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  1. Madrab replied to the thread Marks in toilet bowls.

    Get the builders back in

    24 Jan 2020 at 7:59 AM
  2. Madrab replied to the thread System PH question..

    Meet another one then, plus a number of other chaps that I know, that where I was given the tip. If the system needs bled all the time...

    23 Jan 2020 at 9:13 PM
  3. Madrab replied to the thread Cold water feed round soil stack.

    Just use a cold former, that'll give you the radius you'll need if you're using plastic.

    23 Jan 2020 at 9:05 PM
  4. Madrab replied to the thread Move radiator without draining system.

    Absolutely no need to IMO, as long as the other rad valves shut down properly and even then. Don't forget the inhibitor (y)

    23 Jan 2020 at 9:03 PM
  5. Madrab replied to the thread Cold water feed round soil stack.

    Can't see your pic - is it this one? https://www.diynot.com/diy/media/loo.103880/

    23 Jan 2020 at 2:11 PM
  6. Madrab replied to the thread Bathroom advice.

    Yup, as mentioned previously, I'd be drilling the beam.

    23 Jan 2020 at 2:08 PM
  7. Madrab replied to the thread Move radiator without draining system.

    Erm ..... yes. If it's a sealed system then shut off all the rads at their valves, drain the rad you want to change. Using that rads...

    23 Jan 2020 at 2:01 PM
  8. Madrab replied to the thread Washing Machine making Gurgling noises from the sink..

    Put the plugs in the sink, does it get quieter/disappear? Unfortunately you will always get gurgling noises from the sinks in that...

    22 Jan 2020 at 7:57 AM
  9. Madrab replied to the thread Slow draining bathroom basin.

    Good stuff, some of the stuff you get down a basin is quite gooey so a worm auger will get through it no bother but it might not...

    21 Jan 2020 at 9:00 PM
  10. Madrab replied to the thread "Gas" in Radiators.

    The litmus should be as close to neutral (7 - olive) as possible, CH water especially if it hasn't been flushed properly, will tend to...

    21 Jan 2020 at 8:14 AM
  11. Madrab replied to the thread Advice on plumbing a new house.

    The 2 main options are stored hot water or a combi. You are correct that a combi will only effectively feed 2 hot water outlet at a...

    20 Jan 2020 at 7:52 AM
  12. Madrab replied to the thread Water out of taps boiling hot - Help please :).

    I have to agree with @JimCrow , the safety discharge pipe (D2) for your unvented cylinder is not correct and isn't safe, both the size...

    19 Jan 2020 at 8:03 PM
  13. Madrab replied to the thread Decent Taps?.

    Most manufacturers only guarantee the ceramic 1/4 turn taps now for 2 years, whereas you will get 5 years on the older style turn down...

    18 Jan 2020
  14. Madrab replied to the thread Advice on plumbing a new house.

    How many radiators, I take it they'll be smaller given it's a new house with higher levels of insulation? If it's a larger system, even...

    18 Jan 2020
  15. Madrab replied to the thread Boss not sitting straight.

    The usual problem with these is that the pipe nor the boss has been prepared, if it's shiny black pipe then the glue sometimes won't...

    18 Jan 2020