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    Replacing element in towel rail.

    Yes - it was a new one on me as well, but my neighbour said that yonks ago when the element failed and had to be replaced the guys merely clamped off the plastic pipes with something like pliers which held in place, that isolated the pipes - they then took out the heating element and put in the...
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    Replacing element in towel rail.

    The electric element in my neighbours towel rail has failed and needs to be replaced - this in itself is no problem. I believe its possible to isolate the towel rail by merely clamping the flexible pipes that feed the rail from the c.h. system - can this be done whilst the central heating...
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    HELP - volume control set on MAXIMUM !!!

    Thanks for that Lucid - don't think I will go down the road of a repair myself - ironically I switched the unit off at the wall switch - left it unplugged for an hour or so, switched it on again and its working perfectly - seems strange that it should default to max volume when all the...
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    HELP - volume control set on MAXIMUM !!!

    My JVC midi hi fi is suddenly not behaving itself - when you switch it on the volume comes on maximum and its not possible to turn the volume down - is this an easy replacement parts fix or does it mean end of the road for the item ?
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    NEM screw covers for switches etc

    Exactly - that's the very reason I need to get some replacements - to replace the ones that are damaged when you get them out !!
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    NEM screw covers for switches etc

    your lightening quick reply whilst appreciated is not too useful is it ?
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    NEM screw covers for switches etc

    Need to replace the little plastic push on screw covers for NEM switches anyone point me in the right direction to get some of these please - ta in advance
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    What do you call these ???

    I need to put up some shelves in garage. I have a quantity of metal shelf support brackets but need to get hold of the long wall mounted metal pieces into which the brackets fit. Thought I would try and get some on e bay but can't seem to locate any cos I don't know the actual name of the wall...
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    Cloakroom ventilation

    Currently my downstairs cloakroom has no ventilation apart from a window that opens into a porch between my outer and inner front doors - do I need an extractor or are things ok as they are
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    Probs with monobloc kitchen tap

    When both taps are off no drips - when hot water tap turned on all ok hot water and no cold (as it should be) when hot tap turned fully off and cold tap turned on a small amount of hot water comes from the water outlet - any ideas whats wrong ??
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    Heated towel rail question

    [/url] There will be no problem with that, as we only need to heat and dry the towels in the summer - we do not heat the bathroom during the summer months !!!
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    Heated towel rail question

    My daughter has gas central heating in her flat - she wants to replace the radiator in her bathroom with a chrome ladder type rad and also fit an electric element so that in the summer she can heat the towel rail via the electric element when the central heating is off . Is this posible and...
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    dimmer switch without on/off switch ??

    Anyone know where I can get a dimmer without the on/off switch, a link would be good - thanks
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    Does anyone know...........

    .....if its possible to buy a dimmer switch that doesn't incorporate an "on/off"switch - thanks
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