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    Single Skin Block Shed Piers

    Thank you everybody for your input.Have decided to go for 100 x140 to be on the safe side. Now that I have been advised to build piers for the doorway for strength,I have another minor issue. The pier is going to overhang the main foundation by about 15mm internally. It will be sitting on 100mm...
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    Single Skin Block Shed Piers

    Anybody have any ideas on my questions above? Cheers
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    Single Skin Block Shed Piers

    Thanks to Noseall for your helpful advice. Couple of other questions 1, There will be one row of blocks and a flat roof above the door and window. What size concrete lintel would you reccomend above the door which is 1.8m wide? I was thinking 2.4m Long to allow 300 bearing either side but what...
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    Single Skin Block Shed Piers

    Both sets of doors will need the masonry bulking up/thickening for stability. Assume by bulking up, you are suggesting piers either side of both doorways or did you mean another method
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    Single Skin Block Shed Piers

    Hi all, I am building a single skin shed in the garden 5m x 3m and have a question about wall piers. Am I right in thinking the 5m back wall will need 1 pier in the centre? With regard to the 5m front wall, there will be 2m wide entrance at one end for a roller door. Will I need to put piers...
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    Bathroom cabinet with PIR

    It wont come on at all unless you physically touch the sensor with your hand. Even then it sometimes doesn't. Its very random whether it will come on or not
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    Bathroom cabinet with PIR

    Well it may help if YOU tried to give a constructive answer to my actual question rather than providing loads of information I already have
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    Bathroom cabinet with PIR

    Hi, thank you for reply. My cabinet is a Vapour cabinet as opposed to the exos you show. The vapour is supposed to come on with movement in the room apposed to waving at it. I am beginning to think it may be a faulty sensor and may have to go back
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    Bathroom cabinet with PIR

    Hi, hope someone can answer this as it is very frustrating. Bathroom Cabinet installed with a pir motion sensor built in, however sensor is not very responsive (you have to touch it with your hand to get it to come on). I am wondering if the sensor could be to close to the basin and would that...
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    Dead Leg

    Thank you for advice, will remove. Better safe than sorry
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    Dead Leg

    Can anyone advise if a 40mm dead leg is acceptable on a 15mm cold water pipe. or should I bite the bullet and remove completely
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    431a plug

    Hi, I am trying to wire a BT 431A plug using standard telephone wire (two pair). i cant seem to find anywhere a wiring diagaram for which colours go where in the plug. Any advice appreciated.
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