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  1. sparkwright replied to the thread Can I place a 60w transformer below kitchen cabinets?.

    Some PITA pedant no doubt.

    20 Oct 2020 at 9:40 PM
  2. sparkwright replied to the thread Trunking for cable buried in screed.

    Just use the plastic, no need to go too deep - you risk damaging anything else that might be in the floor.

    20 Oct 2020 at 9:29 PM
  3. sparkwright replied to the thread Consumer Unit above gas cooker? Any regs?.

    So the cooker switch ought to be moved as well?

    19 Oct 2020 at 8:29 PM
  4. sparkwright replied to the thread Ceiling light.

    You need an additional connector block. The three browns in the centre of the old ceiling rose would go into this additional connector...

    16 Oct 2020
  5. sparkwright replied to the thread filling 25mm gap between skirting and wall.

    Once the gap is filled with bits of wood, ideally you need one strip of wood over the top of the whole lot. Beading (or quarter-round)...

    16 Oct 2020
  6. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint not going on the same colour..

    Ah, got it.

    16 Oct 2020
  7. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint not going on the same colour..

    Sorry, may have mis-read this. What's been drying for 2 week? The problem section plaster? Or the problem section paint?

    16 Oct 2020
  8. sparkwright replied to the thread 2 cut-out fuses.

    If the cut out is older than the fuse holders, could one fuse holder simply be blanking off some kind of hole or something? Could well...

    16 Oct 2020
  9. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint not going on the same colour..

    That's it then - the plaster wasn't dry enough. See how it goes.

    16 Oct 2020
  10. sparkwright replied to the thread 2 cut-out fuses.

    Ah, I just assumed it was one unit with two fuses.

    16 Oct 2020
  11. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint not going on the same colour..

    Could something to do with the plaster drying out. As it's all of that section, I wonder if it's something like that section has had...

    16 Oct 2020
  12. sparkwright replied to the thread filling 25mm gap between skirting and wall.

    I would be inclined to fit some wooden beading over the gap. Some bits of wood jammed in the gap first may give you something to fix...

    16 Oct 2020
  13. sparkwright replied to the thread 2 cut-out fuses.

    Or it could be that cut out was what the installer happened to have on the van, and so that's what got used.

    16 Oct 2020
  14. sparkwright replied to the thread Rodent damage to electrical cable.

    John's a clever soul, I never would have thought of that.

    16 Oct 2020