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by BLAKEY1963
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Sudden Lost of Neutral in 13amp Kitchen Ring
Replies: 7
Views: 2754

Re: Sudden Lost of Neutral in 13amp Kitchen Ring

Ah Mr greengrass hope you are well.
Get an electrician in to help you.
by BLAKEY1963
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Nest 3rd Generation Heat Link Wiring Advice Needed
Replies: 8
Views: 7428

Re: Nest 3rd Generation Heat Link Wiring Advice Needed

Anzuapricot
Call a person in
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Best Setup Suggestions for Shed Electrics
Replies: 3
Views: 1925

Re: Best Setup Suggestions for Shed Electrics

Moasif
A 10 mm2 Armoured cable would be best for starters
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Running 6mm T&E Cable Outside of House in Plastic Conduit
Replies: 3
Views: 9117

Re: Running 6mm T&E Cable Outside of House in Plastic Conduit

Nottmtrucker
Yes armoured cable would be best
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Help With a Quotation for Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer Electric Supply
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

Re: Help With a Quotation for Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer Electric Supply

Muds
Assuming your installer is registered on one of the competent persons schemes to register your work with the local authority building control
Compare his prices with at least two others in the area.
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Help With a Quotation for Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer Electric Supply
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

Re: Help With a Quotation for Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer Electric Supply

Muds
Assuming your installer is registered on one of the competent persons schemes to register your work with the local authority building control
Compare his prices with at least two others in the area.
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Wiring my old Strip Light to new Light
Replies: 3
Views: 3422

Re: Wiring my old Strip Light to new Light

Adam1985 You have red and black cables installed before 2004/5 , then our colours were changed ( harmonisation ) to the current colours of brown and blue. A cable with the same coloured cores twin red or twin brown could normally be used as a switch wire. The other mixed colours could be loop feeds ...
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Wiring to Koller Whirlpool Bath Pump
Replies: 3
Views: 2987

Re: Wiring to Koller Whirlpool Bath Pump

pothecat

As Mr white states, a connection diagram is required , to make the correct connections.
Mixing up Polarity ( live and neutral connections ) can be dangerous, and can also damage the item you are attempting to operate.
As always if there is any doubt, you should get in an electrician.
by BLAKEY1963
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Unsure on Wiring a new Light Fitting and Need a bit of Help
Replies: 2
Views: 1789

Re: Unsure on Wiring a new Light Fitting and Need a bit of Help

Reg prescott123

Just to add to Mr White s Advice , , you would make that the mains is isolated before you use your multimeter on omhs/continuity scales.
by BLAKEY1963
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: 2.5mm Armored Cable to Shed Help Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 9274

Re: 2.5mm Armored Cable to Shed Help Needed

PaulToolbox

For the consumer unit you have specified , the 2.5 would be too small.
As already stated , this is notifiable works.
I Assume you have an Electrician with you who can test , inspect and certify the work.
by BLAKEY1963
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Trying to Wire in a new Light and Switch in Hallway and Cupboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

Re: Trying to Wire in a new Light and Switch in Hallway and Cupboard

Mr Smith 123

I would agree, with Kbrownie that you seem not to have located a neutral.
by BLAKEY1963
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Replacing Inline Extractor Fan Plus Light With Ceiling Fan Only
Replies: 2
Views: 3582

Re: Replacing Inline Extractor Fan Plus Light With Ceiling Fan Only

Johnplawlor First of all you must proceed with Extreme Caution , as you have not given us information about the bare 3 core cable , which has exposed copper ends. We dont know if this cable is a shock risk and the ends are live. If this cable is not required , the supply must be isolated and the bar...
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Is it Okay to Re-Cover Ceiling Lights With Loft Insulation?
Replies: 2
Views: 1924

Re: Is it Okay to Re-Cover Ceiling Lights With Loft Insulation?

Fleagle

I would keep the lights free of any thermal insulation
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Shower Help Needed Installing new Triton 8.5kw on Protected 32amp Circuit
Replies: 8
Views: 8376

Re: Shower Help Needed Installing new Triton 8.5kw on Protected 32amp Circuit

paultoolbox

Get in an electrician to test and inspect the work for you.
by BLAKEY1963
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: External Light Wiring for new Light Replacing Infra Red Security Light
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Re: External Light Wiring for new Light Replacing Infra Red Security Light

harry hog The floating black which is unconnected , looks to be paired up with the red , in the one incoming twin and earthcable. There is is a possability that the floating black is a neutral connection. The black you have connected , which might have the red ommited /cut , might be some kind of sw...
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