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Replacing plug socket

moisture got into socket and now the plug wont come out. Also another socket wont hold plug securely and so keeps cutting out. Can I just replace the sockets.

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Yes if you are competent


Answered 12th May 2015

Yes, following safe isolation procedures.


Answered 13th May 2015

Sockets can be replaced without any need for certification but I would recommend buying a martindale socket tester (£5) to ensure socket has been correctly isolated and that the new socket has been wired up correctly and polarity is correct. Also check to ensure that all damp has gone


Answered 16th May 2015

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