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    Did Jewson Shaft me?

    Hi All, Just wandering what the expected minimum shelf life of a powdered product should have remaining when purchased from a merchant. I ask as on December 22nd I ordered some Thermaline plasterboard and Gyprock adhesive (2bags) for a job at home that I would be doing in the new year. As...
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    Barking up the wrong Gravity Coil?!

    Hi All, In a previous post I asked if anyone could help to identify a combination tank that is connected to the solid fuel Rayburn No.2 in a property I just purchased. The consensus was that it was a Direct Fortic, possibly Primatic. There is no F&E tank anywhere so not sure whether it is...
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    Gas Meter Install - Siting Issues.

    Hi, am hoping that someone can help me with a dilemma! Am just concluding the purchase of a 3 storey Victorian terrace built 1890. It is next door to my parents house and we have known the previous owner more than 40 years, a very house proud lady. There has never been a gas connection to...
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    Hot Water from Rayburn

    Hi, I'm hoping someone could please help with a few questions I have about the current DHW setup that is in situ in a property I'm in the process of buying. To summarise, there is a Rayburn No.2 (pre 'New Pattern', right hand oven) which is heating water in a hot water cylinder currently...
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    Switched Neutral?

    Hi, Just bought new ceiling Pendant to replace a rather sorry looking one in my fathers bedroom. After isolating the lighting circuit at the CU, I opened the existing rose ready for removal only to find a peculiar wiring arrangement. The existing rose is a normal loop type, but the 2...
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    Espagnolette Retrofit

    Hi, was wondering if it is possible to retrofit Espagnolette locking systems to upvc double glazed windows that would usually close by means of a handle either side of the of the opening section which secures shut on a wedge type plastic fitting on the frame. The windows themselves are about...
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    Adding RCD to CU

    Hi, having successfully replaced a defunct shower with a nice shiny new one, with some reassurance from you guys (Another 6mm or 10mm shower cable question), I was wandering what your thoughts were on the following. The existing shower circuit is fed with a 45A MCB in a circa 2003 16 way MK...
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    Another 6mm or 10mm cable enquiry for electric shower!

    Hi, having read numerous varying opininions on cable ratings for Electric Shower installation, could someone please advise best course of action for the following:- MK Sentry 14 way CU with 45A mcb connecting 6mm T&E via a 4 meter run under floor above CU (no conduit, through joists) last...
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