DIY Forum

 

Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate Handyman Ultimate HandymanUltimate Handyman on Pinterest

 

DIY Forum/Home improvement advice forum

 

 

A-Z CONTENTS | DISCLAIMER | DIY VIDEO | HOME | SAFETY FIRST | FORUM RULES

It is currently Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:06 pm
Visit Thermo worx


Time zone: Europe/London [ DST ]




 

 


Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:31 pm 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Mon May 09, 2011 4:59 pm
Posts: 74
Has thanked: 14 times
Been thanked: 1 times
Hi all

My sister is have a rewire of her house and the spark has put cables underneath the plaster in the kitchen which will be behind skirting as it is a solid concrete floor. Is this allowed and safe if not what should he do?

The kitchen is solid concrete but the rest of the house is suspended floors.

Thanks

Craig


Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on DeliciousShare on Google+
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:31 pm 
Offline
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:49 pm
Posts: 22186
Location: hants/dorset border
Has thanked: 1319 times
Been thanked: 3325 times
SFAIA behind skirting is outside of permitted zones.

_________________
Verwood Handyman

Verwood Handyman


___________________________________________________________________

If you feel you have benefited from the Free advice given on the Forum, Please consider making a donation to UHM's Nominated charity, read all about it and donate here :

http://www.donnasdreamhouse.co.uk/



For this message the author wine~o has received gratitude : DIYcraig
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:36 pm 
Offline
Senior Member

Joined: Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:23 am
Posts: 335
Location: Kings lynn
Has thanked: 113 times
Been thanked: 69 times
As wine-o says, it's not allowed. How is next owner to know they're behind the skirting. Very dangerous

Sent from my HUAWEI VNS-L31 using Tapatalk



For this message the author Ktuludays has received thanks - 2: DIYcraig, OnlyMe
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:33 pm 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Mon May 09, 2011 4:59 pm
Posts: 74
Has thanked: 14 times
Been thanked: 1 times
Thanks for the answers that's what I thought from a quick Google. Can I just ask where the cable are allowed to run upstairs as I thought they had to go in a corner. But he has run up the wall between the front room and dining room doors about 1 foot wide. Is this allowed?


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:38 pm 
Offline
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:49 pm
Posts: 22186
Location: hants/dorset border
Has thanked: 1319 times
Been thanked: 3325 times
DIYcraig wrote:
Thanks for the answers that's what I thought from a quick Google. Can I just ask where the cable are allowed to run upstairs as I thought they had to go in a corner. But he has run up the wall between the front room and dining room doors about 1 foot wide. Is this allowed?


Have a look at this page http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/how-t ... ring-zones

IF your "Electrician" is outside of those then he's chancing it (assuming he's bona fide)

_________________
Verwood Handyman

Verwood Handyman


___________________________________________________________________

If you feel you have benefited from the Free advice given on the Forum, Please consider making a donation to UHM's Nominated charity, read all about it and donate here :

http://www.donnasdreamhouse.co.uk/


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:57 pm 
Offline
Approved Electrician

Joined: Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:01 pm
Posts: 2331
Location: South Yorkshire
Has thanked: 132 times
Been thanked: 481 times
Just add to wine~o's post.

The purple bits on this diagram

http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/allowed%20zones.jpg

should say 150mm NOT 125mm


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:03 pm 
Offline
Senior Member
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:49 pm
Posts: 22186
Location: hants/dorset border
Has thanked: 1319 times
Been thanked: 3325 times
OnlyMe wrote:
Just add to wine~o's post.

The purple bits on this diagram

http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/allowed%20zones.jpg

should say 150mm NOT 125mm


I keep forgetting to correct that... :hiding:

_________________
Verwood Handyman

Verwood Handyman


___________________________________________________________________

If you feel you have benefited from the Free advice given on the Forum, Please consider making a donation to UHM's Nominated charity, read all about it and donate here :

http://www.donnasdreamhouse.co.uk/


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:42 pm 
Offline
Newly registered Member

Joined: Mon May 09, 2011 4:59 pm
Posts: 74
Has thanked: 14 times
Been thanked: 1 times
That is again guys, I think I found that link the other day I'll pass the info onto my sister.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 


Similar topics
   

Time zone: Europe/London [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Visit Hilti


 

 

 

News News Site map Site map SitemapIndex SitemapIndex RSS Feed RSS Feed Channel list Channel list
ultimatehandyman privacy policy

Contact

 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group

phpBB SEO