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    How to remove old tile adhesive from UPVC door frames?

    Can anyone help me with some suggestions on how to remove old tile adhesive from UPVC door frames?
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    Bathroom Sink waste leaking.

    Hi. Your opinion would be very welcome. A new bathroom was installed last year and everything still appeared great! Until now. The waste leaks when a sink half-full/full of water is released by the plug. We have only noticed this now, perhaps because we normally use the sink with running...
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    Advice please about low HW water pressure

    Hi I live in a bungalow built in 1995. Refitted new Combi Boiler 2010. Works well (touch wood). Just a couple of days ago hot water pressure suddenly dropped at kitchen sink. Hot water pressure still OK in bathroom. Inspected kitchen hot water tap innards and clean as a whistle...
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    Connection from cistern to toilet bowl leaking at bowl.

    Hi I have a concealed cistern behind a fitted unit that connects to the bowl via an L shaped pipe. It has started leaking at the joint to the toilet bowl. I note that the cistern and bowl are not aligned properly. The L shaped joint looks as though it was cut short by the plumber to fit...
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    Change colour of UPVC french windows.

    Hi We recently changed our knacked wooden doors and windows for UPVC in rosewood. To keep the cost down we did not change the white UPVC french window which had been put in by the previous owners as it's still OK. Whilst it's OK however, they are white and don't match the...
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    Honeywell Optima Alarm System

    Hi to you all. Moved into this house and got the alarm system control box updated to the above named unit. It has an alarm within the control box and also a bell and light box outside. However it does not have a siren for use indoor to theoretically put the fear of JC into the...
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    How to cover one artex pattern with another?

    Now I definitely know my limitations, so I am not going to attempt this, but get a Plasterer/Artexer to do it instead! For some strange reason the bungalow I have moved into has a lounge diner (L shaped) with an archway between the lounge and dining parts. In the Lounge the ceiling has...
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    Removing gloss paint from stained/varnished wood

    Hi everyone. I recently moved into a bungalow which has PVCu rosewood double glazing, which is fine by me. However the roof fascias, which I gather were originally darkwood woodstain/varnish, have been overpainted with a vile dark brown gloss paint. :( The fascias look to be in good...
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    Cutting already fitted coving

    Hi This has also been posted in the Decorating and Painting part of the forum. I don't know the best place. I have bitten the bullet and decided to instal a fitted wardrobe and despite the accuracy of my user name I feel that I can manage it. The room that the wardrobe is to be...
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    Cutting already fitted coving

    Hi I have bitten the bullet and decided to instal a fitted wardrobe and despite the accuracy of my user name I feel that I can manage it. The room that the wardrobe is to be fitted into has (modern plaster) coving and there is enough space above the wardrobe doors to fit coving above...
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