electrics

Networking your shed with powerline adapters

The wifi signal from the house does not quite reach the shed – I imagine this is a common problem...

Electrics – done!

Electrics – done!

all wired up and live, the sequence of events was: mark in the building where the fittings will go (me)...

First-fit Electircs

First-fit Electircs

A bit of progress this past week. Simon the electrician came and did the first fix of electrics. I think...

Electric cable sizing – voltage drop

Electric cable sizing – voltage drop

calculating cable size – Voltage drop Depending on its size and length, the copper wire in a cable acts as...

Electrical Connection

Electrical Connection

I mentioned before that I have an electrician doing all the connections, but to keep costs down I am doing...

More Electrical Bits You Will Need

More Electrical Bits You Will Need

I bought the following sockets from screwfix: http://www.screwfix.com/p/lap-13a-2-gang-dp-switched-plug-socket-brushed-stainless-steel-pack-of-5/34718 not an exact match with the lightwaverf switch, but a bit closer...

Home Automation

Home Automation

obviously a critical feature in any decent shed is the ability to turn on and off the lights from the...

Electricity – rules and regulations

Electricity – rules and regulations

is it DIY electrical work illegal in the UK? I had a vague idea that work done to the mains...

LED lighting

LED lighting

After a lot of hunting around I have decided to go for these – ecoled zep2. Made in the UK...

Preparing for First-fit Electrics

Preparing for First-fit Electrics

Battens attached – a very tedious job that took pretty much the whole day. They are spaced at 400mm centres...