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    Removing free standing cooker.

    Electricians

    I am clearing a house ready for sale. Is it necessary to engage an electrician to disconnect the cooker at the socket or can I do this having switched off the circuit at the circuit board?

    Asked by Adrian on 13th Oct 2020
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    Chris’s Electrical & Maintenance Services Ltd

    "Yes.
    You will never know if it is incorrectly wired up,please consult a qualified electrician to do this."

    Answered on 14th Oct 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Homestyle Builders

    "If you're competent and understand basic electrics then there's no need to employ an electrician. Cut the electrics off by the main trip switch on the right hand side, and disconnect the cooker cables on the double pole switch and make sure you replace the switch cover before reinstating the electrical supply"

    Answered on 14th Oct 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    GoSmart Electrical

    "If you are competent in how to disconnect the wiring safely and more importantly, re-connect the cooker outlet safe for the next use then yes. Power off at the circuit board and then disconnect cooker. DO NOT cut the cable or leave exposed when done. If you have any doubts whatsoever please call an electrician. thanks"

    Answered on 14th Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Eden electrical

    "No you do not need one , but it would be advised if you was unsure"

    Answered on 15th Oct 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

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