Wire Outdoor Appliances

How To Safely Wire Outdoor Appliances

How To Safely Wire Outdoor Appliances … When doing work outdoors from putting lighting in your summer house, to a pump in your pond, first things first: you must comply with building regulations. Secondly you have to ensure that you have correctly installed a residual current device (RCD) and that it works. You can purchase plug in RCDs or you can replace your current socket with one that has an RCD built in. If you use electrical appliances in your garden regularly it makes sense to install an outdoor socket, rather than trail leads out of windows all the time. Fitting one is easy, just add a spur onto an existing internal circuit and connect a weather-proof socket. If you don’t want to lay endless reams of cable in your house, find an internal socket on an outside wall, and positio...

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