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    Central Heating cable size

    Hi EFLImpudence Thanks for your reply. I thought that the HO5VV-F part stood for the cable size ie. 0.5mm, but your telling me that its actually the 3x1 which is the cable size. Is there any way to double check the cable size ie by measuring/checking the physical size/diameter of the cable...
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    Central Heating cable size

    Hi Need a bit of help/advice regarding the current wiring of my oil-fired central heating system, which was installed by the previous owners. Basically, there is a white single flex cable running underground in conduit from my house to the shed to feed a warmflow 70/90 oil boiler, boiler...
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    Advice needed for tiling around Bath

    Hi I was going to use a bit of aquapanel anyway. I have a bit left over from the bath panel I made. As for studding out the wall, I'm a bit reluctant to do that as the walls are brick and the ceiling has an artex pattern.
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    Advice needed for tiling around Bath

    I'm tiling all my bathroom walls, floor and even a tiled bath problem, but I have a slight problem which I'm looking for advice on. Basically, I have a query regarding tiling round my bath. You see my bath sits against 3 walls and is nearly the full length of my bathroom except for a...
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    Advice needed for fitting plywood floor and bath panel

    Not sure if this is the right section for my question but here goes. In my bathroom, I am tiling onto floorboards + WBP plywood layer and an aquapanel bath panel. (New frame for bath panel also has to be fitted). Its only a small bathroom with one bath panel required along the longer side of...
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    Advice needed with fitting ply floor and bath panel

    Not sure if this is the right section for my question but here goes. In my bathroom, I am tiling onto floorboards + WBP plywood layer and an aquapanel bath panel. (New frame for bath panel also has to be fitted). Its only a small bathroom with one bath panel required along the longer side of...
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    Tiling Bath Panel & Floor

    Not sure if this is the right section for my question but here goes. In my bathroom, I am tiling onto floorboards + WBP plywood layer and an aquapanel bath panel. (New frame for bath panel also has to be fitted). Its only a small bathroom with one bath panel required along the longer side of...
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    Bathroom Plastering

    Hi Thanks for your advice. Excuse me if my next question sounds stupid but what do you mean by dot and dab? Also instead of using plasterdoard, i have a bit of aqualpanel left over from making a bath panel, could I use this and if so after leveling the wall with bonding what would be the...
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    Plastering a wooden frame

    Hi I am for tiling my bathroom but I have a slight problem with the hotpress in my bathrrom. Basically the walls in my bathroom are plastered brick walls except for above the door frame into my hotpress. As you can see from my picture there was just a wooden panel above the hotpress door...
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    Bathroom Plastering

    Hi If I use the bonding plaster would I have to wet the area with water or coat it with PVA before applying the bonding? And If I then skim the bonding coat with a finish plaster, how long do I wait after applying the bonding before I apply the finish coat? And again do I have to wet or...
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    Bathroom Plastering

    Hi I'm new to this forum, so please excuse me if the questions I ask have already been answered on this forum. I have a bit of DIY plastering to do in my bathroom before I tile all the walls and floor, and I am looking for a bit of advice. Basically, the previous owner of my house installed...
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