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    Radiators not heating up

    Sorry if my information was lacking. New condensing boiler and pump fitted a month ago. The radiator in bedroom was iffy before that but the bathroom rad is a new problem.
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    Radiators not heating up

    Good evening I wonder if anyone can be of assistance. I live in a 1 bed flat and 2 of my 3 radiators are not heating up. The main radiator in the lounge is hot but the one in bathroom is luke warm at best and the one in bedroom is stone cold. I thought they may need bleeding, but there...
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    Best Filler

    Thank you Zampa for the information It is more the smoooth finish that I am after. Regards george0401
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    Best Filler

    Good afternoon I have always used polyfilla in the past and find it quite hard to smooth down. We have had some work to the damaged plaster work in our block of flat's communal hall and the contractor has used this filler which was really smooth. Can anyone give me any tips of the best...
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    Installing spotlights

    Good Morning I am thinking about changing my single standard light in my lounge for spotlights. The room is a standard size lounge living room in a flat. Can anyone give me any idea how many spotlights I may need and a roungh idea of how much an electrician will charge. Thanks in...
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    Lining Paper question

    Good afternoon I am soon to begin lining my lounge. Does anyone have any tips of how to line a window recess? Thanks in advance for your assistance. Regards george0401
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    Replacing 2 way light switches

    Up and running. Many thanks :D
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    Replacing 2 way light switches

    So the red wire goes in common Which goes in L1- the blue & brown wire or red and yellow? Thanks
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    Replacing 2 way light switches

    The old one does not have any markings that I can see. It has three connections in a triangle shape: RED wire Blue & Brown wires Red & Yellow wires Regards George
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    Replacing 2 way light switches

    Dear all I am replacing 2 light switches on 2 way circuit with new ones I have bought. The new switches are arranged differently to the old ones with 3 places for the wires labelled: L2 COM L1 Can anyone please tell me which wire goes where. Thanks in advance. George
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    Painting paper covered polystyrene coving

    Thank you for the response. That is good news, i have a large tub of dulux matt paint left. Regards
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    Painting paper covered polystyrene coving

    Good Morning all. I have just put up some paper covered polystyrene coving. Does anyone have any tips about what paint to use to provide the best finish? Thanks in advance for any help. Regards George
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    Painting over mould from condensation

    I had the same problem with my flat. The walls were very cold and especially behind wardrobes and the sofa, mould was developing. I used the polysirene rolls (think it is called warmaline) to cover walls. This makes the walls warmer. then lined over and painted
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    Lighting help needed

    Thanks mdbalson. When I get home from work I will take a picture of the wires and submit. Thanks again
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    Lighting help needed

    Good Morning I would be grateful if someone could please help wiyh my problem. I have tiled my kitchen and in doing so removed the light switch socket to tile underneath. My kitchen has a circuit whereby 2 switches control 1 light. (Is it a 3 way switch?) After I had finished and...
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