I have replaced all my kitchen switches & sockets with chrome ones. I know
nothing about wiring, I just wired them the same as the old ones.
But I have a water heater switch that is not the same as a light switch (I
thought it would be!) It has an earth connection and 4 other terminals : L1,
L2, N1 & N2.
do you think this switch will have the right connections on the back?
Thanks for looking
You tell 'im mate. :-) LOL!!! Swapping like for like is not covered by
Part P of the BR's.
But you say you're changing the plastic switch plates for metal chrome, so
be sure they are all fully earth bonded for your own safety.
By fully earth bonded I assume you mean the need for an earth strap from the
socket/FCU/DP switch etc to the metal back box or in the case of
lightswitches from the backbox to the faceplate.
These "flyleads" are required when changing plastic face plates to metal
ones when there is a metal back box. They should be sheathed in green/yellow
sleeving and you usually need a minimum size of 1mm^2 for lighting 1.5mm^2
for ring mains and 20 amp radials and 2.5mm^2 for cooker supplies.
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