So, I can’t turn off the board, can’t really turn off circuits except the one I am replacing with an RCBO. It’s all singles in trunking no sheaths...
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Hi all, newbie here and hope everyone will be fine here. I found this forum really affective for discussion. I'm looking forward to learn some...
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Hi Guys Any advice/ pointers would be appreciated 😉 Have ‘pretty big’ new build house we’re wiring from scratch. New supply in from DNO is PME...
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Hi there Just after some experts opinions of this wiring of my consumer unit (image attached). It was installed by one electrician who installed...
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It just seems like it’s blocking access for maintance. Seems crazy to me to put it there.
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I want to get an EICR on my house, the cost seems to be based on how many circuits I have - what do I do to find out how many circuits I have?
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A relative in West Cheshire sent me this pic. He is contemplating having an EV charger and other electrical appliances fitted. He asked me if he...
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Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms.. Rules....No Offensive...
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Hi 46 year old here with a long background in IT and networking; plus a little Police work. Looking to train initially to be able to so some...
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Hello, I have recently designed a system including a pump. It is only 4amp and it is controlled using a crompton DOL. An external twist to reset...
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Hi all I have a bench saw which is tripping a 100amp breaker on a workshop spread. The question i have is how does a D curve breaker work? I...
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I have a 230 Volt single-phase circuit with a 100 Amp cutout fuse and a 100 Amp MCB switch, so the supply is rated at 23 kVA. Only about 13% of...
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Existing circuit diagram attached. I opened all detectors to establish how they were supplied. Dedicated circuit off board and appears to be a...
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I have old & new BT wires that I am in need of help with please. The old wiring coming directly into the house hidden inside a grey plastic box...
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I have a customer who lives in a grand old house which suffers from damp. The ground floor sockets (2 different circuits) IR test at around...
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Taped a cracked light socket and it worked but was dim thought tightening the tape would help but it started rapidly flickering with a buzzing...
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I have new two new wall light fittings to mount and have three cables coming out of the wall. Earth, live and neutral. The light fitting only has...
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My energy supplier igloo folded in oct and we've been with eon since. I keep getting emails and letters about upgrading to a smart meter. What's...
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I will try to explain this as best as I can, Wired 18 downlights in two rows of 9, The downlights were wired in 3core and earth cable so two...
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I have some projects on my hand and it involves driving into concrete. Therefore, I thought it would be sensible to invest in a hammer drill I am...
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Happy New Year everybody. Our Joke Friday for 2022 thread starts here! Leave your jokes and replies below, we will be replying to this every...
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I have a servo drive that is rated 10AMP. It then has a second rating refered to as it's Peak current : 30AMP 1) Do you size a MCB using the Peak...
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Hello all My house is built 2005. I was trying to install ge smart switch which has 4 wire load ground neutral and line. Ge says it’s simple diy...
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Help Needed !! The wife has just purchased a hot tub off eBay! I am a spark but not a bright one!! I was just looking into what's required for the...
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Hello people. I'm a gold card holding spark with a commercial background (metal munchin'). Recently I've got a job 2nd fixing flats, no problems...
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I have four can lights in my kitchen that are controlled by two switches on opposite sides of the room. Recently, when you try to turn those...
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I installed a new GFI outlet in our bathroom for our new electric toilet. To do this I cut wires to the exhaust fan and added new wires to the...
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Hi All, Need advise on something. I have seen a diagrem somewhere showing that we cant have any electrical socket near the washbasin/tub etc...
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Getting around to bedroom lighting, what I would like to achieve is: Circuit 1: pendant light (centre of main ceiling) Circuit 2: LED tape and...
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So, This is the Main disconnect for a Panel that provides Heat to units. I shut off the Main. Worked on the panel. Went back to energize the Main...
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HELLO, I AM IN MY SECOND YEAR OF DOING MY LEVEL 3 AND AM CURRENTLY DOING MY DESIGN ASSIGMENT. I AM ON THE LAST QUESTION AND SEEM TO EITHER...
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Hi all, let me start by saying in no way am I a qualified electrician but do have some basic knowledge from having worked as an apprentice in the...
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Evening all, Went round to a clients house and did some tests on an outdoor socket. At the junction (in an IP rated wiska box) between the cable...
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Trying to post a thread with normal terms like "switch" and get error message that I can only post three tags and 5 tags in total. I don't...
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Hello All, Apologies if this is the wrong forum or has been posted already (I have searched). Does anyone have a blank, electronic copy of the...
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Required to join the Street Lighting & Traffic signal team, based at Beverley Depot for 37 hours per week, plus 2 hours contractual overtime and...
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Question I have is, is it ok to have x2 ring main circuits on one 32amp type B MCB?? If so does this meet the current regs. TIA.
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I wire my basement and I have a room where the lights come on but are dim, they eventually get to full strength. Any thoughts on why this one room...
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Mate/Labourer required Newcastle on Tyne ONE WEEK to start (31Jan - 4 Feb) but we are travelling from Oswestry so accommodation & transport...
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