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by ASom
Sat Sep 02, 2023 8:39 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Where should I put the vents?
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Where should I put the vents?

Hi there Ive got semi-detached house with 4 chimney slots and noticed that there is not vents anywhere. Could someone advise if I need one and where is the best place. Info - chimney is not capped, and Ive taken out the partey wall in the main bedroom. For the latter the chimney hole will be covered...
by ASom
Sat Sep 02, 2023 8:18 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Ringmain cables under insulation
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Ringmain cables under insulation

Hi there Im doing a renovation in a semi detached house and Ive got cables running across the 5 panel bay window. Im going to also put 6.5cm thick plasterboard insulation but am I right in thinking that having the cables underneath is not really right? Am thinking to cut the plasterboard so that it ...
by ASom
Sat Sep 02, 2023 8:07 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Will the wall take the weight
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Will the wall take the weight

Hi there Im project managing a small renovation project (after a disaster with a builder) to a classic semi detached. Upstairs bedroom has a 5 panel bay window and I has plasterboard insulation put. Now if I want to put a radiator Im wondering will the wall take the weight? The insulation is 6.5cm t...
by ASom
Mon Aug 14, 2023 10:46 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Maximum number of sockets for refurb
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Maximum number of sockets for refurb

Hi there Im undertaking a refurbishment and Ive worked out I need 14socket outlets (7 double sockets) in the living room (just the living room of a semi detached house and living room has bay window) There are 2double off the ring main already and the plan so far is to have these fuse spurs 1) for e...
by ASom
Mon Aug 14, 2023 10:15 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Isolated shower unit still has voltage?
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Isolated shower unit still has voltage?

Wow didnt expect that, thank God I was wearing insulation gloves.
Many thanks all.
by ASom
Tue Aug 01, 2023 9:02 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Isolated shower unit still has voltage?
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Isolated shower unit still has voltage?

Hi there I isolated the supply to my electric shower but somehow there was still 150 volts. Basically I switch off the MCU at the CCU, and switched off the double isolation switch (big red switch). But somehow when I tested it it was giving me a reading. I tested it on another meter and weirdly that...
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