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by stevenc1603
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Ceiling Rose nightmare.
Replies: 4
Views: 3672

OK, the four lives that are separate can be left as is. This is the live loop, a live to the other light and the live feed down to the switch. The single black wire should have a bit red tape or sleeving on it. This is the live return from the switch. ie this wire goes live when the switch is in the...
by stevenc1603
Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: cable down a cavity wall
Replies: 1
Views: 3027

If its a stud wall with horizontal dwangs in it, you've virtually no chance of being able to feed a cable down through the holes on its own. If your lucky try feeding something like an extending tape measure down. Hopefully the holes in the dwangs are big enough to get the tape through but its pot l...
by stevenc1603
Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: lining and decorating my summerhouse.
Replies: 1
Views: 7820

I'm doing the same thing myself. I have lined the inner surface of the roof and walls with plastic membrane to act as a damp resisting layer. After that it was the rock wool then plasterboard sheeting. I'm also going to be plastering it, purely for practising plastering where it doesn't matter if I ...
by stevenc1603
Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Flat electrical system update
Replies: 2
Views: 4626

I'd imagine that replacing the consumer unit is possible, but I don't know if there are any regulations against doing it with old wiring in place. If there is no switch disconnector between the meter and the consumer unit then you would have to disconnect the supply (tagged) fuse. In some cases the ...
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