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German for Electricians

I'm installing a flush-mounted box.

German translation:
Ich setze die Unterputzdose ein.

I'm installing a distribution board.

German translation:
Ich montiere den Verteiler.

I'm changing the fuses.

German translation:
Ich tausche Schmelzsicherungen aus.

I'm installing a junction box.

German translation:
Ich installiere die Abzweigdose.

I'm installing concealed wiring.

German translation:
Ich verlege Unterputzleitungen.

German for Plumbers

I'm laying plastic pipes.

German translation:
Ich verlege Kunststoffrohrleitungen.

I'm installing water pipework.

German translation:
Ich montiere Wasserleitungen.

I'm laying sewer pipes.

German translation:
Ich verlege Abwasserrohre.

I'm installing a shutoff valve.

German translation:
Ich baue das Absperrventil ein.

I'm installing underfloor heating.

German translation:
Ich installiere die Fußbodenheizung.


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