I have fitted a chrome plated 1 Way Switch to replace a standard plastic one.
I understand that the convention is for the rocker switch to be up in the OFF position.
The rocker switch is not that well aligned on the plate and looks better on the wall when it is upside down. The means...
I have a metal bottle trap being pulled when the WC is flushed.
I am trying to fit an in line anti syphon fitting, but the wife would rather I didn't as it would be visible.
If I were to entend the plastic tube which is inside the trap would this help the trap from being pulled or...
Many thanks for your replies.
The built in time switch did fail and I replaced it with a new one about 20 months ago and it seems to have been fine ???
I agree that the boiler needs a service.
What does the photocell do ? Is it changed during the service ?
Yes - recycling the...
Many thanks for the information regarding pumping over into the F&E tank.
I have a bottle of Fernox Restorer F3 to add to the system which I plan to circulate round at low temperature for a week before draining.
I plan to drain the system down completely before adding the Restorer...
I have an open vented CH system. I am pretty sure there are blockages that need to be re-moved.
We have removed the cold feed pipe and cleared it. The radiators upstairs started to heat up much better.
Once all the blockages are out I am going to treat the system with Fernox...
I have had a contractor install concrete footings for decking.
He used a 5:1 ballast to cement mix ( Rugby Premium Cement ).
I happened to notice that the Use By date on the cement had expired 11 days before he used it ? Is this a potential problem with the strength of the concrete...
I have some whitewood timber built in to the ceiling of my garage which has been there for several years.
I planned to prime, undercoat and paint the timber, when I realised that I may need to seal the knots first.
As the timber is so old and there is no sign of any resin do I need a...