Recent content by martin2527

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    Combi-microwave 3400w - 3-core flex to Cooker Point ??

    Thanks for all the replies and suggestions. Will be going the 4-way CU route. Cheers Martin
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    Combi-microwave 3400w - 3-core flex to Cooker Point ??

    Thanks for replies the model is AEG MCC3880E-m . My old microwave used a 13a fused spur - dont know the rating - now at the tip! I assumed that this spur was no good and I would need somehow to use the standard cooker connection that has no 13amp socket but would a 13amp socket provide a...
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    Combi-microwave 3400w - 3-core flex to Cooker Point ??

    Hi Everyone My new combi-microwave 3400w has a 1.5mm flexi-cable. How should this be connected to a cooker point supplied by a 10mm cabled dedicated circuit (45 amp breaker)? Can I use the normal cooker outlet plate to connect? Thanks in advance. Cheers Martin
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    Fused Spur - New Microwave 3400watts?

    Hi Everyone Have just bought a new built-in combi-microwave which I have just discovered is rated at 3400w. The old one was wired into a 13amp fused spur. Can the fused spur be re-used or will I need a dedicated circuit. Thanks in advance. Martin
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    Dishwasher - check valve?

    Hi Everyone Just about to plumb in new dishwasher. Do the regulations require that you fit a check valve in the cold inlet pipe as it is fed directly from mains? Thanks in advance. Cheers Martin
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    Downlight Help - Double insulated or not ....with picture?

    Hi Everyone Despite all warnings I still bought these GU10 lights on 'fleebay' so go easy on me !!! The instructions say these downlights are double insulated and must not be earthed. It also says the downlight is labeled with the double insulation mark but they are not marked with the two...
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    Floor levelling compound - Where to buy and what make?

    Hi Everyone I need to raise and feather finish a section of kitchen floor 30mm -> 0mm. What smoothing / levelling compound do people recommend for that range of floor depth? Does anyone know a national building supplier/retailer that I can buy it from? Thanks in advance Martin
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    Which crimp connectors for 6mm cable?

    Hi Guys Which is the best crimp connector type to join 6mm cable. I assume 'Butt' to join the cable if there is enough length but if not what do you experts use? Multiple 'Butt' , Spade or Bullet crimps. Thanks in advance. Martin
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    Extending Cooker Point

    Thanks for reply but existing wire comes from ceiling and the wall/old chimney - hard to explain but not easy to access. Martin
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    Extending Cooker Point

    Hi I have registered for Part P inspection witb BC. I am happy with the doing the lighting and socket additions but have a query about moving the cooker point. I would prefer to run a new 6mm cable from the CU but it will cause too much disruption. Is it acceptable to use an existing...
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    Cooker Socket - In Kitchen cupboard ???

    Hi Everyone I want to fit new floor to ceiling kitchen units along the whole length of a wall including a new built-in cooker. This would mean the existing cooker switch would be in an ajacent cupboard to the cooker is this ok or will I need to have it moved? Thanks in advance. Martin
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    Vaillant Ecotec 438 - s.53 Problem - Fixed?????

    Hi Everyone Hope this post helps someone else and cuts short the time taken to resolve this problem. Thanks to all of you that offered your help and suggestions. Originally I posted a problem topic: Vented System - Reverse Flow - I think ...
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    Changing to 2-way light switches - Part P?

    Thanks for the reply. Have now managed to find and download part P and will read about cable location etc before starting. Cheers Martin
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    Vented System - Reverse Flow - I think ?

    Thanks again to all those that offered advice. Corgi plumber hopefully coming tomorrow. I will post results. Thanks Martin
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    Changing to 2-way light switches - Part P?

    Hi Everyone I have a hall light that switches on at a single switch. Is adding another switch at the other end of the hall and wiring it up to be 2-way notifiable under Part P. Cheers Martin