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    Storage Heater problem

    Thanks for your replies! I didnt notice the screws were loose at all when I changed the switch. I havnt been using the heater I was concerned about the fire risk. I have the exact same heater in the bedrom and this one doesnt spark. Thanks
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    Storage Heater problem

    Evening, I have a fairly new storage heater in my living room, it’s about 2 years old and has had fair usage. I noticed last week the switch on the wall was getting very hot to touch. I took it off the wall to find the cables going to the storage heater were scorched and melted. The supply...
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    Hoover HMA28SK Fridge Freezer Problem

    I turned it back on about an hour ago after a 24 hour wait, the fridge is down to 2 degrees but the fridge is still warm with no temperature change at all! Am I right in thinking that the freezer does not run off the same thermostat as the fridge? To me, it does sound like a thermostat...
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    Hoover HMA28SK Fridge Freezer Problem

    Morning, Over the weekend my fridge freezer decided that it wanted to claim my over time that I got this month. I noticed the fridge had become warm and some items had defrosted in the freezer. It needed defrosted as the ice had built up a bit so I defrosted the freezer over a few hours...
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    New front door fitted to close to the floor

    Hmmm you got me thinking now, I shall have to pull up more of the sticky tiles that are currently there and take a proper look. Ive only broke off a corner and it looked like concrete! Thanks
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    New front door fitted to close to the floor

    Yeah UPVC, they raised it just by placing a load of packers under the foot plate / sill thing and squirting expanding foam under it, you couldn’t step on it for a few days as it caved in the middle. I think like you said, its most likely the surveyors fault. The window was a terrible fit, had...
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    New front door fitted to close to the floor

    Hello! I had a new front door fitted a couple of weeks ago and they have fitted it too close to the floor so not only can I not tile the floor I had planned I can just about get a door mat under it! Is there a correct height? Or is it all different and down to the fitter to make sure...
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    Why is the cable going to the shower melting?

    Well it was, but this new thick earth cable was the one the fitter put in! The worrying thing is he put in a higher rated shower, 7.5kw to 10.5kw and moved the shower from one end of the room to the other. As far as we can tell he never ran this new earth to the consumer box so god knows where...
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    Why is the cable going to the shower melting?

    Hello My brother has had his shower moved when he had the bathroom refitted. Recently the shower had been cutting out, loosing all power then sometimes coming back on by itself. I took a look and it looks like the ceiling pull switch was to blame because if you held the cord tight but not...
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    Cutting down a interior door

    At least I know why it was splitting, I was running it from one end to the other! Problem is, it makes such a mess, im my tiny flat :? The doors im buying will be solid wood. If I wanted to go down the handsaw route and I right in thinking solid timber door dont have staples in the...
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    Cutting down a interior door

    Hi I havnt got a circular saw but do have a electric planer. I need to remove around 10mm of the top and bottom of a timber door. I used the electric planer before and its very violent and creates lots of rough edges and splits the wood very easy (was roughly cutting down the old doors when...
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    Cant find these blocks anywhere!

    Thanks for that, I have sent them the details so im just waiting now! Thanks
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    Cant find these blocks anywhere!

    Bump :)
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    Cant find these blocks anywhere!

    there back now! :-)
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    Cant find these blocks anywhere!

    hmmm they were there just a minute ago! It says on the thread there are images but now there not showing! I think the hosting site is down or playing up, ill try again in a minute Thanks
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