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    Adding a light switch

    Help....!!! Not long bought a new house, the switches are all at funny heights and I don’t have much space to put a wardrobe.... I have a light switch in between the en-suite and built in cupboard, it has two switches on it... one controls a light in the cupboard and one controls the en-suite...
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    Threshold with underfloor heating

    Hi, We are about to move into a new house.... it has underfloor heating downstairs, water pipes with concrete screed.... I’m planning on tiling most of the floor downstairs and two rooms will have carpet... can anyone tell me if I need a special kind of door threshold between the tile and carpet...
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    Floor joists

    hi, we are about to buy a new house, the house has a detached double garage with large roof space and window.... my plan is to convert it into a games room with pool table... while it won’t have constant use, when it is used there may be several people up there along with a 6” pool table...
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    Thermostat wiring

    ok, was going to replace my thermostat today as decorating the hall and the old one looks old and faded.... This is the old one The new one seems straightforward.... The earth goes in the top left corner.... Then is it red wire to L terminal, blue wire to N terminal then does the yellow wire go...
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    Decking load

    hi.... we moved into a new house last year, the previous owners had a hot tub in some decking in the garden which they took with them. I'm looking to buy a hot tub but want to be 100% sure the decking will take the weight.... It's obviously had one on in the past but I'm not sure of the size of...
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    Hot tub electric question

    Hi, I moved into a new house last year and in the garden was a gazebo that the last owners had a hot tub on. I'm looking at buying a new hot tub.... There is a square isolator box on the wall near the hot tub location with armoured cable going to and from it. I need 32amp power supply.... Will...
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    Levelling lawn

    Hi..... After a little advice please... Bought a new place around six months ago and just finished renovating ground floor and going to start the garden..... It's not too big, about 8 meters long by 25 meters wide. There's a slope at the moment, nothing major, probably a drop of around 1/2 meter...
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    Lights gone out

    Ok..... Last night most of the downstairs lights suddenly went out. I checked the trip switch and it hasn't tripped. Today I have swapped the trip switch with the upstairs light trip switch and that hasn't sorted it (so I know it's not a problem with the trip). I've taken out most of the light...
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    Log burner and surround question

    Hi, New here so be gentle!! We have recently bought a house that needs every room renovating. Obviously I am trying to keep costs down and do as much as I can myself. The living room has a crappy gas fire going to an external wall with what I believe to be balanced flue (no chimney or chimney...
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