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  1. footprints replied to the thread Car tyre condition and MOT.

    Strictly I think the cracks need to go right down to the fabric/cords but I wouldn't drive on tyres like that in a million years! I had...

    23 Sep 2019 at 3:59 PM
  2. footprints replied to the thread Asbestos in old roofing felt?.

    No way tell without testing. Some roof felt or sarking felt as sometimes described does and some doesn't, my house is 1935 the...

    23 Sep 2019 at 11:31 AM
  3. footprints replied to the thread Resolving a botched floor repair . . ..

    Maybe sound transmission or to maintain an existing air gap?

    22 Sep 2019 at 5:54 PM
  4. footprints replied to the thread Internal door hinge movement.

    It's known as "hinge bound" several causes most common is the screws not fully dropping into the countersink on the hinge , so the heads...

    21 Sep 2019 at 1:56 PM
  5. footprints replied to the thread Is there a way of identifying if you actually do have a leak? (hive leak sensor).

    Low tech is the answer forget the hive, water board still use a listening stick. A metal rod with a knob on top, put the rod down the...

    19 Sep 2019 at 6:56 AM
  6. footprints replied to the thread Possible lock issue??.

    Yes the bit that sticks out of the lock operates the lever in the door.

    18 Sep 2019 at 8:38 AM
  7. footprints replied to the thread Possible lock issue??.

    If the bit that is worn is on the lock worth a try . You should be able to operate the locking by flicking the lever inside the door...

    17 Sep 2019 at 8:11 PM
  8. footprints replied to the thread Best tool to cut Bath Panel Mdf.

    MDF dust is very fine, quite nasty stuff. I never use power saws on it without extraction and a mask myself.

    17 Sep 2019 at 6:28 PM
  9. footprints replied to the thread Best tool to cut Bath Panel Mdf.

    Have you got a toolstation or screwfix near you? Your link to B&Q says you have the option of one for 8 or two for 12 quid dosent look...

    17 Sep 2019 at 5:54 PM
  10. footprints replied to the thread Best tool to cut Bath Panel Mdf.

    Nice new fine tooth handsaw, good cut very little dust spread about. 10 to 14 TPI....

    17 Sep 2019 at 5:32 PM
  11. footprints replied to the thread Possible lock issue??.

    https://www.handles4doors.co.uk/eurospec-50mm-40mm-10mm-single-euro-cylinder-polished-brass.html Any help?

    17 Sep 2019 at 5:12 PM
  12. footprints replied to the thread How do I get these hinges off the door frame?.

    Only guessing but maybe release/remove the grubb screw near the frame and see if the whole thing lifts off a fixing plate , like some...

    17 Sep 2019 at 5:09 PM