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    Let's say I were to go round my house balancing the heating system by adjusting each lockshield using the delta T ~12C method across...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread How Does a Boiler Cycle?.
    So going with your description, the rad in the hall is strangled so the TRVs in all the other rooms manage the room temperatures. At...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread How Does a Boiler Cycle?.
    Going back to my query, if the roomstat was set higher than the TRVs cutting demand, then the cycling would still continue as the system...
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    DIYWell reacted to Johntheo5's post in the thread How Does a Boiler Cycle? with Thanks Thanks.
    If the roomstat is calling for heat, the boiler will never stop but the burner will cut in /out if the heat demand is lower than the...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread How Does a Boiler Cycle?.
    Interesting. I'm guessing there's a thermistor somewhere that provides water temperature for the boiler to work with. Also with the pump...
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    Just pondering ... Conventional combi boiler, not a condensing one. Heating kicks in, house comes up to temperature, TRVs restrict...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread New Boiler or Not?.
    Good spot. Thanks. Payback will be painfully long so change your boiler because it's knackered or you fancy a different white box on...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread New Boiler or Not?.
    There was a consultation around building standards that pointed to new builds not having gas boilers by 2025 and the government have...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread New Boiler or Not?.
    First, question if the service contract on a mature boiler is worth the money. Are you really getting £400/year benefit above an annual...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread Drop Seal on a Wonky Floor.
    Kinda awkward for a door that opens out onto a staircase. Fiddling and footling and a bit of bodging will probably be in order. :sneaky:
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    DIYWell replied to the thread Drop Seal on a Wonky Floor.
    Searching around, The best drop seal I can find is 14mm, so still 10mm short. I could maybe tweak the threshold strip by 5mm, but that...
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    I'm guessing this is a cold roof space you want to board over so you can store things up there. Run your timber perpendicular to the...
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    @JobAndKnock is spot on, and you've already said it's beyond your DIY skills. So how deep are your pockets? If the door fits the frame...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread Plywood or MDF?.
    Use ply. Don't ever consider using MDF anywhere near moisture. Better still, don't ever consider using MDF for anything. It is...
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    DIYWell replied to the thread Is this expanding foam?.
    Strange one. Doesn't look like a fungus if that's what you were worrying about. My experience of decades old expanding foam is it does...
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