Hi guys. With reference to 131.8. and maintenance.
As i see it from posts on here, a like for like is different to an addition or alteration?
Just as an example, there's been a number of posts on here regarding replacing a like for like shower and all seem to agree it's not notifiable, me included, thats straight forward.
131.8 refers to ensuring that earthing and bonding are adequate for an addition or alteration.
When doing a like for like, where do you stand on the issue of bonding, given that 131.8 "sugests" this is only required to be adequate when doing additions or alterations, which like for like isn't? No extra load no relocation of cables. Effectivly no changes to the installation.
If you went to Mrs smiths and she needed a socket front replacing because there was a crack in it and she had no bonding to her services, what should you do? What do you guys who have fitted a replacment shower do? Is there somwhere in the brb that refers to like for like as such in relation to the existing bonding arangments?