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    Plug and socket melted

    Hi, I have a washing machine one year old, plugged into a double socket wall socket (Lap make) no other appliances use the socket. The other night smoke came out of the back and a burning smell. The washing machine engineer came and found that the plug socket had burnt. The wall socket wiring...
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    Electrical lead on lawnmower

    The Power lead on my Bosch lawnmower that I had for many years the power lead started bunching up, kinking and when I pulled it apart would return to how it was in the end I brought a new lead and in four months it’s gone the same way. What could be causing this please any suggestions. Tully
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    Safe Style Windows

    Thank you for your comments all good stuff and sound advice thanks Tully
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    Mahogany pvc frames

    hi, My mahogany pvc window frames are losing the shine and need restoring can I use pvc restorer johnson do a good one but its for white pvc any suggestion what to use or anything you use? thanks tully
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    Safe Style Windows

    Hi, I am a widow and want some new windows Safe Style came to give me a quote, the price seemed okay but what is the firm like. The salesman tried some silly sales tricks which put me off somewhat he phoned his manager and offerred me a price if I took it and signed on the spot. His now given me...
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    Condensing or combi boiler

    Thank you bernardgreen, two of my neighbours have changed over to combi one loves it one hates it oddly its the young couple with three children that think its great and the mature couple who hate it. I love a hot bath and from what I have read thats unlikely, thanks again. Tully
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    Condensing or combi boiler

    I need to change the boiler and have a conventional boiler water tank/header feeder in loft and cylinder in airing cupboard. Its been suggested I get A combi boiler and do away with tanks. Its a four bedroom house with 14 rads and two bathrooms with just me and two children. I like a bath but I...
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    Vaillant boiler

    May I take the opportunity of thanking you for your comments its been most helpful and I think I shall go for the Vaillant. I am sorry that some of you have been insulted on my blog, I don't really know why people seem to delight in being insulting and abusive, I am a widow and after my husband...
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    Vaillant boiler

    Hi, Looking at replacement boilers what do you professionals think of the Vaillant ecoTEC plus 430 MkII ? Any problems concerns please Thank You Tully
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    Which Boiler shall I buy

    What about wocester greenstar ?
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    Which Boiler shall I buy

    Hi, I need to replace my conventional boiler its an Ideal classic and what a great unit it was. I have 15 radiators in the house and three people. Can I ask for sensible suggestions for a good reliable replacement boiler you could recommend. Thanks Tully.
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    Low pressure

    What do you need Dan
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    Low pressure

    Hi, I have mixer taps on the bath and a hose attachment on them so I can shower but the pressure is very low when I turn it from bath to shower what could I do to improve it any suggestions please Tully
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    Teak furniture

    I have a teak garden bench neglected for many years, the only damage are two of the feet that have sat on the grass and started to rot at the bottom. How can I restore these legs and also get the teak bench back from the grey colour. Thank you Tully
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    Unwanted old air bricks

    oldbutnotdead, thank you so much, excellent idea I will do the temporary suggestion for this winter and if no problems will brick up next summer. Thanks Tully x
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    Unwanted old air bricks

    I have two double size air brick vents at floor level in my lounge which make the room very cold in winter, these were fitted for a coal fire when the house was built and are no longer needed. What is the best way to Seal them up, Can I chop them out of the outside wall and put in a house a...
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    Chestnut upvc window frames

    The problem is its a two tone type colour of chestnut and tan so what colour type of paint should I use. Do they do a upvc restorer for coloured upvc frames.
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    Live but unused outdoor cable

    Thank you again guys and thank you Prenticeboyofderry Your advice was sound so pleased Insorted the problem tully
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    Live but unused outdoor cable

    John D v2.0 thanks, all sorted thanks. tully
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    Chestnut upvc window frames

    I have a brown and tan colour type upvc window frame which is south facing in the sun and appears to be going greyish what can I do/ use to restore the colour. Tully.
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