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Bathroom extractor pull switch

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by CrazyFool, 4 Dec 2019.

  1. CrazyFool

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    Hi guys

    Missus keeps moaning about the extractor fan.
    She wants it on a separate pull switch so she can control it like everything else.

    I'm going to fit it this weekend.
    Is a 10a pull switch adequate for the job?

    Many thanks

    CF
     
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    yes. A bathroom fan is usually on a 5amp or 6Amp lighting circuit. Just be sure you know what you are doing before adding the switch.
     
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    If it’s a fan with timer. Consider a 3 pole isolator fan switch. More money though. Check out ebay.
     
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    And, of course, you are not tied down to making your bathroom look like a mango grove with dozens of strings hanging from the ceiling. You could install a standard wall switch....
     
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    Is she grumbling because it is noisy?
     
  8. CrazyFool

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    Yes :S

    I did think of wall switches but didn't fancy channelling through the walls now that they're tiled.
    I'm happy enough with the string.

    Many thanks
     
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    You could get a modern one with a ball-bearing motor that can be virtually silent.

    Post a pic of your old one. There is probably a direct replacement

    You will love the lack of noise

    When the grumbling stops
     
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