we have a separate 3' x 6' toilet room and the light switch is just inside
the door. the electrician who is doing the bathroom wiring says that the
switch should be outside the toilet or a pull cord switch can be inside.
i would like to leave the switch were it is.
any help would be appreciated.
Are you now 'knocking through' so the bath, basin and toilet will be in one
room? If yes the Sparky is correct, if you are leaving as two rooms, and
your 3' x 6' room ONLY houses a toilet then he is incorrect.
You mean I suffered a pull cord in my bog for 25 years because the
damn builders didn't know their jobs!
It was right against the wall in front of the opening door. It got
smashed umpteen times by the closing door and I even bought pull cord
knobs in bulk, (well two or three), to routinely replace the broken
There's no requirement that the switch be out of reach from a
Having said that, I have on occasion fitted pull-cord switches
where they aren't strictly required, such as for the lighting
over a kitchen sink where you might expect the operator to have
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