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Scott Jacob

Active EF Member
Evening All another odd question (I love my customers)

There’s no 10mm or 6mm cable in their kitchen, apparently when it was wired there were all 13amp eco appliances. Anyway a new couple have bought it and want a 5 ring hob installed but the kitchen is done to a high standard so they don’t want trunking or walls chased (kitchen in single story extension. The board and job location are on the outside wall. Can I run a 6/10 mom cable through the wall outside the back inside for for the hob connections obv the cable would be aremourd or SY. Is this doable or is it a case of no can do
 

Scott Jacob

Active EF Member
Basically asking can I run the cable from the board inside, through the wall clip the cable to the outside then bring it back in where the hob location is and connect up. So basically the cooker feed with run outside then back in
 

Anthony Norman

If it ain't broke don't fix it
Is it a concrete floor?
Sometimes a customer just needs telling point blank......if you want something doing you got to be prepared for mess ie chases or ugly mech protection on show...... we're Sparky's not magicians.
 

Andy78

Respected Member
Basically asking can I run the cable from the board inside, through the wall clip the cable to the outside then bring it back in where the hob location is and connect up. So basically the cooker feed with run outside then back in
Where is your quandry based ? "Are cables allowed to be run outside ?"is quite an odd question.
 

Anthony Norman

If it ain't broke don't fix it
Basically asking can I run the cable from the board inside, through the wall clip the cable to the outside then bring it back in where the hob location is and connect up. So basically the cooker feed with run outside then back in
You can't do that with Swa mate unless you use ''ugly' gewiss boxes what a faff on.
 

Anthony Norman

If it ain't broke don't fix it
Where is your quandry based ? "Are cables allowed to be run outside ?"is quite an odd question.
Andy I think he's saying how's best to tackle job when you got dumb clients who don't want their fancy kitchen getting a bit messy.
 

Anthony Norman

If it ain't broke don't fix it
If they that fussy my advice is forget it and move onto the next client......or quote a ridiculous price.
 
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Scott Jacob

Active EF Member
Yeah basically I’m asking is it allowed in the rgs. To bring a cable outside then back in for an internal appliance. I could be asking could I run a cable from point a in to point b which are both inside but the cable connecting them is outside of the building
 

Scott Jacob

Active EF Member
Yeah I don’t mind housing swa or conduit I just need to know if it acceptable to do. I know it won’t look the best the cooker supply running outside but thsts my only option
 

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