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  1. motorbiking replied to the thread Metal or Plastic light in Zone 1 of Bathroom.

    You need to make sure it has the correct IP rating.

    17 Jun 2021 at 11:12 AM
  2. motorbiking replied to the thread Recommend me a hat.

    Hanky with knots?

    17 Jun 2021 at 10:40 AM
  3. motorbiking replied to the thread Gap houses.

    Courts are full of LL who can’t get bad tenants out. The above article seemed to quote hearsay and focus on rent control. Why can’t a...

    17 Jun 2021 at 10:38 AM
  4. motorbiking replied to the thread Gap houses.

    renters in the U.K. have excellent rights - minimum 2 months notice for rolling tenancy termination. - rent increases can be appealed...

    17 Jun 2021 at 7:30 AM
  5. motorbiking replied to the thread Advice needed on swapping dishwasher and washing machine.

    A picture would probably help. But ideally you need to be able to isolate the appliances in the event there is an electrical fault....

    16 Jun 2021 at 3:24 PM
  6. motorbiking replied to the thread Insulation Confusion.

    All these insulation firms try to sell you tools to calculate it. its not hard. Thermal conductivity is a bit confusing as its...

    15 Jun 2021 at 3:00 PM
  7. motorbiking replied to the thread Insulation Confusion.

    I think you are confusing the numbers thermal conductivity with resistance. The U value is 1 divided by Thermal resistance: 2.25...

    14 Jun 2021 at 1:53 PM
  8. motorbiking replied to the thread How best to attach this light fitting to the ceiling?.

    Maybe put some additional holes in and use self tapping plaster board fixings. If you have access to the void above a noggin of wood...

    14 Jun 2021 at 1:32 PM
  9. motorbiking replied to the thread What type of drain.

    Its a Foul water drain. It will need to be moved as part of your extension. Basically the builder will dig it out back to the clay...

    14 Jun 2021 at 11:18 AM
  10. motorbiking replied to the thread Deep rendering cracks 1930s house.

    Is it a single skin bay window? i.e. about 5" thick?

    11 Jun 2021
  11. motorbiking posted a new thread.

    Replacing/modifying iron soil pipe

    I'm in the process of buying a house. The first job I will need to do is replace the 1960s bathroom. At the moment the WC goes down in...

    soil pipe.jpg

    Forum: Building

    11 Jun 2021
  12. motorbiking replied to the thread Deep rendering cracks 1930s house.

    What does it look like on the inside? I note they have installed UPVC windows. many original 1930s houses had the windows built in as...

    11 Jun 2021
  13. motorbiking replied to the thread GHIC card..

    nope

    11 Jun 2021
  14. motorbiking replied to the thread GHIC card..

    Isn't this due to the Schengen restrictions for 3rd countries? - if you are an EU citizen it shouldn't apply.

    11 Jun 2021
  15. motorbiking replied to the thread GHIC card..

    There has never been an EU wide standard national healthcare system. Each member state has its own system. The EHIC only ever granted...

    11 Jun 2021