In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1unidad de consumo feminine
- Of course - always take care when messing with the electric in your house - always switch off the mains supply at the consumer unit or fusebox - and never mix plaid and stripes, even when you're doing little jobs around the house.
- Most electricians will fit a split load consumer unit so that only the power circuits are protected by an RCD.
- We've put recessed storage in the walls, laid wooden floors, put in a new consumer unit for the electrics and installed halogen lights.
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