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making safe, redundant Live wires

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by KimK, 27 Feb 2021.

  1. KimK

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    We have removed the over mirror light with integrated shaver socket from the bathroom.
    The wires are loose and we are not sure what to do with them?
    When we put the power back on the lights in the next 2 rooms will not switch on - is this because the wires are exposed?
    How can we fix this?
    Any advise is much appreciated
    Thanks.
     
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    If you have two cables coming out of the wall, you need to join together live to live, neutral to neutral and earth to earth.
    Use insulated terminal block. That will get the other lights working.

    Then we need to make a plan for the cables. You cannot bury them in the wall and fill/tile over. Is something else going there to replace the over mirror light? What?
     
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    Do the cables go up or down?
    Presumably up, as most bathrooms are upstairs and it probably comes from the loft.
    You may find a junction box roughly above

    Or live with a shaver socket and a shelf for an electric toothbrush
     
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