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    Noises close coupled on suite cistern

    sounds about right Terry, I will try and upload the video
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    Noises close coupled on suite cistern

    Ok Guys Daughter just sent me a video, her toilet cistern is making a funny noise, house is not that old 10 years or so, the toilet flushes ok, but the fill valve is making a funny noise, she sent me a video on WhatsApp but I cannot get it onto this site
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    Re-sighting valiant 418 to Gable end in loft

    Very informative Meldrews Mate, many thanks, do you know if there are any regulations for proper loft ladders and a walkway to the boiler, lighting already up there for the guy who will do the annual service, the ladder that I have at the moment I made out of spare hydraulic pipe and welded it...
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    Re-sighting valiant 418 to Gable end in loft

    A bit of advice guys please, about 3 years ago I replaced my old Glowworm fuelsaver MKII that I installed in 1986 (in the days when you could) previously worked in a local shipyard in metal work, always around the plumbers etc. I had it replaced with a Valiant 418 eco tec boiler, also at the...
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    replacement pop up plug for sister in laws bathroom sink

    I wonder is someone could point me in the right direction to obtaining a replacement plug, my sister in law has been using bleach (she no longer does) which does not go down well with chrome, her pop up plug 1 1/2 inch diameter with a o ring attached it has a central internal thread attached...
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    White Knight Gas tumble dryer model BG442/1

    Hi All, a little advice please on changing the thermostats on my White Knight Gas Tumble dryer BG442/1, i have found that the gas is not switching off and cycling as it should which would leave me to believe that the thermostats possibly need changing, any advice would be appreciated...
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    remove mcalpine shallow shower waste

    Jim that is a brilliant suggestion, and low and behold it works a treat, i am obliged to you
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    remove mcalpine shallow shower waste

    Can't remember Hot & Cold, it was quite some time ago, ive ordered a tool off e bay, i will give it a try and put some wellie on it, if the tool breaks i have not lost nothing, the only other way i can think of is to use a multi tool and put a series of cuts into the plastic but i will have...
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    remove mcalpine shallow shower waste

    Hi, i wish it were that simple, I suspect that over the years it has become quite solid, i installed it and recall using the internal piece to tighten the threads, undoing is another matter, what i expect will happen is that the plastic will break on the tool that you use to undo it, but i...
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    remove mcalpine shallow shower waste

    Hi All, i am tidying up my bathroom and the old mcalpine shallow waste outlet is past its best the chrome has come off the plastic as outlined in the photograph, any suggestion on how to get this old was off without having a major headache on my hands,
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    fit TRV to towel rail

    HI All, I need to fit a TRV to my existing towel rail in the bathroom, it is possible to get away with it without removing the existing boss that fits into the radiator, are they all a uniformed machined fitting that will interchange,
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    Wiring of a wired CCTV system

    Thanks Lamchamps, yes they appear to have everything in the box, and there are 4 cameras and they have a dvd recorder as well each camera is supplied with 20 mtrs of cable, but the coax cable seemed like a good route to go, they all come out in a little box just near the tv just below the unit...
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    Wiring of a wired CCTV system

    Hi Guys, I wonder if anyone could help me out my daughter is having neigbour troubles and her and her husband have invested in a wired cctv system with a dvd recorder question is this, in her lounge (the house is 3 years old ) there is a box on the wall near to where her tv and sky box...
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    Stainless steel sink,

    HI My Daughter is in a new property which is 3 years old, she has a a stainless steel sink which is fitted into the worktop, (well fitted from underneath) she called me last night to say she hand a leak under her sink and said she though it was the copper pipework (there is nothing wrong with...
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    honeywell 3 way valve v4073a

    it appears you were right doitall,it is the v4044c i have been onto honeywell, they knew exactly what it was, told me to link grey and white, which becomes live, neutral to neutral, earth to earth and make orange electrically safe, here goes :wink: and it works a treat, :shock:
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