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  1. J

    Looking for good quality tool belt

    As above. I had an ancient leather one from the days when battery drills had yelllow thermal cut outs on the side... looking to upgrade. C&k one looks good. Any other suggestions please? thanks john
  2. J

    Any recommendations for a good quality Torque Screw driver set please?

    As above Thanks JB
  3. S

    Quality workmanship & zoning question

    So I'm refurbishing/replacing my kitchen and the existing sockets are largely where I want them so I thought it would be a case of replacing like for like. How wrong was I. This first pic was taken just above the hob. As a non spark even I can see significant problems: Connector blocks (not...
  4. Azizinum

    Do cable quality matters for my issue?

    Hello guys, i recently bought a monitor for my computer and the power cord/cable came with it is "type F to c5" and where i live the plug i need is "type G to c5", should i just buy any "type G to c5" and plug it into my monitor ? or do cables have different fuse and thin cable diffrences...
  5. S

    Quality of work in new builds

    Hi guys, working round a friends brand new house at the weekend and discovered this in the meter box. Why can’t people do things properly? Also twisted cpc’s in common sleeving and no cable identification on 3C+E s
  6. C

    High Quality MR16 color changing LED

    I'm struggling to find a high quality MR16 LED bulb that can change to almost any color. What is making this rough, is that I want one that will shine a warm 2700k white that isn't littered with other colors. All the bulbs I've seen or the one I bought already, the white is not white. It's...
  7. A

    poor light quality from Click integrated LED downlight

    I've just fitted five Click Interceptor Pico downlight in the lounge to replace Click MR16 fittings but the light is very flat compared to tungsten, the angle is far more than the 90º quoted so the light spills everywhere. What are people's views on these integrated LED downlight as I'm thinking...
  8. W

    Quality Galv. Conduit

    So i have a client who wants a room down with surface conduit, industrial look. No problems there, i am a little worried about the material tho. I feel the galv coating on some of the saddles and pipework isn't great these days. its fine for a workshop but when its going to be a feature like...
  9. J

    Quality new install

    Fed up with finding rubbish like this in new builds. By a NICEIC Approved Contractor
  10. D

    Another quality installation...

    bob the builder ? Kitchen fitter ? Plumber ?
  11. V

    Domestic MK and quality control

    Hi just wondering if many of you out there are noticing problems with some of your MK fittings now ? For a good few months or maybe even a year I have been noticing especially with the 20A flex connectors that, quite often one of the screws doesn’t want to tighten as if it’s cross threaded ...
  12. NDG Elecs

    Quality work probably from Sunderland illuminations.

    Was with the kids in the park today and noticed some T&E snaking up a tree. Loving the cable clips. The second piccy the cable goes underground and reappears just by the small rock to the right. Although it's fenced off I'm inclined to contact the council about it. Shoddy.
  13. GBDamo

    Once quality brand on the wane?

    Three MK 45A pull cords all failing to make on live. Fitted the first, no live at the shower. No continuity across the switch when on, Neutral making fine. Second and third tested on the counter at screwfix, one failed on live the other on both live and neutral. Fourth one was dropped by the...
  14. alban moffitt

    superlec cable quality?

    was looking for some 6mm swa and found that superlec do their own brand of swa. It must be one of the cheapest out there, but just wondering as to the quality of the cable and if anyone has used it before thanks in advance
  15. M

    Quality work by a electrical trainee.....

    I thought you guys may be interested in these pics from a "spark" who did one of these 4 week courses and went straight to self employed! This was for a house Re-wire, I actually quoted for this job originally but the house owner chose this contractor instead, but then contacted me afterwards...
  16. I

    Help needed to review quality of distributer box installation

    Hi everyone, I just had my distributer box upgraded to an RCD box, and I was wondering if anyone could advise me on the quality of the work done here. I know that changing these boxes is a nightmare to do, and truth be told our wiring was a mess before, but for the price we payed I don't...
  17. S

    Best LED downlights? Favourite brand for ease of fitting / quality and longevity of unit

    Hi all, just wondered what people's go to LED downlights are. I've worked for a couple of companies and both seemed to have cheap and cheerful as a preference- just replacing as required if they stopped working. What would u fit if u were to fit them for yourself? Preferably changeable with...
  18. pirate

    Recommendations please for a good quality immersion heater timer

    Hello all. As the title says, I am looking for a good quality, robust switch/timer to control a 3kw immersion heater. At present it is simply plugged into a socket in the loft, but needs to be controlled from the kitchen below with a decent timer, preferably one that will fit onto a single...
  19. A

    quality workmanship I've come across.

    came across this work? am I safe in saying this is in the realms of cowboy install? outside someone's front garden. would this pass an inspection?
  20. M

    New spurs stadium having major problems

    Ok without any football team references... Mace are the managing contactor and spurs have nominated contactors. So mace wont be liable to any delay clauses due to this. I read in construction manager journal approx 500 sparks ( including supervision ) but not sure. Anyway my point is with that...
  21. the pict

    HSS Drills any one know good quality make

    I am about 3/4 the way through a trailer build all stick welded, and now I am attaching lash points etc I bought a well known diy brand but got 2 x 8mm holes and its knackered I know I can be a bit heavy handed at times but come on 2 holes, so I am looking for what my Granddad used to call...
  22. M

    Another play for companoes

    Hi . I have just been informed by a main contractor that I do work for that i need to register with RESET . This is a system for verifying that workers are fully qualified and holds all all workers info skills training QUALIFICATIONS disclosure etc all under 1 roof. As a member of safe...
  23. S

    Good quality square shower switch pull cord

    As above... replaced switch as neutral had cooked due to poor connection. replaced for MK 50A, out of the packet really dissapointed only one earth terminal and terminal screws for that and l & N connections quite small and weak looking. Connected it and ensured that terminals were nice and...
  24. J

    Best quality electrican tools.....

    Got a few quid together to get myself some quality hand tools, Side cutters, pliers, wire strippers, etc etc and I am torn between these brands. Knipex Wiha NWS CK Tools Anyone have any preference.. Cheers
  25. Pete999

    Qualified supervisor

    Firstli will say I have nil experience of the QS, been scanning through the Selects Committee report on Part P that Dillb passed on to me ealier today. One of the things that caught my attention was the scope of the QS's duties, it would seen from what was said during the discussion was that...
  26. D

    Good quality tool bag?

    Hello all, Can anyone a decent tool bag? I’ve found the quality seems to get poorer and poorer and nothing lasts! The threads break and bits fall off, straps break, zips break.... tried Stanley, CK.... Thanks! Dave
  27. happysteve

    Quality Electrical Installations to BS7670

    Saw this at the local chippy... o_O When I need some steel nuts and bolts for resistance projection welding, he'll be my go-to guy. Although, when I tried his website, I got this... Shame... :rolleyes:
  28. KEV 1 N

    Proper MK Quality!!!!!!!

    Whilst up in the loft getting the Xmas decorations down, I found this.....
  29. Gavin John Hyde

    Problems with MK light switch quality

    Has anybody noticed a decline in the quality of Mk accessories of late? Where possible i stick with Hager but have used up my stock, sometimes its customer insist on Mk or Wylex as thats brands they know or already have and want it to match. In the last month i have had several sockets with...
  30. NDG Elecs

    Quality new build workmanship

    Saw this last week on a new build that is approx 18 months old. I suppose it doesn't matter that it's a new build as could happen anywhere at any time. But it did make me think is every single house on the estate with a garage supply done in the same way....bodgey bodge and the bodge-sters! The...
  31. S

    Interaction between loads - power quality and noise.

    Hello, Sorry if this isn't the right forum for this. Didn't look to be far off... So I'm looking for some advice please with regards to interaction between loads sharing a circuit. I understand (or think I do!) a lot of the composite concepts and I think I have an idea of what my answer might...
  32. L

    MCS Quality Management System

    Hi All We are in the process of applying for MCS for Solar PV. Has anyone got a Quality Management System I could pinch a look at please?? Thanks in advance
  33. Pete999

    Pete's Videos How to install an earth rod, or not as the case maybe

  34. rolyberkin

    Quality Of New Build Electrics

    Done some work recently on a local new build estate (Countryside Homes), the standard of electrical work is dire (mind you the build quality is shite also), is this normal on new builds? In the house I worked on today the consumer unit looked like spaghetti junction, there were two holes in...
  35. Lou

    Marks Electrical Services

    Marks Electrical Services offer a complete service in both domestic and commercial sectors in Cambridge and the surrounding areas. Run by Dean Marks, a Cambridge man with 20 years of experience, Marks Electrical Services will undertake to provide quality workmanship that you can trust. We pride...
  36. Lou

    SAGE Electrical

    SAGE electrical is a small firm of quality electricians that operate in the Bristol, UK area. We are professional, expert and creative. We offer a wide range of electrical and lighting services including Smart Home Installation. From a single point installation to a complete rewire of your...
  37. Lou

    Mains Electrical Services Ltd

    Whether you're a homeowner looking to rewire your house or a business in need of PAT testing, you can trust in Mains Electrical Services Ltd for quality and reliable work. You can find all the electrical work you need with us, including lighting, new builds and complete rewiring. You'll always...
  38. Lou

    John McKeown Electrical Contractor

    Since starting out in this industry nearly 50 years ago I have worked on a wide range of sites from factories, offices, oil refineries and shipbuilding, gaining a lot of experience on the way. It was against this background that I decided to start up as a contractor. I started out in this...
  39. Dan

    TLC Direct

    History TLC was founded in 1991. The first branch was a small warehouse in Crawley, with 3 employees and a range of 2,500 products. Three months later a second branch was opened in London and since then the company has grown steadily, opening new branches and extending the product range. The...
  40. Lou

    Fairways Electrical & Property Services

    When we have finished your electrical job we will have tidied and vacuumed, explained everything clearly and made a fantastic addition to your home or workplace. We hope that through our professional and wholehearted approach you will want to keep our details for any future problems that may...