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  1. Madrab replied to the thread Is the kitchen waste outlet pipe too high?.

    In saying that, looking at the pic I must say I've seen worse but the trap and associated pipework will be full of water up to the level...

    5 Aug 2020 at 10:55 PM
  2. Madrab replied to the thread Is the kitchen waste outlet pipe too high?.

    All depends on what was in before really. The outlfow through the wall would have been cut to take the original waste setup. Invariably...

    5 Aug 2020 at 10:51 PM
  3. Madrab replied to the thread Replacing a douche valve head thingy.

    There are a load of steps that the water needs to go through to get to the dirty water running off someone when running a shower, shower...

    5 Aug 2020 at 8:56 PM
  4. Madrab replied to the thread Replacing a douche valve head thingy.

    It would just be called the spray head but if the douche is connected to the mains then the whole thing should be disconnected and...

    5 Aug 2020 at 3:28 PM
  5. Madrab replied to the thread Is the kitchen waste outlet pipe too high?.

    The one you have is a McAlpine double bowl kit (SSK2) by the looks of it. I must say though that I don't think it's the trap kit that's...

    5 Aug 2020 at 10:14 AM
  6. Madrab replied to the thread Hi boiler pressure rising slowly never going back...

    A proper Part L loop would normally be supplied with caps too. They are screwed onto the end of each valve so if they did start to pass...

    5 Aug 2020 at 10:05 AM
  7. Madrab replied to the thread slanting radiator pipes.

    .... and get those ISO valves swapped out while you're at it, they're not designed for use on central heating and will leak eventually

    4 Aug 2020 at 9:39 PM
  8. Madrab replied to the thread Compression Tee to Garden tap washers.

    For that exact reason, never can tell how many washers would be needed to get every make of tap to align properly. If they supplied it...

    4 Aug 2020 at 4:51 PM
  9. Madrab replied to the thread Is the kitchen waste outlet pipe too high?.

    All that pipework, up to the outflow will be left full of water, it will drain but it certainly isn't correct. It isn't designed to hold...

    4 Aug 2020 at 9:44 AM
  10. Madrab replied to the thread Hi boiler pressure rising slowly never going back...

    Nope, leave it for now and see if it drops, if it does then that points towards an expansion issue.

    3 Aug 2020 at 5:00 PM
  11. Madrab replied to the thread Diagnosing possible toilet leak?.

    It always is the last parts that tend to be head scratchers. If the glaze in the pan is good quality then it shouldn't stain at all, it...

    3 Aug 2020 at 4:59 PM
  12. Madrab replied to the thread Diagnosing possible toilet leak?.

    Any food colouring in the house? Colour the water in the pan and leave it, then test the water underneath with light coloured paper,...

    3 Aug 2020 at 3:31 PM
  13. Madrab replied to the thread Hi boiler pressure rising slowly never going back...

    Blue valve is meant to be like that, not an issue. Does it drop at all after the boiler's been off for a while?

    3 Aug 2020 at 3:27 PM
  14. Madrab replied to the thread Diagnosing possible toilet leak?.

    Has the bathroom floor been mopped recently?

    3 Aug 2020 at 3:23 PM
  15. Madrab replied to the thread Hi boiler pressure rising slowly never going back...

    We need to know what make/model of boiler. Just drag and drop the pictures from your desktop into the box

    3 Aug 2020 at 2:24 PM