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    Wiring For An Electric Hob

    Hi all, I've just purchased a 2nd hand hob. I thought it would be a case of simply plugging it in, but unfortunately it has no plug and needs to be wired up to some wall unit. What's the reason for electric hobs not having plugs?
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    Need Advice - New Kitchen Rewire

    Hi Guys New to forum and enjoying reading the threads, all interesting, so.. Looking to re-wire my kitchen due to re-fit and some of you will be unhappy (understandibly) as I am not a qualified sparky, but I will notify building control and get the work certified and passed. This is simply an...
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    2 gang 1 way switch wiring

    Hi, this is my first post so excuse me if I don’t know the etiquette. I’m also not an electrician so may not know all the terminology. My issue is as follows: I am attempting to wire a backdoor outside light to an existing indoor porch switch. I have changed the switch to 2 gang and wired the...
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    Wiring In a Shed, advice needed on SWA route

    Hi All, I have a couple of questions regarding running SWA cable between the Internal House CU and The Shed New CU. The shed is basically being used as a home office and as such has a 6A lighting circuit and 16A Circuit for Socket outlets. Will be running a couple of computers and Monitors...
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    Domestic Wiring in of a Bosch single oven rate at 2,990w

    Good afternoon all I am a new to this forum and just wanted to say Hi. I am not a electrician but a retired builder of some 6 years and still doing the odd job for friends and family . I require some help with an issue I've come across in my daughters kitchen. I'm replacing her double oven...
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    Domestic Cooker wiring 13a or dp/so switch?

    Hi, total novice here but I really need help with this. Any input would be much appreciated. We recently moved house and the cooker in said house is ancient and costing us a fortune, so has to be changed so the existing cooker is wired to a double or single poled switch? I think? See picture...
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    2 core for 4 inch fan wiring

    Hello I’m starting off doing jobs for myself and I’ve come across a bathroom with lack of ventilation ... The fan in place is a 4inch fan tight to the ceiling corner. It’s fed from the light in two core to a isolation switch and transformer in the kitchen behind the fan. Currently it’s fed in...
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    Trainee Loft conversion wiring

    Hi there I’m working on a loft conversion, just adding two small bedrooms in existing space. Would it be ok adding a radial circuit off a 16 amp MCB ? And how many sockets could I have? Thanks
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    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
  10. chris83

    Adding to kitchen wiring does cooker circuit need RCD protection?

    Hello all, first post by a new member so apologies for any posting faux pas in advance. (Hopefully this is the correct place to ask this rather long question) I’m in the process of re fitting my kitchen and was planning on making a couple of minor changes to the wiring installation. All of the...
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    Help wiring cooker hood for cafe

    Hello I’m confused about the amount of wires for a cooker hood that need fitting into a speed control switch and then into fused spur. I’ll attach some photos but can you guys please help me on how to wire this? Thanks
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    Double Two Way Switch Wiring Advice Please

    Right. My Son wanted me to change his light switches which generally isn't too much of an issue, until I came to replace the double rocker double two way switch at the bottom of the stairs. Just to clarify, one switch is for the stairs, and one for the lounge lighting. Both of which are two way...
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    New circuit to detached shed/garage in garden.

    Hello I am new to this forum and need a little help from an experienced spark to help me design a circuit to wire a detached garage (two sockets and ceiling lights) from a house ring main to 18th edition standards. This will be notifiable so everything has to be pukka. Cable can be in steel...
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    Wiring organisation logic (switch in different room to light)

    I need to get an outside floodlight fitted, just need to think the best way to keep things logical. Just want to make life easier for whoever might work on the installation at a later date. The isolation switch will be in the kitchen but the actual light will be going outside through the wall...
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    Wiring a carbon monoxide alarm.

    Hi friends, Whilst doing my 2nd fix for a builder, he wants me to fit in this carbon monoxide alarm as per his clients instructions. I've never come across one, neither has the builder. The client wants it installed inside a cupboard where the boiler is also present. He wants it wired off the...
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    2 houses being joined into one / wiring

    Hi all, 2 adjacent terraced houses are being joined into one. The supplier meter cabinet is towards the front of each house and the consumer units are over the rear door in both instances. The heating system is oil and there is no storage electric or heat pumps in either unit, therefore, it is...
  17. StevenA

    Domestic Lightswitch wiring from 4 wires to 2 wires?

    Hi I am trying to wire, what I thought was a simple, light switch. The problem is there are a lot of wires from the previous fitting going into a new one. Can someone help me to sort out wiring for the new switch. I have attached two images one for the old wiring and one for the new one.
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    Wiring advice please

    Some wiring advice please, only apprentice starting to connect lights more so want to learn Feed in and out 3 Gang Switch Switch 1 2 Way Spots Switch 2 LED undercupboard tape Switch 3 Plinth Feed in - L to L1, N to Wago Switch 1 - 3 core between switches Black Is Com on both Brown is L1 on...
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    Looking for wiring advice

    Please see attached photo. This is the wiring in our bathroom. I've just removed the light fitting that was installed when the house was built and this is what is behind it. It doesn't look right to me. It appears the original fitting was installed using the black, blue and grey wires, but I...
  20. Paul Cole

    Hello everyone - 3-phase German wiring needs

    Hello everyone, I've recently moved to east Germany into an old terrace house that requires updating. A German forum has helped me upto a point with understanding what we have, but the language has become a strain. Can anyone here comment on the configuration we have and on my ideas for...
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