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    6011 weld rods availability.

    Good morning , can anyone tell me where I can buy 6011 weld rods either online or in the Birmingham area , everywhere seems to sell 6013 but not 6011. is there another name for 6011 as searches mainly bring back American suppliers , I am currently repairing an old 1970s bumper , the second hand...
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    intermittent brown water from hot tap

    This morning I discovered that there was brown water coming from the hot tap only (all hot taps) , looks like the sort of thing you get when road works have taken place , however not the case as only the hot tap effected, this is obviously something to do with the boiler. Everything I have found...
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    optima 901 losing pressure overnight

    I know it needs scrapping , however my finances currently disagree with me regarding that decision. Currently boiler doesnt turn on in morning, this is because pressure has dropped to 1.0 , as soon as I top it up using the loop to 1.5 it kicks in , PRV and pipes all seem fine , cannot locate...
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    Washing machine broken "spider" can it be fixed

    My washing machine was banging so I assumed it was the bearing, I spent 2 hours getting into the guts of it so now it's just an empty metal box and bits, I think I remember where everything goes, it wasnt the bearings, the "spider " at the back cracked, the picture looks like it's really...
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    Very hot combi pump, question re advice given

    The pump seems to be moving the water, however Pump is getting very hot indeed, I've removed the small metal disk and it does spin freely and doesn't make a noise, please look at attached advice, is this suggesting that I turn boiler back on with the metal disc removed? Won't that throw...
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    Draining down combi system

    I own a terraced house, the boiler is upstairs, the one Rad with a drain fitting is a step up from the others downstairs so im a bit concerned that the 3 others downstairs won't empty. Can I turn off gas to boiler, leave the cold water flow to the boiler on and attach a hose to the Rad drain...
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    FERROLI 901 PUMP GETTING HOT

    I have an issue with my ferroli 901 short cycling , it fires up for approx 3 minutes , then shuts down , radiators seem fine, however water runs hot/warm , im assuming this is due to short cycling. i have changed the thermos on the copper pipes and the direct flow meter , ive been told its...
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    BOILER PUMP QUERY

    Recently I have been getting full CH however hot water runs for a while , then goes warm then fires up again then gets hot for a few minutes and then does the same , ferroli boiler optima 901 , its been suggested that its the heat exchanger , however this morning Ive noticed that the boiler...
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    Intermittent hot water Optima 901

    Ongoing issues with boiler , I require a few answers to a few questions please , it would be great help , going through a process of elimination. Heating seems ok , however water gets hot , runs hot for a few minutes then goes cold , then starts to get hot again . I've changed the thermo on...
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    Ferroli Optima 901 hot water issue

    Evening , I appreciate that there are a number of similar issues on this forum and others , however none of these have helped so I'm asking for my specific issue. My boiler is 20 years old , only previous issues have been with PCB which Ive replaced a number of years back My CH is fine ...
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    Ceiling rose fitting problems

    My wife has purchased a lightweight ceiling rose (polystyrene) , she's the designer and I'm the magician that's going to make it all happen ( sigh!) It's move or less flat , I've done one before with no issues. I removed the light fitting and there's a lot of wires up there as well as a hook...
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    gaps in Victorian staircase

    I'm stripping and painting my very old staircase , after removing the carpet I can see that some of the fronts of the steps have a large gap in them below the actual step , some are worse than others , the face and the step are solid , should I be concerned ? , Should I fill the gaps with strips...
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