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    Combi & showers

    Hi Just had a chap round to do a "technical survey" as I qualify for the boiler replacement scheme. Unfortunately he was like a whirling dervish in and out in 7 mins! He filled in lots of paperwork - I had to sign, but haven't got a copy. I am going from hw tank to a combi and he has told me...
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    Help please....thermostatic shower turned to a dribble

    Hi This morning my thermostatic bar mixer shower (poss from B&Q - it came with the house) turned from it's regular flow to a dribble, mid shower. I think it is around 4 years old. Is it fixable, or should I just change it for a Grohe (had one at the last house - marvellous)? I have a hot...
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    De Dietrich oven light stays on and fan not working

    My 5 year old DeDietrich double oven pyroclean (don't spose that makes a dirfference but just in case) seems to have thrown a wobbly. The Yorkshire Puds didn't rise, so....after turning the oven off, the bulb wouldn't go out. I found a little stick thing, size of a matchstick on the oven had...
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    Recalled Wylex RCD faulty?? Trouble with oven

    Hi, hopefully someone can shed light on this. We have a house that has been completely re-wired with a Wylex CU - unfortunately one of the ones that has recall issues. Everything worked okay for 2 months, but then the oven which is hard wired with the hob on a separate circuit, started...
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    New Vokera 25HE intermitent hot water

    Hopefully someone can help me please. We have a new (Nov 09) Vokera 25HE combi boiler installed in a rental house and the tenants are experiencing intermitent hot water. The green light is flashing normally. My plumber/heating guy is on holiday, I'm going on Monday - is there anything I...
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    Concrete floor needs damp proofing and levelling??

    I've just removed bitumen from a concrete floor, they had separated and it came up really easily. The bitumen was anywhere between ½" and 1" thick. The concrete floor appears damp - there is also a huge hole (in the concrete but not through to the earth) which has been filled with grit sand...
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    Ex coucil house - floor, bitumen, ashphalt?? Needs fixing

    Hi We are in the process of "doing up" an ex council house with solid floors. I've just taken up the old (very very rusty) mat holder and with it came some 1" thick black hard stuff. (I don't know what it's called) On closer inspection and with a bit of prodding the black stuff came up in...
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