New Vaillant system boiler & cylinder installed

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If it is fully completed, is safe and you are happy, then that is all that really matters to you. A lot on here don't like seeing shoddy work where the customer is paying top dollar, or shoddy work in general, and rightly so. I was never the tidiest of workers, but I did complete the work, and it was safe.

The work is complete and I was happy until some of comments here.

I have asked the plumber to make the wiring safe and have a look over all the pipes to make sure all is safe and reliable.

I really don't wanna be a tricky customer but that wiring is bad and the tundish d2 pipe left to potentially flood my house.

I cannot believe he's put me in this position
 
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Wiring is shocking (pun intended ;)), and wouldn’t be paying for it, or reduce money to neaten it up by a professional.
question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?
The work is complete and I was happy until some of comments here.

I have asked the plumber to make the wiring safe and have a look over all the pipes to make sure all is safe and reliable.

I really don't wanna be a tricky customer but that wiring is bad and the tundish d2 pipe left to potentially flood my house.

I cannot believe he's put me in this position
I find that most plumbers substitute aesthetics for engineering functionality and resilience
Any bare wires? NO
Any loose pipe connections? NO
Does it work as you expected it to? YES
Then what's the problem?
 
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question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?

I find that most plumbers substitute aesthetics for engineering functionality and resilience
Any bare wires? NO
Any loose pipe connections? NO
Does it work as you expected it to? YES
Then what's the problem?


I'll reply later this evening,
But in the meantime have a look at all my pictures in my 1st post.
About 10 pictures.
 

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question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?
I didn’t say that it was, but I’ll answer your question anyway, no it’s not dangerous right now. I would argue it has the potential to become dangerous. Doesn’t appear to be strain relief fitted and cables aren’t clipped. Also I wonder why the Earth/cpc has been left unattached to anything?

Question for you: plenty of other have commented on the wiring being poor standard, why single me out?
 
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A very poor rough install.
cables exposed on electrics from junction boxes etc.
no insulation on pipework(1m min from cylinder)
combination valve on cylinder should be above tprv
cylinder data plate not completed
flexible hose on expansion vessel questionable as i think gledhill state it should be copper 22mm
 
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question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?

I find that most plumbers substitute aesthetics for engineering functionality and resilience
Any bare wires? NO
Any loose pipe connections? NO
Does it work as you expected it to? YES
Then what's the problem?
What planet you live on. You think the wiring is ok then go specsavers. Someone said it’s ok to be shoddy but long as it works. What a laugh. Besides a critical d2 component missing then great the workmanship, top notch. Feck me there is some halfwits on here
 
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question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?

I find that most plumbers substitute aesthetics for engineering functionality and resilience
Any bare wires? NO
Any loose pipe connections? NO
Does it work as you expected it to? YES
Then what's the problem?

No bare wire but seems cables are hanging from 4mm of copper screwed in a connection, if this ain't asking for trouble I don't know what is.

Don't seem to be any loose pipe work, but several people here have mentioned the d2 pipe, flexible hose and location of valve may not be to regulations, good practice or safe.

Hot water doesn't currently work, having to use the immersion.

If a leak occurs it will easily enter the junction boxes.

The problem is all the above plus probably more as I don't know what I'm looking at or looking for.

I've uploaded some pictures again,
Would be nice to hear your view again once looking at these.
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Cold feed is well clipped !! . Guessing old cylinder cupboard and they have now spurred of the old dedicated immersion feed. If it was dedicated to the main fuse board that is. Be interesting how they terminate the d2. Foam around flue says it all really.
 
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Wiring problems:

None of the cables are secured to anything
Most of them have inner coloured insulation exposed at the ends
There are single insulated coloured wires between the two FCUs
The brown round junction boxes should not be on the floor, or on the wall, or anywhere else - all are entirely unnecessary
Cable to the cylinder thermostat pulled too tight
The larger green/yellow earth wire isn't attached to anything
Cables at the back have a grey pipe resting on them, and they appear to go across the floor and into a hole, likely to be damaged if they aren't already.
Cables to the zone valves should not exit from the top, and if they absolutely had to, they need to be secured to something above, not left draped down the side.

Looks like they reused whatever parts were there and added a few other random pieces which were found in a nearby skip.
There is no reasonable way of fixing what's there - easier to just scrap the lot and do all of the wiring again.
 
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Well looking at the pictures your right hand fused switch that does your immersion has LNE crossing to the spur for the heating. Yet you have a L&N that looks like it goes to the cylinder stat that controls a critical part of the safety group . Guess why your hot water ain’t working. Guess it’s doing it’s job though
 
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question for you:
Is it dangerous right now?

I find that most plumbers substitute aesthetics for engineering functionality and resilience
Any bare wires? NO
Any loose pipe connections? NO
Does it work as you expected it to? YES
Then what's the problem?
Bet you feel so smug right now. :LOL::LOL::LOL: Problem is idiot like you (y)
 

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