Collins complete wiring and lighting

The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to guarantee your electrical home improvements are as safe as they are successful. This fully updated, brand-new edition is packed with user-friendly photographs and offers the most up-to-date information about the latest regulations, tools, products and techniques.

With Part P of the Building Regulations now governing electrical work in the home, this accessible guide shows how to work with the regs, and provides at-a-glance info on what DIY work can be done and what needs to be notified to the local authority. Whether you need to change a socket, wire up a home office or put in security lighting, 'Collins complete wiring and lighting' is the indispensable tool to help you get the job done as cost-effectively and as safely as possible.

Contents include: 

  • Emergency repairs 
  • Fuses, sockets and plugs 
  • Cables and circuits 
  • Wiring 
  • Energy-efficient lighting 
  • Identifying faults and maintenance 
  • Safety tips 
  • Tools for the job.

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Subject(s)Design and technology
Author(s)Albert Jackson, David Day
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Shelf referenceA 621.31924 JAC
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