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Remove and replace bathroom light c/w shaving socket

Postby blinwood » Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:12 pm

Hi! We currently have an ugly surface mounted bahroom light with a shaving socket. Is it feasible and safe to install a junction box on the original mains power feed (3-core) and have one power feed from the junction box to a new wall mounted light and a second power feed from the junction box to a standalone shaving socket, mounted inside a bathroom cabinet
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Postby Mr White » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:14 pm

Get some Wago connectors. They are better and smaller than a junction box.
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Postby ericmark » Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:07 pm

I see nothing wrong with doing the job, I would want RCD protection and since a bathroom is a special location would not do it in a rented property, not sure if counted as like for like when splinting them up, but for owner occupied would not really worry, but would not do it with a rented property.
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