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    Architect costs

    Hi all, Just after some advice please. Based in Yorkshire and have recently moved into a house that we want to do some work on. Looking to add a bathroom and bedroom above a flat roof garage and 4m single storey extension off the kitchen. Also going to increase the length of the living room by...
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    Future proofing a boiler

    Thanks for your reply Martin. I had a look at Ideal’s website and it asks you to select between Combi, System, and Heat Only boilers before listing the options. I assume this means you could achieve the end result with all three but still unsure what would be the best option. Should I rule a...
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    Future proofing a boiler

    Hi, We've just moved into a 4 bed / 1 bath detached house. The combi boiler is around 8 years old, it's working but when our friend who is a gas engineer serviced it recently he believes there is a problem with the heat exchanger. We're looking to extend the house in the near future, extending...
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    Advice on Hive units

    Couple of other reasons for going with a Hive such as already having some of their other smart devices. Thanks for all your help. So to conclude, I could go with either option and it can be DIY rather than having to get a RGI in to open up the sealed part of the boiler? Is that correct?
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    Advice on Hive units

    Thanks ianmcd, in that case it sounds like a dual channel could be configured to work with the boiler using existing wiring and it would future proof any changes?
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    Advice on Hive units

    Appreciate the reply. Pretty sure it's a 230v supply according to page 2 of the manual but can someone confirm? Ideal Independent+ 35 - https://idealboilers.com/uploads/documents/Independent-Plus-Combi-User-Guide-222354-1_users.pdf
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    Advice on Hive units

    Hi, Looking at purchasing a Hive unit during the Black Friday sales. House currently has a Combi boiler (Ideal Logic) installed but it's more than likely we will be doing some renovations and possibly adding an en-suite or 2nd bathroom in the future. At this point I imagine we will end up with...
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