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    How to change this spotlight

    hi i know how to change regular spotlights on the ceiling but this one seems to be confusing me Do you have any idea or YouTube videos on how I can change that? thank you in advance!
  2. A

    Metal ceiling light with no earth

    Hi All, My partner on a whim has purchased a new living room light, we currently have the dangly kind. I’ve taken a quick look and it appears we may not have an earth wire so might not be able to switch the ceiling light now. Before I call in a professional to help switch the lights I’m...
  3. AllyRachel

    Fitting ceiling rose

    Hi guys, I’ve just attempted fitting my first ceiling rose. Took a photo beforehand, matched all the wires into the same slots but something must be wrong. Every time I try to turn it on its flicking off the main switch. Pics attached if before and after. If anyone is able to advise I’d be super...
  4. M

    Bulb melted socket after installing dimmer switch

    Hi all, I have a plain and simple 100w max light fitting in a spare room. I am just about to renovate it to be a nursery so thought it would be a good time to install a dimmer switch. The fitting originally had a 100w bulb which I found hummed a lot. After some googling I found this was not...
  5. S

    electrics for ne understairs WC (light and fan)

    Hi guys, im building a new understairs WC and theres never been electrics in that space before. I am of course wiring in a ceiling light and extractor fan under there but would like to know how to 'rough in' the wiring for an electrician to connect later? I have the basics locked in already in...
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    Replace R80 downlight with led

    I have some old incandescent R80 downlights in my kitchen. I'd like to replace them with LEDs. Are there LEDs that work off 240 volts without a transformer/driver so that I can simply disconnect the old fitting and replace it with the new one? This is the easiest option for me because I believe...
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    R80 to GU10 downlighting conversion.

    I would like to convert our kitchen R80 downlighting to GU10. I understand Screwfix sell kits but I’m not sure which one to get. Also I would like some advice on how to remove the R80 housing, if indeed I do. The diameter is 180mm.
  8. lizziewizzie

    Genuinely need help changing a lightbulb!

    Hi everyone, I can't believe my first post in this forum is asking for help to change a lightbulb, but it is so. I have recently moved into a new house and I've never had bathroom light fittings like these ones. I have tried twisting and pushing up (the outer ring turns but clicks in a way...