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    Kitchen - quartz worktop

    Hello all, looking for place who can supply and fit the quartz worktop, there are so many options out there, what is the best place to get this done? Please help out here. Many thanks.
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    Below flat complaint of my water leak? Why so sure??

    Ok. A bit of a story here. I had a complaint from the below flat about a leak from my flat? The baseman flat also complained. Me - 1st floor Complaint 1 - Ground Floor flat Complaint 2 - baseman flat So the situation is, Had a look at ground floor flat, the leak comes half way through her...
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    Best MDF edge sealer?

    Many many thanks for the advice! Am I correct in saying that my edges are too badly cut? And what am I best off to do? Get them cut again? It is a good 4 metres of mdf I will need if this is the case :( Is there any way round this?
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    Best MDF edge sealer?

    Hello all. Just wondering what you guys do to seal up the edges on mdf? So far, I have seen: -Undercoat primer -wood filler -PVA with water THere are a lot more but I forgot what they are now.. Also, found this vid on youtube, looking at 4:31 - that stuff looks pretty amazing. What's...
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    kitchen : (cooker to socket distance)

    Hi What is the distance for sockets to the Hob? I had an electrician yesterday to say that it is 300mm, another one said it is 150mm? My sockets are currently 150mm away from the Hob. Can someone confirm who is actually right? Many thanks
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    Do I need a new electric certificate?

    OK. so in short. The flat was rented out and already had certificate. i bought it and had some renovation work done. It had new electric for spot light supply in the ceiling. New electrics in the bathroom. New plugs put around (about 6) Nothing had been touched in the fuse box. Do I...
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    Corner bead on existing dry wall

    Hello guys Planning to do my corner bead on the walls at the moment. The guy who converted this flat did a very bad job with the corners. Instead of using corner bead, he used 2 separate strips, which I've never seen before. Anyway, Am I correct in saying that in order to do this, I will...
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    plastering around electric back box

    Oh that's great. thanks very much for your advice! :)
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    plastering around electric back box

    Nice one. thanks very much Can I just ask what else can I use Gypsum one coat plaster on? Can I use it for plastering corner bead?
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    what wood for drawers?

    Hello all. I am building a desk at the moment. Building the drawers now. What wood would you go for? MDF, plywood? -The faces of the drawer -The internal Layers of the drawer What thickness for the face? -18mm or -12mm? What Thickness for the internal? -18mm or -12mm? Many thanks...
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    plastering around electric back box

    Thanks for the input :)
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    plastering around electric back box

    Hi, When relocating electric back box, do I have to use proper plaster - the brown plaster to do the filling? Can I use a joint compound or filler at all? Thanks, Gaz
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    dot and dab tiling

    Thanks for the advice Paul. Yea, I will see what I can do with the tiles! Am I going to get major issue with leaks do you think if I use the bathroom as is for now??
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    dot and dab tiling

    Hello all, I know dot and dab is not the right way to tile. I had been a victim of dot and dab, the fitter had done it this way, I complaint and did not get anywhere, now he had ran away! So leaving me all these mess to sort. Budget is an issue for me at the moment, I do want to get it...
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