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  1. sparkwright replied to the thread What height for light switch.

    I was going to say 55" to the top of the box (y) that's how I always did them.

    14 Apr 2021 at 7:00 PM
  2. sparkwright replied to the thread Garage door paint second coat prep.

    Safest option.

    13 Apr 2021 at 9:46 PM
  3. sparkwright replied to the thread Pull switch help.

    Tell us the markings on the new switch (in case it's a 2 way one you have - in which case there will be three terminals to correctly...

    13 Apr 2021 at 8:41 PM
  4. sparkwright replied to the thread Oversized blank plate.

    Can you drill some new 3.5mm holes in the back of the back box, and use long screws/extensions?

    13 Apr 2021 at 7:40 PM
  5. sparkwright replied to the thread Oversized blank plate.

    Bit of a long shot, and I make no apologies for not researching the dimensions or reading every single post, but would two standard...

    13 Apr 2021 at 7:07 PM
  6. sparkwright replied to the thread Exterior Woodwork.

    The ONLY water-based paint I would use on exterior woodwork is Sadolin Superdec, available in gloss or satin. Sand all surfaces all...

    12 Apr 2021 at 8:56 PM
  7. sparkwright replied to the thread Metal Clad Sockets: Advice installing.

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    12 Apr 2021 at 5:24 PM
  8. sparkwright replied to the thread Garage door paint second coat prep.

    Only a month? Not that long then. I thought Hammerite products had more detail on the tin about second coats, obviously not then.

    10 Apr 2021 at 9:38 PM
  9. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint crack lines appearing on door frames.

    Isn't the caulk more flexible though?

    10 Apr 2021 at 7:09 PM
  10. sparkwright replied to the thread Garage door paint second coat prep.

    Not sure what the tin says, or how long exactly ago you did the first coat, but personally I would give it a light sanding all over to...

    10 Apr 2021 at 7:07 PM
  11. sparkwright replied to the thread Paint crack lines appearing on door frames.

    I suspect the cracks were there before, then they got painted over, then natural movement has opened them up again. Those gaps/cracks...

    9 Apr 2021