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maccarooni

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Hi all,

Had a phone call for a quote for a new shower circuit. Plumber is supplying shower. Not been to see it yet, but lady says plumber bringing pipe down from loft and surface to shower over tiles, she dosen't want tiles damaged. does surface cabling/ trunking to shower sound the best way to do it. TBH Iv'e never surfaced to a shower before Blushing, and its on the external wall. Is this acceptable/ best way to go about it.

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Guiness DrinkHi all,

Had a phone call for a quote for a new shower circuit. Plumber is supplying shower. Not been to see it yet, but lady says plumber bringing pipe down from loft and surface to shower over tiles, she dosen't want tiles damaged. does surface cabling/ trunking to shower sound the best way to do it. TBH Iv'e never surfaced to a shower before Blushing, and its on the external wall. Is this acceptable/ best way to go about it.

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Macca

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ive done many like this so shouldnt be a problem, make sure its rcd protected and all will be ok. only problems ive come across when doing it in mini trunking is were to enter the shower.

 
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I would say so mate as 'cavity' work is now a no-no. Trunked down to loads or showers. Not the best, but acceptable. Make sure you take some silicone with you. T2 is normally the way too if your wondering ;)

 

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Thanks lads

Was looking at some specs for showers and it says cable entry top side and rear. So trunking and sillycone it will be then.Applaud Smiley

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I've seen this done a few times too, and don't see a problem provided the IP rating of the shower isn't compromised (use manufacturers knockouts and/or instructions) and sillycone as stated.

 

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Went to look at job. No wonder she dosen't want tiles removed... They're as old as the hills and would never get a rematch. Anyway was lucky enough to meet up with the plumber there and he said he was going to to bring down a dual trunking, one side for pipe one for cable,, what a very nice man eh.

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