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    Help wanted with kitchen drain waste pipe blocked

    Thanks guys, and Thanks Hugh, I'll see what I can do about a photo siphoned most of the water out already. and I'll measure the pipe. I got a spare bit of pipe it says 40mm / 43mm on the pipe.
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    Help wanted with kitchen drain waste pipe blocked

    I have a blocked 43mm white PVC waste pipe. I have cleaned the traps underneath the sinks. The internal pipe is about 6m long and has 2 sinks inline along its length. Where it goes out the wall it is all glued together and has a length of about 2m where it then goes into the soil stack. On...
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    Changing the look of the external render

    My house is rendered outside with dark grey chippings. It looks kinda dark and depressing. Would it be ok if I brushed off all the chippings and painted it white? Also I noticed there is a crack running up vertical in part of the render, it is about 1mm wide. Should I use some sort of...
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    Timed TRVs

    Well I did wonder if it was a thing but apparently it is https://www.screwfix.com/c/heating-plumbing/smart-trvs/cat831024 cheapest is £22 Does anyone here use them ? or are you all either just letting the whole house heat up or running around turning all upstairs to frost during the day...
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    Boiler query

    Ahhh, kind of makes sense. Much more sense than what I did. What about upper pressure showing 1.3 when in use? I suppose if it was over pressured it would vent out anyway.
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    Boiler query

    Do you have to drain down the heating system before checking and pumping up the expansion vessel? Mine was 0.5 bar when I checked it which is manufacturer recommendation, so I did not have to do anything just pumped it a tiny bit, to compensate for the loss when I disconnected. I checked mine...
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    Glowworm 30CXi PCB board

    Thank you, I have a SYMSI7 so that's good to know.
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    Glowworm 30CXi PCB board

    Hi, Can anyone tell me what the little tab which is included in the kit is for? thanks https://www.plumbnation.co.uk/boiler-spares/product/glowworm-2000802731-pcb-hxi-cxi-sxi/
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    Panasonic bread maker SD 2511

    I'm just going to leave this here https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnKirkwoodProFoodHomemade/videos
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    Updating with the solution. I searched and turned my whole house upside down looking for the washing machine receipt and warranty information to see if it was still within warranty (it's been about 2 and half years). I did not find it. I removed the controller board from the machine, took...
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    Any Hoover engineers here? w/m HNL 842 module replacement

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll take a look and have a go. Update in a month or 2 when I have tried.
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    Any Hoover engineers here? w/m HNL 842 module replacement

    I have a Hoover w/m from around 2006, It has a burnt out PCB control module, Looks to me like a track has burnt through the board, no components burnt out. It is a Nextra 6kg HNL 842 The boards for these seem to cover a wide range of models all looking the same. I have looked at hoover...
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    What is this?

    28:15 32:28 - 32:40 33:20 - 33:45 Those horizontal lines every 6 courses he has made and he put some metal into one of them?
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    The filter was clean. No recall for this model unfortunately. Reset method does not fix the problem. Thank you for your help.
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    Hi, Any trade in the UK here? I wonder how I can get trained in washing machine repair? Anyway, This is about 2 and half years old, cost £190 when new. Indesit IWC71452eco UK model. It has been lightly used since new never overloaded. It worked fine up to Monday then yesterday...
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