Recent content by JBPHS

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    installing a new shower tray

    Install tray on a riser kit (can be supplied with trays). If you are having skirting, build that away from the wall enough to accommodate waste pipe or similar sort of boxing. I wouldn't advise a horizontal chase of possibly half the depth of wall skin as previously suggested. Some photos...
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    ISAR HE24 boiler, pathetic showers are killing me!

    An electric shower is a good idea for when the Isar breaks down (not if). James.
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    What to use to fill the gap?

    The tiling looks like a DIY attempt. James.
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    Combustion chamber

    Let him in ffs, it should be all or nothing. I can't understand why you can be on the main site but not in the CC if you have the relevant credentials. James.
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    Hell no Hep2o

    SGM, I agree that plastic pipe manufacturers will find a way out of any guarantee. The only way the guarantee can be honoured without doubt is if their own fitters installed the pipe and fittings. The guarantees on offer is not worth the paper they are written on. The guarantee is only there to...
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    Hell no Hep2o

    Oh yes, because it could have been installed on the wrong type of WC or does the external wall have the wrong type of insulation? Plastic fitting, connected to same brand of plastic pipe (evidence of it being fully inserted into said fitting), with same brand of pipe insert (fully inserted)...
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    Hell no Hep2o

    Some house insurance policies do exclude cover relating to failure due to plastic pipe, (as stated in my previous comment). Same with PLI's some only cover for 6 months after installation. We are talking about a fitting that has completely come away from the pipe, not just a slight drip...
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    Hell no Hep2o

    Hi guys, thanks all for your input. Ok full story of one scenario that has occurred: Homeowners (chap is in the plumbing & heating trade and is no fool) were away for the weekend. They arrive back to house with water everywhere. Isolated water supply and the faulty fitting was identified as a...
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