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Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by dk1uk, 7 Sep 2019.

  1. dk1uk

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    2CF02AE5-5532-4734-B591-22D41051BFC1.jpeg Hi - I want to take a feed from this socket for an outside security light. Can I take a spur or am I better off replacing this socket with a double socket and just plugging it in?

    For information this socket is in a cabinet beneath a wash basin in the bathroom.

    Many thanks
     
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  3. dk1uk

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    Actually, this socket is connected to the lighting circuit. What’s normally plugged in a an under cabinet light that comes on when you turn on the main bathroom light. So I’m going to need another plan...
     
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    Why on earth would you want a light in a cabinet under a basin in a bathroom,that comes on when you turn on the rooms main light ? Bizzare.
     
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    Think you have got the wrong end of the stick.
     
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    Quote. ...For information this socket is in a cabinet beneath a wash basin in the bathroom.
     
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    There is an under-cabinet light plugged into the socket, but that under-cabinet light is not under the cabinet that contains the socket.
     
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    Can't see where the op stated that.
    Wonder where it is ,cabinet above the basin maybe.
     
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    OK, I'm done. Why does it matter to you WHERE the light is? If the OP wants to illuminate a closed undersink cupboard, so be it.
    Why are are you picking holes?
     
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    Some may say as the socket is in a cupboard, it is outside the zones, but I wouldn't ever fit one.
     
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