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  1. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Air Admittance Valve - 40mm on a Toilet.

    Theoretically no as the 50mm one is rated 6.7l per second but in practice people get away with far worse. If the toilet outlet is not...

    28 Feb 2020 at 1:05 AM
  2. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Pressure loss, drops visibly straight after topping up.

    Correct. Nothing is guaranteed, but it would be very weird if it did affect it

    28 Feb 2020 at 1:00 AM
  3. John D v2.0 replied to the thread McAlpine 90mm Shower Trap Installation.

    You can often mix and match parts on mcalpine traps if you need a part that they don't stock anywhere at a reasonable price., I was...

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:58 AM
  4. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Pressure loss, drops visibly straight after topping up.

    Yes the immersion heater only needs water in the cylinder and the heating side pressure is not relevant. However the immersion will only...

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:51 AM
  5. John D v2.0 replied to the thread When taps are on full water goes cold.

    When you say the water goes cold do you mean the boiler cuts out and the water goes freezing or it just isn't as warm as you expect? in...

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:27 AM
  6. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Blocked central heating pipe.

    Glad it's sorted, but I've no idea how balancing fixed it if switching all the other rads off it only just got lukewarm at the top....

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:20 AM
  7. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Notches over holes?.

    Not really, but your house is unlikely to fall down, most likely is the odd extra crack in the ceiling below and heavier noises from...

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:08 AM
  8. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Pressure loss, drops visibly straight after topping up.

    It won't be a white one, that would be the one for the hot water cylinder, the heating one would be red. It might need topping up, but...

    28 Feb 2020 at 12:06 AM
  9. John D v2.0 replied to the thread leak between neighbours and my roof.

    Really the original roofer would be responsible ultimately but that's a matter for your neighbour. Between you and next door it's down...

    27 Feb 2020 at 12:31 PM
  10. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Major leak in kitchen - Builders/Roofers please help.

    Didn't spot the weep holes but you are right. Maybe the tray does exist, although the weep holes might be there for decoration rather...

    26 Feb 2020 at 3:05 PM
  11. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Major leak in kitchen - Builders/Roofers please help.

    It's not clear from what you wrote but cavity walls work by allowing rain water through the outer leaf and then it drops harmlessly down...

    25 Feb 2020 at 11:23 PM
  12. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Deep notch in floor beam for shower trap..

    Vertical drop would only do that without an aav. You need an aav or a vent at the top of any significant drop and you would need to do...

    25 Feb 2020 at 11:07 PM
  13. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Rewire Regulations.

    Hopefully he has put that in writing because the court will have him pay for the whole rewire to be done again if it's due to his...

    24 Feb 2020 at 10:12 PM
  14. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Rewire Regulations.

    What a Joker he just sees everyone s a walking cash machine, doesn't matter what you say he will just keep invoicing you at random,...

    23 Feb 2020 at 5:01 PM
  15. John D v2.0 replied to the thread Boiler condensate pipe connection.

    I'm not sure if that flexible white pipe complies with any regulations for soil vent pipe use! You'll likely get away with it, but...

    23 Feb 2020 at 2:04 PM