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  1. flameport replied to the thread Normally open or closed?.

    It is. As indicated by the diagram on the front. 2 poles.

    16 Oct 2021 at 3:29 PM
  2. flameport replied to the thread Time to upgrade to a "modern" (Combi) Boiler?.

    That situation can be improved significantly for a fraction of the cost of a new boiler.

    14 Oct 2021 at 8:56 PM
  3. flameport replied to the thread Contactor wiring.

    Yes.

    13 Oct 2021 at 8:16 PM
  4. flameport replied to the thread Interconnected smoke alarm.

    That particular item is battery powered. Total nonsense using it where mains power is available. For existing alarms it either a radio...

    13 Oct 2021 at 1:46 PM
  5. flameport replied to the thread Interconnected smoke alarm.

    Works up to 100m line of sight, and 30m indoors. Doesn't use wifi in any way, it's a direct radio signal from one device to another.

    12 Oct 2021 at 3:42 PM
  6. flameport replied to the thread Gate Automation.

    Automated gates require regular inspection and maintenance, generally every 6 months. More often if heavily used. It's not really a...

    12 Oct 2021 at 3:33 PM
  7. flameport replied to the thread Interconnected smoke alarm.

    Wireless interlink, connected to the ones in the house.

    12 Oct 2021 at 3:21 PM
  8. flameport replied to the thread How does a system boiler work?.

    Yes, it does exactly what your existing boiler does. If you want mains pressure hot water, an unvented cylinder is required. That...

    11 Oct 2021 at 12:52 PM
  9. flameport replied to the thread Converting storage heater switch to socket.

    That RCBO should be a direct replacement, unless that consumer unit has a balcony type busbar, in which case a new comb busbar would...

    10 Oct 2021 at 5:36 PM
  10. flameport replied to the thread Converting storage heater switch to socket.

    It can be changed to a socket. Doesn't matter whether it's on the overnight circuit, other than it will only be on overnight. There...

    10 Oct 2021 at 4:33 PM
  11. flameport replied to the thread External Stone Cladding removal or cover-up?.

    Render over. Removal will cause a significant mess, and what's underneath will need to be covered up again anyway.

    10 Oct 2021 at 4:25 PM
  12. flameport replied to the thread Moving washing machine to stirage room. How difficult?.

    The maximum is usually the length of what's supplied with the machine. Extension to the kitchen means installing hard plastic waste...

    10 Oct 2021 at 4:18 PM
  13. flameport replied to the thread Hive underfloor heating fitted incorrectly...?.

    Yes, provided it's identified at both ends. The reverse isn't always true, using a green/yellow wire as something else, as that usually...

    10 Oct 2021 at 3:44 PM
  14. flameport replied to the thread Hive underfloor heating fitted incorrectly...?.

    That is wrong - orange should connect to the boiler, which is where the orange wires from the other two valves are connected. One of...

    10 Oct 2021 at 2:26 PM
  15. flameport replied to the thread Storage heater heat loss.

    If the heater cools too quickly, then either it's undersized, one or more of the heating elements have failed, or the metal flap inside...

    10 Oct 2021 at 1:48 PM