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    Worcester Flue Location - one for the RGI's

    Many thanks for everyone's input, I have also had the below confirmation from Worcester Bosch today Dear Paul Thank you for your enquiry. The distance from a vertical flue to a horizontal flue is 1200 this is the required separation. We have included the image from the installation manual as...
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    Worcester Flue Location - one for the RGI's

    Hi Rocket, Many thanks for your comments, I had already discussed a similar idea about running some flue externally before turning it (but hadn't thought about then going vertical) I think it might look a bit rough - but it's an idea, I have emailed Worcester Bosch myself, as my RGI still...
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    Worcester Flue Location - one for the RGI's

    Flue can be drilled from the inside if going through the wall, so not so bad, getting on that lower roof isn't too bad as RGI was up there with a tape measure Thanks for the reply though
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    Worcester Flue Location - one for the RGI's

    Hi all, Firstly, this is not some work I am trying to do myself, I have a RGI who has been out to the property, taken some pictures and emailed them to Worcester technical, should get a reply within 24 hours but a week later and lots of chasing, still no reply. Please see below picture, row of...
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    Damp Chimney (with a difference) - Pictures attached

    I'm sure it's damp not salt looking at the original pictures at the top of the thread
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    Damp Chimney (with a difference) - Pictures attached

    Hi all, Small update, I have now hacked off all the plaster, brickwork behind seems dry, I cleared all the debris from down the chimney - this was very dry so I am sure the damp is not coming down The floor, I removed a think concrete infill, to reveal what I think is the original hearth - the...
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    Damp Chimney (with a difference) - Pictures attached

    Thanks guys, to clarify the questions the last picture is my property next door I stood and boarded out the the fire place so wasn't an issue with the soot still there Sorry, the fireplace is open (the one at the rear of this property is blocked up exactly the same but with no issue) This is...
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    Damp Chimney (with a difference) - Pictures attached

    Hi all, Really appreciate anyone's thoughts on these pictures Property built around 1810 Chimneys are closed at the bottom, and upstairs, but open chimney pots This is the front room, house undergoing refurbishment, have had the paper off a few weeks and it's always looked like this, weather...
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    Some Radiators Not heating at all .........

    System has never worked, was storage heaters before, he bought the rads, and fitted the pipework, copper tails to the rads, john guest back the the boiler, guy who fitted the boiler ran 22mm flow from the boiler to the 22mm john guest, but 15mm from return on boiler to 15mm john guest, for some...
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    Some Radiators Not heating at all .........

    Hi guys, Was asked to look at friends heating yesterday, said some of the radiators weren't getting warm, thought a good flush out and balancing would get things sorted. It's only 12 months old, boiler is a oil firebird I think (very oversized) combi Flushed all the rads out, flushed...
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    Gate Post Issue

    Thanks for everyone’s comments, I am going to see the installer this morning, as the concrete man called me early to say he wants to come and shutter today, ready for the concrete pouring on Thursday, so he better get digging. Re the wind factor, I had already realised that, so have been...
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    Gate Post Issue

    The bloke who made it came up with two ideas 1. as I described above, but also try and brace to the next fence post, but worried it might brake that too. 2. Dig out the concrete with a braker, make the base bigger, lots more concrete, Paul
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    Gate Post Issue

    Don't really want a wheel, having that impressed patterned concrete, and will be angled to let the water run away, spent a fortune on the gate frame and post, so it should stay put, any other ideas ? Thanks, Paul
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    Gate Post Issue

    Hi guys, Had some close board fencing fitted, along with a very big gate. It's about 4 meters long, with a metal frame, and metal post, now over boarded both sides with close board fencing. The guy who made the gate, fitted the post, it's about 2 foot under ground, with two barrow loads of...
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    Square over bath shower screen box ??

    Hello all, I am after an over bath shower screen, that forms a box, (sorry, not a great description) please see picture, there is a panel missing from the left end of the screen to the wall (you can see the wall fixing) my dad's is broken, probably about 15 years old I know, but can't seem to...
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