Is a metal or plastic fuse box better?
Should I get a new metal or plastic fuse box? My old one needs replacing and I’ve seen different advice.
Question: Should I get a new metal or plastic fuse box? My old one needs replacing and I’ve seen different advice.
Karl Jackson, Jackson Electrical
Personally I don’t think you should get either, what you should do is, contact a registered tradesman with over at least 100 reviews, a feedback score of no lower than 9 and one who is local to you, he will then call to see you (being local) assess your job and provide a estimate for the works.
Piro Mane, Piros Electrical
If you are going to replace the old one you definitely need metal box.
Terry Beard, Terry’s Electrical Services, Bury Saint Edmunds
Obviously needs a metal one due to the regs, reckon you should call an electrician for advice.
Stacy Hakmaoui, S&S Electrical Testing Ltd, Surrey
It is the recommendation to get a metal RCD protected consumer unit. This can be verified online by using a simple search. Plastic is old style.
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