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Dustydazzler

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on this short video he adds a fan and sensor


But did he really need to go to all the fuss of adding an rcd to the existing circuit

Thoughts ?
 

Pete999

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Yes. No one should be adding new circuits without rcd
He is altering an existing circuit to be pedantic.
 

Midwest

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Not watched all the vid, but doesn’t the reg for low voltage circuits serving special location apply, requiring additional protection?
 

SWD

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Pebble dash/render on the outside of the house means it's council/ex council he should be dealing with a better type of clientele. ;o)))
 

Pete999

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Pebble dash/render on the outside of the house means it's council/ex council he should be dealing with a better type of clientele. ;o)))
I have deleted my initial response, don't want to reap the wrath of the Mods by saying what I really think of SWD's reply. If it was in jest, them it was in poor taste, in my opinion.
 

telectrix

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I have deleted my initial response, don't want to reap the wrath of the Mods by saying what I really think of SWD's reply. If it was in jest, them it was in poor taste, in my opinion.
most of SWD's posts are in bad taste, but then he's not a Scouser, is he?
 

SWD

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I have deleted my initial response, don't want to reap the wrath of the Mods by saying what I really think of SWD's reply. If it was in jest, them it was in poor taste, in my opinion.
At least I didn't mention stone cladding a bungalow and a garden like in Coronation Street.......:eek::D:D
 

magnoliafan89

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Surely any alteration to a circuit such as lights or in a special location that doesn't have rcd protection requires you to add rcd protection? Like if you add a shower you then have to make sure the lights are rcd protected?
 

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