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    Conduit for data cable - vertical spacing and gluing?

    This weekend I need to run a short 2-3m section of vertical 20mm conduit on an outside wall as mechanical protection to a Cat6 cable running to an IP CCTV camera. Because of the location of the internet hub and the camera being pretty much on the other side of the wall I’m coming through the...
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    Shed Base - bearers or no bearers?

    Currently have a B&Q 8x6 shed that I’m planning on replacing with my own build. Shed sits on weed barrier, 2-3” of gravel and then a grid of slabs so that the 3 bearers of the current shed are on the slabs. The floor is nailed to the bearers and bends and flexes under the lightest weight as...
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    Suggestions for controlling/limiting outdoor lighting

    I'm looking for suggestions on controlling outdoor lighting to limit a friend of mine wasting money. My 80 something friend is registered blind and lives alone with her guide dog. She has an eye condition that means she needs huge amounts of light to be able to barely see what she is doing...
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    A little help understanding "Optimum Start".

    So our new up-to-date CH fitted in the summer took us back in time with a rotary thermostat (rather annoyingly the installers took away (and "lost") my Horstmann DRT so I couldn't reinstall it). I got a good deal on a Honeywell CM907 and installed it this week. But I'm a little confused...
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    Adding 2 x 2G Sockets - Which is my best option?

    So the wife has decided that she wants to wall mount a new TV on the bedroom wall, but there's no electrical sockets nearby. I'm a confident DIY'er and have previously worked on the electrics installing outdoor lighting and spurring off a socket - so I feel I can do the work that's needed...
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    So I built a Fort... and fell through it!

    My wife was always complaining that there was nowhere to sit in the garden because it is on a constant slop. So I built some decking... Then my 5 year old complained that he had nowhere to play in our garden. So using off cuts from the decking I concocted a plan to build him a play...
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    LED Floodlight with Time Lag Switch - LED Keeps Flashing

    Hi, I've read these forums quite a bit as a guest and got the help I needed. I'm hoping someone will be able to help me with my own question now. On the exterior of my house I have 3 PIR Security lights and have recently added a 10w LED light attached to a time lag switch that will...
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