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Old 12-20-2010, 01:06 AM   #1
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conservatory electrics blown

the electrics in my conservatory have blown and as i have no knowledge in this field, i'm unsure how to fix the problem. when i had the c'vatory done (6 yrs ago) i remember the sparky saying he would isolate the electrics from my house (the electrics in the house are fine).
i plugged in the xmas tree and because it was freezing in there, i plugged in 2 3kw heaters (all in seperate double sockets). they came on but about half an later i noticed eveything was off in there. i have four double sockets, a ceiling light and a fan - none of which have power. outside i have decking lights and a double socket - they also have blown.
inside there are also two other sockets with just a switch on them and a pull out compartment with 'fuse' written on it. on the outside of the conservatory is another box with two thick black cables running off it - i'm guessing they run to the decking lights and the double socket.
please could someone help me remedy this problem. i've got loads coming round for xmas and deperately need this room.
many thanks
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Old 12-20-2010, 01:22 AM   #2
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Some of the terminology has confused be but I would check the breakers feeding the conservatory. It sounds like you might have simply overloaded the circuit.
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Old 12-20-2010, 01:46 AM   #3
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The quickest giveaway for me is your heater size and socket and any chance are you in UK area ??

If so you allready overloaded the lighting ring circuit unless that is wired in radial then possiblty you may have 20 amp circuit.

You need to check your CU unit and find the fuse or breaker to reset it.

Do you have RCD or MCCB in there as well??

The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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