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    Building regs - porch and conservatory

    I've just learnt that the requirement for a conservatory to be substantially glazed was removed in England which is where I live, though most local authorities still use this saying there's no definition of what percentage is required. The total glazed area of the walls and roof combined are...
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    Building regs - porch and conservatory

    Hi all, I recently constructed a lean to porch and self build conservatory and have some concerns regarding building regulations. We've become a bit frazzled by this all so any replies are much appreciated. For information we live in a semi detached house and both additions are within 1m of a...
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    Boiler Tripping RCD

    Replaced the switch and all worked great. The washer on the ball cock valve was knackered and dripping outside so I turned the water off, bought a new ball cock valve but I stupidly forgot to turn the water back on before I turned the boiler back on for ten seconds or so. Whatever happened seems...
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    Boiler Tripping RCD

    Just removed the switch from wall and found this...looks like the switch red light indicator has burnt out and taken the wire with it and scorched the wire insulation. In the state shown in the photo the boiler is staying on...at the moment!
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    Boiler Tripping RCD

    Just tried with pump only and pump is fine. Turned on the boiler and after ten mins at about 54 degrees it tripped again. I’m stumped.
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    Boiler Tripping RCD

    Hi Flameport, There’s no obvious signs of leakage, perhaps I spilt a small amount of water into the actuator when cleaning the pump but i was very careful so it seems unlikely. The pump is a Grundfos. Regarding running it on it’s own using flex and a plug, if it was faulty would this process...
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    Boiler Tripping RCD

    Hi Guys, After some advice! I have a gravity fed system with a Vaillant boiler. Over the summer I did a flush with fernox cleaner, drained and added inhibitor. I also rehung two radiators and tested CH and all worked perfectly. Since coming to turn on CH for the cold weather the radiators were...
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