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    Death House

    my house was like that when I moved in... i had wall lights driven off a plug plugged into the wall sockets below with the wire chased up the wall... etc this was all hidden by the furnature so you don't see this stuff until you move in. needless to say it was all rewired.
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    Soil pipe through joists - HELP!!!

    there must be a supporting wall under that floor.... otherwise you would have seen the ceiling bow and if there was a bath there... well it would have fallen thru to be sure
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    Decking paint on PVC windows and doors

    this can be done with some UPVC installers cleaner, not sure what is is called... BUT if you use something else be careful as the UPVC will do dull....
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    Air vent question

    i've seen bodge jobs like this before, don't worry easy fix. they just need to take 1-2 bricks off around the property and allow for drainage so that the bricks are not right next to the house, like another person said. if not corrected this WILL affect your DPC and you WILL have rising...
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    help trying to find white 110mm or 100mm soil stack items

    Hi All, I am looking for simple stuff... all solvent weld pipework none of this push fit stuff 100mm 92.5 degree branch in white 50mm reducer that will fit inside the 100mm pipe 50mm pipe in white 100mm pipe in white 100mm end cap the solvent pipework must be flat on the...
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    Plumbing & Drainage Pipe work woes

    can't find it, tried the first page of google no sites sell a solvent white version.... I found something similar but one site wanted £60 for something that should really only cost £8...
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    Plumbing & Drainage Pipe work woes

    I can find the parts in the USA but not here in the UK it's SCH40 pipe work also....
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    Plumbing & Drainage Pipe work woes

    pictures are not pushfit... yes there is a selco they don't have :(
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    mark up on materials.

    when times were hard I stopped my own handyman business and got a J.O.B with handyman firm and they trained us up with phrases like... £1 a squirt (basically a pull of the trigger) when then whole tube only costs £2 and things like, string out a 30min job to 45mins so we can charge them...
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    drainage parts required

    I am looking for simple stuff... all solvent weld pipework none of this push fit stuff 100mm 92.5 degree branch in white 50mm reducer that will fit inside the 100mm pipe 50mm pipe in white 100mm pipe in white 100mm end cap the solvent pipework must be flat on the outside like...
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    Plumbing & Drainage Pipe work woes

    Hi All, I am looking for simple stuff... all solvent weld pipework none of this push fit stuff 100mm 92.5 degree branch in white 50mm reducer that will fit inside the 100mm pipe 50mm pipe in white 100mm pipe in white 100mm end cap the solvent pipework must be flat on the outside...
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    plasterboarding over plaster and lathe - help ?!?!?!?

    i have a room size of 3200mm x 4000mm. i've had a leak and the plaster and lathe is now coming loose. the leak is now repaired but the ceiling needs repairing. now i'm a general handyman and trying to workout the quickest and cleanest way to fix this, as it is in my bedroom, which has...
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    bamboo flooring - now has gaps

    hi, i have had bamboo flooring fitted about 2 years ago, glued on the join. it has now developed a gap in the middle of the walkway it has seperated the middle two planks for about a 3m length. how can i rectify this?? i have tried the flooring crowbar thing... im going to try the...
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    perlin question

    i intend to put a support on every rafter going across straight down to the loft floor joists from will this surfice? or should i replace the damaged perlin and support the perlin the same way?
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