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PAUL M

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I got a call from one of my regular builders today to go and look at moving some sockets around as woman having a new kitchen;)

So off i toddles for a squint on the way back from me other job,old rewirable wylex cu,all cables in property (it appears) old black rubber,no bonding of any disscription:O

No cpc at any light (switches) yet all metal chrome and brass switches, :eek:

So i told him i cant touch it as i wouldnt be able to cert it and quoted the 17th at him;) he say`s well the other spark i had a few months back never mentioned any of this when he wired for conservatory.

Anyway they have decided to have a full rewire and bring it all up to date(without any pressure from me i hasten to add).

But what was the other spark thinking,he has just gone in added what he needed too and done one,he gave them a cert which makes interesting reading and he is a member of NAPIT:O

I just dont get some poeple are they stupid or just bone idol?:(Guiness Drink

 

sparkyork

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blimey paul,

one word springs to mind and that would be "cowboys!", its clearly never gonna go away as dangerous dave will always have a go but it does make you wonder!

id name and shame em to there compotent persons scheme, shouldnt be allowed to get away with it.

 

PAUL M

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I am seriously thinking of going down that route mate;)

On the cert where you have to tick for bonds to gas and water he has just left it blank:^O oh and did i mention all the cables are alliminium.Guiness Drink

 
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reporting them to their regulatory body might not be a bad idea it wont stop or train the incompetent fools it could wisen them up to possible prosecution .

 

Mr Sworld

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oh and did i mention all the cables are aluminium.
You should wire brush the aluminium conductors to bring them back to bright metal. Then an anti-oxident paste should be applied before re-termination.

Penetrox is one but its hard to find a supplier in the UK.

Noalox is another and be found here.

 
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