re-wiring in Scotland


Postby Dan Stewart » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:21 am

Hi,

I am looking at re-wiring an old detached house (3 beds). I was hoping to install all sockets and circuits myself and get a competant person to install the consumer unit. Does any one know if this is possible? or do I have to have a qualified sparky do the whole job? Are there any get around soloutions for example working with them? Any idea of costs too?

Thank you

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Postby kbrownie » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:33 pm

Hi Dan
The regulation in Scotland are a little different to the ones in England and Wales. I suggest it may be a good idea to call your local building controls office and ask the important question they are usually very helpful.
As far as getting around soloutions, you could consider getting a sparky on-board. Tell him you are willing to do the donkey work to cut cost, if you was willing to help with install and testing.
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