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8 Light Fittings - 1 gang to 2 gang

Postby Boghead Ben » Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:37 pm


Here's a question. Recently had garage converted - all pukker and above board.

The new room now has eight light fittings - four on each side of the ceiling, all energy savers.

The 'spark' on the job wired all eight back to a 1 - gang switch. I'd now like a 2 - gang switch, meaning that I can switch off one bank of four. Given that all the wiring has been done, plastered and 'finished', what can I do to make the change I require?

The 'spark' says it cannot de done without a rewire.

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Postby sparx » Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:22 pm

Hi, believe your sparks! sorry but you should have thought ahead, you needed a 3 core &E to your sw. position or 2 twin & earths.
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