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    Help wanted with kitchen drain waste pipe blocked

    Thanks guys, and Thanks Hugh, I'll see what I can do about a photo siphoned most of the water out already. and I'll measure the pipe. I got a spare bit of pipe it says 40mm / 43mm on the pipe.
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    Help wanted with kitchen drain waste pipe blocked

    I have a blocked 43mm white PVC waste pipe. I have cleaned the traps underneath the sinks. The internal pipe is about 6m long and has 2 sinks inline along its length. Where it goes out the wall it is all glued together and has a length of about 2m where it then goes into the soil stack. On...
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    Changing the look of the external render

    My house is rendered outside with dark grey chippings. It looks kinda dark and depressing. Would it be ok if I brushed off all the chippings and painted it white? Also I noticed there is a crack running up vertical in part of the render, it is about 1mm wide. Should I use some sort of...
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    Timed TRVs

    Well I did wonder if it was a thing but apparently it is https://www.screwfix.com/c/heating-plumbing/smart-trvs/cat831024 cheapest is £22 Does anyone here use them ? or are you all either just letting the whole house heat up or running around turning all upstairs to frost during the day...
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    Boiler query

    Ahhh, kind of makes sense. Much more sense than what I did. What about upper pressure showing 1.3 when in use? I suppose if it was over pressured it would vent out anyway.
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    Boiler query

    Do you have to drain down the heating system before checking and pumping up the expansion vessel? Mine was 0.5 bar when I checked it which is manufacturer recommendation, so I did not have to do anything just pumped it a tiny bit, to compensate for the loss when I disconnected. I checked mine...
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    Glowworm 30CXi PCB board

    Thank you, I have a SYMSI7 so that's good to know.
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    Glowworm 30CXi PCB board

    Hi, Can anyone tell me what the little tab which is included in the kit is for? thanks https://www.plumbnation.co.uk/boiler-spares/product/glowworm-2000802731-pcb-hxi-cxi-sxi/
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    Panasonic bread maker SD 2511

    I'm just going to leave this here https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnKirkwoodProFoodHomemade/videos
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    Updating with the solution. I searched and turned my whole house upside down looking for the washing machine receipt and warranty information to see if it was still within warranty (it's been about 2 and half years). I did not find it. I removed the controller board from the machine, took...
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    Any Hoover engineers here? w/m HNL 842 module replacement

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll take a look and have a go. Update in a month or 2 when I have tried.
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    Any Hoover engineers here? w/m HNL 842 module replacement

    I have a Hoover w/m from around 2006, It has a burnt out PCB control module, Looks to me like a track has burnt through the board, no components burnt out. It is a Nextra 6kg HNL 842 The boards for these seem to cover a wide range of models all looking the same. I have looked at hoover...
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    What is this?

    28:15 32:28 - 32:40 33:20 - 33:45 Those horizontal lines every 6 courses he has made and he put some metal into one of them?
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    The filter was clean. No recall for this model unfortunately. Reset method does not fix the problem. Thank you for your help.
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    Indesit IWC71452eco UK - not washing-flashing lights

    Hi, Any trade in the UK here? I wonder how I can get trained in washing machine repair? Anyway, This is about 2 and half years old, cost £190 when new. Indesit IWC71452eco UK model. It has been lightly used since new never overloaded. It worked fine up to Monday then yesterday...
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    TRV query - Danfoss

    Ok thanks guys, I will check that all the bi directionals are pointing in the right direction. What happens if it is set in the wrong direction?
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    Cold Radiators

    Yeah makes sense and what I thought, just wanted to know. Found this link on the screwfix product specifications http://www.free-instruction-manuals.com/pdf/pa_1385742.pdf
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    TRV query - Danfoss

    My Danfoss TRV have a very thin pin, I unscrew the bottom of the main white plastic cover and the white cover pulls off to reveal the brass head with pin. The pin goes into a circular grey plastic fitting which itself can be turned by about 90 - 180 degrees (I forget) below this is the brass...
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    Cold Radiators

    I want to ask what is the best way after removing the rad, to connect a hose pipe to the valve ends on the system i.e. not to the rad? There will be screw fittings, so am wondering if there is a way of using hope pipe fittings that screw the hose onto the screw fittings? Also my boiler's...
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    Cold Radiators

    Yes I agree, if the LS valves are all set correctly then you don't want to be closing them and losing the settings. But if like in my house the LS are all over the place, it would not matter. I do think the OP should use a marker pen or a bit blu-tac on all his LS valves then turn them all...
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