind.
  6. 7029 dave

    Unable to post

    Mods, help please unable to reply to post's. Dave
  7. S

    Wonder how much this would cost to install nowadays using modern Panel Equipment

    Have been working in a building installing emergency lighting. Was taken back by the size of the Main Intake Room. Biggest Intake Room I've ever been in! Like to see other people's pics and experiences of any other interesting buildings etc. Thanks Sam
  8. U

    Marxman hole marker

    Hi chaps have a look at this amazing bit of kit its really helped me for marking of holes when a pencil or sharpie wont mark the drill points. Marxman Pen • The Perfect Drilling Companion - https://www.marxmanpen.co.uk/ The best and easiest way you will not be disappointed with it. The misses...
  9. N

    Electric meter time switch help

    hello, Apologies if in the wrong section, I'm a complete novice at this so... I've just moved into a new house with electric storage heaters throughout. Ive found a horstmann vmk srs time switch downstairs next to the meter reading which I assume is the time switch that controls when my...
  10. D

    Who to complain to????

    Need help, this is gentoo contractors work after a combi boiler was installed. This job was bought off as complete, could you explain in detail all that is wrong. It is located below the stairs, in a cupboard that was in constant use and is easy to access. We have children living with us 11, 9...
  11. Bob Geldoff1234

    Remote controlled light switch

    Could anyone recommend a remote controlled light switch? It must be able to dim and switch up to 320 watts,preferably not be too deep at the back and not cost a fortune.Also there is no neutral at the switch so it would have to be a live in and live out one. The ones i have looked at on Ebay...
  12. Dan

    Gold twin plug sockets with USB!

    Check this out
  13. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Clever or what??

  14. Dan

    Sidebar banners

    I'm changing the sidebar banners, working my way up from the bottom for some reason, I've only just realised that lol Think they look better and more professional like that than the old smaller ones with text under them?
  15. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Test and Inspect NZ style

    How easy is this? still bored but it's nearly vino time
  16. V

    Commercial Anyone Got Any Idea What This Is?

    I got an email from a owner of a light commercial unit (old printing unit) and I have recently done an EICR that failed and is still ongoing follow up work to get a satisfactory. The owner\landlord is not a problem and is trying to pass some of the costs onto the tenants because frankly they...
  17. jackhammerJIM

    Make of LED floodlight

    Hi Men . Can anybody shed any light on the make of this floodlight ?
  18. polo1

    Off topic, van security.

    Hi peeps, anyone out there had deadlocks fitted to the lower part of the side sliding door of a Vivaro panel van (2009-14 model)? I've just had this work done, and I'm unhappy with the finished product on the side door. Sure it locks, but the cylinder sits on a slant (the back door lock is...
  19. Z

    Question regarding service cable / head for EICR

    I'm doing an EICR for a customer in an old property at the moment, and there are a few things I'm not entirely sure about. The consumer unit is in a kitchen cupboard, mounted behind the units below the worktop on what looks to be some old wooden panelling from a previous kitchen (the back panel...
  20. charlie76

    Domestic Asbestos light switch accessory boxes

    I've come across what I think are asbestos accessory boxes. 1938 wire VR. Just popped light switch off and came across this. What do you think?
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