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    Light Switch installation problems

    In all the places with metal switches there's an earth wire that just needs extending so that shouldn't be a problem but I sent someone to the shop to get the earth wire and they explained to the guy in the hardware shop that we needed earth wire for light switches and they gave him stranded...
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    Light Switch installation problems

    I've a friend who's an electrician so I might ask him to have a look once it's done. Thanks for the help anyway
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    Light Switch installation problems

    There's 3 wires at each fitting going into a cable connector which I think is the earth wire, so I'm going to buy some earth wire tomorrow and extend them so they'll reach to the earth terminal on the switch
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    Light Switch installation problems

    No there's 2 switches operating it. Currently it's wired so that both switches can turn it on and off, but I can't turn it on at one switch and off at the other
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    Light Switch installation problems

    After googling it does look like an intermediate switch but do you know how I'd need to wire it for it to work?
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    Light Switch installation problems

    Hi, I'm just after changing most of the light switches in my house, and I've come across two problems. Firstly, I have installed metal switches in some areas of the house, and I'm unable to earth the switches because when the house was built, whoever installed the lights seems to have cut off...
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    Light switch setting off alarm

    ThanksI got there eventually. I had the wire for the alarms power connected to one of the line terminals for the light...
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    Light switch setting off alarm

    I think the alarm is an Aritech CD 3403. Its been there since the house was built about 20 years ago and it's all wired. There is also an Aritech box in the bathroom where the issue with the light is and a buzzing sound does come from that box.
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    Light switch setting off alarm

    Hi, I just installed a new light switch in my downstairs bathroom which is near the house alarm. It is a 2 gang 2 way switch with the other switch directly beside the alarm. The new switch controls the bathroom light and extractor fan, and there is a lot of "buzzing" in the bathroom when the...
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