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    How to fill the gap between the tiles and the quartz worktop

    Hi I had a laminate worktop replaced with a Quartz. The quartz is 30mm thick, the laminate was 50mm I think How can I fill In the gap , and have it watertight ?
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    Connect 15mm pipe to a Bottom Entry Toilet Cistern valve

    thanks Yereno, unfortunately, the distance between the valve and the pipe is too small for the flexible pipe thanks Seco Service, the link you attached, are you sure this adaptor is ok, see the 2 review comments about this valve, seems it might not be the right one ?
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    Connect 15mm pipe to a Bottom Entry Toilet Cistern valve

    I bought the following http://www.screwfix.com/p/bottom-entry-toilet-cistern-ball-valve/52836?cm_sp=Search-_-SearchRec-_-Area2&_requestid=263465 and I want to connect this to a 15mm copper pipe What connector do I need to join the 2 up ?
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    decorative tiles thinner than main tiles

    Thanks mate. The product was durabond waterproof fix and grout. I'm not sure durabond is a good brand or not...it was purchased in Northern Ireland. The product says that it is suitable for shower areas, that grouting can be done after 8 hours..... I waited over 72 hours before grouting...
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    decorative tiles thinner than main tiles

    Oh no ! I did use pre mixed waterproof adhesive......the adhesive also serves as grout. It wasnt cheap adhesive, it was one of the good brands. Will I get away with it ? Its plasterboard. The shower wont be used until the 15th July, 10 more days to dry out. I could delay grouting...
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    decorative tiles thinner than main tiles

    I tiled my bath/shower yesterday When tileing, I noticed that the decorative tiles (probably 40 mm square) are thinner than the main tiles. The main tiles are 600mm*300mm) The big tiles are maybe 7mm thick, and the decorative tiles are probably 5mm thick (rough estimate) So the...
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    Coving problem

    Hi In my flat which was built in 1986, there was one bedroom which was big I employed a guy to make it into two rooms.....partition wall was added. The result is that 2 bedrooms now have coving on 3 sides only !! I wonder what options do I have, do I need to remove all the coving...
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    What undercoat. what white paint for new pine door

    I installed a new door for my bedroom Its from B&Q, I think its pine,but I dont know much about wood Its got a light stain, brown colour The door needed cutting a bit, to make it narrower, which is why i got a pine door, which lent itself well to being cut Now I want to paint it...
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    Earth Leakage Trip Switch tripping

    Thanks Its the blue earth protection trip switch which is tripping. What does "cross connection between the pump circuit and the one with the rcd" mean ? What would cause a cross connection ? It worked for 8 years, and now its suddenly it trips the blue switch... Could water explain...
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    Earth Leakage Trip Switch tripping

    Apartment is 8 years old Up until 2 days ago, no problem with electrics. I have a problem now. When I turn on the water, it turns on a pump, to pressurize the water. This causes the "Earth Leakage Trip Switch" to trip. The pump does not turn off, and stays on until the tap is...
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    Electronic device on cold water pipe, what is its function ?

    this device is on a cold water pipe in my airing cupboard, I dont know what it does/ its been turned on for the past 8 years since i moved in to my apartment the cold water pipe in question feeds a little tank (expansion talk of unvented system, and also it feeds the electric shower. i...
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    drilling a hole in wall

    3 weeks have passed and I still havent got around to attaching the baton into the wall can any tell me how can i attach the baton to the wall........... I can only drill into the wall to the depth of the plaster.........which is about 2cm How can I screw in the baton.........i'm a total...
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    50mm to 50mm coupling

    Just found out that there is a PTS a mile away, but I think its closed because its Sunday. As a temporary measure, i used a 50mm non compression joiner, without glueing it on, it's waterproof, but not a permanent solution.
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    50mm to 50mm coupling

    A few years ago, my sink and shower was blocked I tried various things, but I had to call a plumber The plumber had to cut the 50mm pipe, cleared out what was blocking it, and attached a 50mm to 50mm compression coupling. Six years later, the pipe was blocked again. I removed the...
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    drilling a hole in wall

    thanks andy until today i didnt know what a lintel is now i know how to deal with the problem im going to use a wood baton..........
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