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So I tried to change my light switch today to a WiFi on
When I took the switch out there were two live wires. One brown and one blue with a brown casing on it
I hooked up the wires as stated and that were similar to what the origin Al switch was set up to The power came on the...
Hi, here's a good one - replaced 15 E-lights recently, (tube type replaced with Newlec led type), and noticed one of the old outside Thorn 2D E-lights was on when driving past a few days later. The Thorn lights are all up to spec and function as they should. Went to investigate and it seems that...
Not a qualified spark so I thought it better to ask than make assumptions.
Swapping all switches/sockets in our house to screwless ones, all going fine until I went to swap the cooker isolator switch. The old one has feed top, load bottom. The new one has load top, feed bottom. As...
Hi all, new to the forum so apologies if this one is covered in a separate thread please feel free to redirect me :)
I have a 2017 (67 plate) GTE and 4 times in the past month the car horn sounds constantly for over 10 seconds, pauses for a second or two then sounds again constantly when I...
I was wondering if anyone else has had problems with these sockets not resetting. I have a client with three of them for the purpose of servicing air handling units. Rarely used but just will not reset. Installed 5 years ago.
Floating floor will you or won't you advice reviews and feedback 2017
My first floating floor to tile so seeking advice as read quite a few threads where some will and some won't tile on them.
The work in question is a new extension on a property consisting...
Floating floor will you...
I know the regs for the regular notching of joists, but I can find nothing about notching up the side of a joist. I need to route my cables up past a large wooden beam 4500mm x 400mm, 115mm thick. Do the normal rules apply? 0.07-0.25 of the length and 0.125 of the depth? Or is it a no go?
A little bit of advice would be most appreciated:
I have just purchased a Neff 4 ring ceramic electric hob with a total load rating of 6.6 KW &
Neff double built in electric stainless steel oven (going into tall cabinet) both oven consumption of 0.79 KW each with a total load rating...
yesterday I just noticed my horstmann economy 7 timer not working... I tried the boost (1 hour) button, it still can light up on the indicator and heat up the water tank. However, when I used the Timed dial to set the time, I turned the dial a whole circle it won't heat up the water also...
I'm in the process of setting up on my own, and I'm looking into getting a van on finance. My question is having set up a ltd company if I get the finance on the van in my name can I claim the vat back and tax through the company or would the loan have to be under the company name (think I will...
It should be bloody banned on God's day.
Hopefully be back on here for lunchtime, Just got a couple of supplies to get in and some Dol starters ready for some extractor fans going in next week.
I know it won't be the same on here this morning without me but it won't be forever, so stay strong...
I am building a small timber frame extension for a client and am planning to wire it myself , I have a part P domestic installers qualification with the 17th C&G. I want to check whether this is notifiable work. As the plan is to extend the existing ring final circuit and lighting circuit only...
am now working on a property ( installing a second shower)
due to the load change . 2 x 8.5 kw showers = 74 A
And the main income only being 63A main fuse , 16mm tails. I need these upgraded .
Do i need western power + the suppliers out to do both sides ? ( ie after /before the meter ? )...
hi all nice to be here im looking for help would be handy to get some definitive clarification on this. regarding regs over when an RCD is required. What if I have a CCU that has sockets and cooker protected but not any other circuits and the install is 20 years plus older. What if there is no...
Does any one know, now that they have dumbed down Part P, if you have to register to sign off someone else's work or if you are already a member of a scheme you can just do it. Plus what certificate do you use because if you haven't installed it surely you can't use a EIC. Maybe a EICR?
Had an email from my wife, one of her friends husbands changed a light over and now it doesn't work. Dunno what people think sometimes, I can almost guarantee he mixed a neutral with sw/wire!
I wonder if people think, how hard can it be, electricians can do it?? lol
Anybody else get this?
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