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    Unvented direct cylinder

    Mad rab it’s only when the cylinder is heating using the main immersion - when the boost immersion is used there is no dripping. Do you have any ideas what the issue could be?
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    Unvented direct cylinder

    Hi I have recently had an unvented direct cylinder fitted by a g3 qualified person - however there seems to be an issue that is hard to get to the bottom of. when the lower immersion is on for about 1 hour - the discharge pipe starts to drip cold/cool water. the installer identified this as...
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    Mixer tap flexi tails question

    Hello Apologies if this question is very basic - however i have a very limited plumbing background. I have a plumber I will use but would like to get a level of knowledge myself I have purchased a gustavsberg nautic mixer tap and have a question regarding the flexi tails that come with it...
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    PVC window not closing properly

    It's a 600x1000mm side window to the side of the main fixed pane. The handle closes fully but the window is not closed fully against the frame , that's why it has to be pushed from the outside to fit tightly in the frame as it should be. I was hoping it would be a case of tightening a...
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    PVC window not closing properly

    Hello One of the 600x1000mm windows in my new property isn't closing properly. The handle fully closes/ locks on the inside, however the window has to the be pushed from the outside to close fully into the frame? Maybe has to be pushed quarter of an inch. Does anyone know if this is...
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    How to stop draught at door seal........

    Shegan, Afraid not, plenty views of topic but no words of wisdom im afraid. If u search the net there are some suggestions, however the terminology is abit hard to follow if you dont know what all the door components are called (like me) . :wink:
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    How to stop draught at door seal........

    Hi, I have noticed recently that the rear UPVC door into my kitchen it letting in draughts. On closer inspection, when the door is closed and locked, there is a section of the seal that you can see isnt closed completely. I am thinking of trying to tighted the door in the frame so to...
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    Timber supports for bath

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has experience of installing timbers under a bath to stop creaking? My bath 'creaks' when you stand in it to shower, I was thinking maybe the most effective way to help this would be to have timber supports under the bath ontop of the chipboard flooring and...
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    Internal door handle problem

    Thanks Chrt I will try that. I was thinking more along the lines of there wasnt enough leverage with the handle to retract the part from the keeper and I would somehow have to tighten it up, but i will try the WD40
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    Internal door handle problem

    Hi, A door handle at home has become problematic and I hope someone can help me with a solution. When the handle is fully in the downwards position, the part of the door that sits in the keeper when closed, does not retract fully, and therefore the door does not open properly. Is there...
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    TV Aerial problems

    Sorry maybe I wasnt entirely clear, the cable comes into the loft space, and I remember seeing a box on the wall in the passing so to speak (only been in the loft about 3 times as not long moved in) then the cable disappears down the wall to the habitable level of the bungalow. I can take a...
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    TV Aerial problems

    Thanks securespark, I think there is an amplifier in the loft, I will check tonight. It just says on the screen 'weak or no signal' or 'no channels stored' Would the amplifier be showing a red light if not working or give any indication of being faulty or is it a case of replacing it?
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    TV Aerial problems

    Hi, I have an issue with my tv aerial i hope someone can help me with. The property we have moved into has an aerial on the roof which is cabled down to a splitter box (supposedly under the floor somewhere - I have no idea why) The property is a bungalow. For some reason all the tv...
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    PVC Windows creaking/cracking noise

    Thanks guys. The fascia, soffit boards etc are a dark mahogany colour, and the gutters and down pipes are PVC also, colour to match the eaves, ie dark brown. The noise can be quite loud to be honest, to the point of waking you up in the morning on a sunny day. It happens at both the...
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    PVC Windows creaking/cracking noise

    Thanks woody, I didnt think of the gutters. Is it an expansion / contraction issue or a fixing issue? Can it be resolved?
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