1. H

    Neff oven 2 year and two months old,and out of John Lewis warranty,no help either.

    Today the mains tripped, after doing so twice, and checked voltage supply, ie the clock was flashing, but no oven heat. I had previously removed the bulb and changed it first, however, the fault remained. Finally, I removed the bulb and glass cover. The oven has been working ever since and...
  2. Murdoch

    From this months PE .....

    This caught my eye ..... and no not my feet!
  3. E

    Samil Warranty over 2 months wait for a replacement.

    Anyone else going through this? I had a warranty claim (finally) accepted mid December but still no sign of a replacement. UK agent has been waiting for stock for months and there's a big list ahead of us. Poor service. Edit: At what point are they in breach of their UK/EU warranty...
  4. G

    Hello all

    Hi Joined the forum for advice and to learn a few things. I was doing an apprenticeship having completed my c&G 2365 L2 and 3. Unfortunately the company went under and I couldn't complete it. Worse thing was i only had a few months to go and was about to prepare for the AM2 exams. Spent last...
  5. R

    Change of premises

    Hi all, I am an employer of 3 staff. Two sparks and 1 x 2nd year apprentice. Just in case it has a bearing on any responses, i have never set up an employment contract. When i employed the apprentice the company was operating from premises not 1 (which was closer to the apprentice's home, his...
  6. polo1

    Siemens 3ph DB - replacement mcb & rcbo

    Hi all, the breakers for the Siemens DB I'm working on are now obsolete. I'm trying to get confirmation if there are other compatible mcbs and rcbos for the board ( it's a Siemens ODB 100 SW Series A db) and hopefully there is a photo of an existing mcb below. Siemens UK have been unhelpful Cheers.
  7. Marvo

    Come up and camp at my place for a few days...he says

    Yeah, a buddy of mine sold his house and bought himself a few hundred hectares in the middle of nowhere about 6 months ago. I haven't heard a peep out of him for 6 months then out of the blue he's Captain Hospitable. Come for a ride up on your bike he says, spend a few days he says, don't worry...
  8. Dan

    Top Poster Of The Month Winner October 2016!

    @westward10 hit the highest post count for October. @Leesparkykent came 2nd, and @telectrix 3rd. Well done to all. @Pat H is just in front of him this month so far. Well done westward and thanks for your contributions to the forum! View the score board here, if you're not on it, you suck...
  9. Dan

    Solar Thermal Performance During Winter Months? Solar Thermal Forum

    During the summer months I'm sure solar thermal performances are pretty decent, but what about the winter months?
  10. Sintra

    Electricians Jobs SW6 - Electricians needed London SW6

    2 x electricians required for high end commercial project near Earls Court. Would prefer self employed but PAYE can be considered. This work will last for 6 months for the right people. Must have completed a full apprenticeship and hold a valid ECS or CSCS card. C&G 2391 would be desirable...
  11. A

    Questions about XS Training

    Hi all, I have finished my C&G 2365 and 17th Regs in my college last year. And I have looking for a job ever since, but there's no hope. Luckily, I have a chance to work along a sparky for work experience. In this forum I have come accrossed quite a lot of people like me who has completed...
  12. T

    Testing in schools

    Does anybody do any work in private schools? We do quite of lot of work, but SEB have a test and inspect contract in the school. Which we do any remedial work that is required after. They have said that they want RCD testing to be done every 4 months! Has anyone heard of this or do this?
  13. S

    Hows work load

    How you finding things a the minute work wise? Busy? Just ticking over here, lost out on 3 quotes this week for CU changes to the local cheapo doing them for £200 all in. Looking forward to the Xmas break mind you :)
  14. B

    New 20% VAT Rate for Solar

    Does anyone know when this actually comes into force. Is it from last Thursday or when the VAT man tells us. I phoned them but to no avail. See: Domestic solar facing 15% VAT hike following EU ruling | Solar Power Portal
  15. infinity

    new Megger

    I'm looking at splashing out in the 1730 Anyone know who sells them at the best price? Il also be selling my 1553 if anyone's interested its in immaculate conditions till well looked after and about 9 months calibration left
  16. Simon-0116

    domestic rhi forms pros and cons

    Hi doing barn conversion for parents. Fitted air source heat pump. Applied for rhi payment but bit stuck. Want to no if ocupied for 6 months or not. If not get a meter or more than no meter. Would i benifit from having a meter or not. Any ideas
  17. J

    Working outside UK

    I have recently returned from 12 months work in Afghanistan (July-July) due to contract not being extended. I am after a bit of advice, if anyone knows of anywhere outside of UK where there may be work. After being in Afghanistan for 12 months, I will seriously consider anything, ha ha. I have...
  18. J

    Megger 1552 repair?

    Hi all, sent my 1552 back to megger to be repaired. It's giving inconsistent continuity readings. Megger wanted £385 just to look at it! Robbin *******s! Do I asked for the meter to be returned. can anybody recomment a meter repair company? thanks.
  19. T

    Going for NICEIC Registration at long last.

    At long last I am finally getting around to applying for NIC approval. I've been meaning to do it for ages but "other " stuff kept getting in the way and delayed the application. I've just been re reading the Guide and one part has me worried. There is a paragraph that says: "How you have...
  20. happyhippydad

    What am I responsible for - returning to a customer?

    Evening all.. I have had my first customer call me back (messgae left) saying that something is not working as it should! Its too late to ring him back but it sounds like the PIR is not working correctly on a flood light I installed perhaps 6 months ago. Its bound to be a faulty PIR as it was...