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    Struggling to find a roofer and quote? Verges pointing

    Hi Guys, Looking for some advise if possible. So we have been looking for a roofer to quote and hopefully repair a failing mortar from a previous repair in the verges of our property. I've added the pictures below. Only one side of the property has failed. The house is weathers more from this...
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    Insulating inside Solid wall

    Hi , I need a little advice if possible. We are fitting an toilet under the airs of our 1930's detached house. The walls are single brick without cavity. I have removed all the plaster and down to bear brick now. The plaster had mostly blown on the one outside wall and where a cupboard had been...
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    channel Tarmac Drive or go under?

    Hi guys, Need some advice. I need ideally to get a sleeved pipe across a tarmac drive approxamtly 2.5meters wide. It is soil either side. In a perfect world I would like to go under if possible but how deep is a tarmac drive likely to be? If going under is not feasible is channeling possible...
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    Globe Taps Replacement - Shower mixer?

    Hi Guys, I am struggling to find a replacement for the taps we have fitted to out cast iron bath. We have rear entry globe taps fitted. Until we replace the bathroom suite i would like to replace with something so we can shower? Anyone come across any suitable replacements? Thanks Reuben
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    Staircase to loft -non habitable room -- for the moment

    hi, We moved to our home in June and now looking to start works. It's a 3 bed detached house, two chimneys(on outer walls) One item is in the distant future we may look at a loft conversion. Currently two thirds of the loft are floorboarded and the other two thirds are just joists. But for the...
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    New toilet to existing soil waste.

    Hi starting to test fit our new bathroom in place but run into a little issue. First bathroom i have done so be gentle. The pictures should show it all . This is the existing waste and new toilet close up. As you can see the soil comes in at an odd angle. The toilet is a very...
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    Towel rail pipe entry

    At the moment i have a radiator fitted in the bathroom where flow is connected straight up from the floor to the trv. The return then comes up out of the floor and across the bottom of the rad for about 60cm and elbows up to the return. This is because of the joist formation under the floor...
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    Can't I block a vent to a cavity wall?

    I have a small bathroom with two vents through a cavity to air bricks. They are on the same wall approximately 2.5 meters apart. They are not sleeved through simply air brick on the outside and plastic vent on the other. When fitting my new bathroom the one vent is where the shower will be so...
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    is a wilo gold 60-1 head changeable with a grundfos 15/50

    can i do this? any feedback appreciated.
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    10mm speedfit downstairs opinions

    Hiya im installing a new system in my house but just want to ask some advice on downstair radiators.I am a service engineer and this is first design on a system really so though id leave it to the installers instead Fitting a worcestor bosch junior 28he All upstairs is fitted with 22mm...
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    New heating system install,notching stopping creaking boards

    Hiya just fitting a heating system and whats the best method of preventing creaking.Im notching the joists for the pipework. Should i notch enough for a clip to be fitted to the joist and pipes clipped in? Or should i even clip? If the notch is deep enough and wide enough it shouldnt creak...
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    Boiler on its own radial circuit,what rating mcb

    As the boiler locally via a fuse spur is protected by a 3 amp fuse and fed via a 2.5mm cable on its own radial ciruit,would it be right to assume its fine to be protected via a 6amp mcb without rcd? Just checking an existing installation Any help appreciated as the boiler is installed on a...
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    Filling small channel of plaster -wall preperation

    Hiya i just need to fill in an 1 inch channel approx 8 inches long. I plan to paper the wall rather then paint,how can i prep the walls for plaster. I think i will be using the ready mixed tub of plaster for this job. Should i just be wetting the wall or using a pva/water mix? Any...
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    10mm osma gold pipe for central heating

    im thinking of using this pipe to feed 4 radiators downstairs. Anyone used this particular pipe? I plan to use inserts and come from a 15mmx10mmx15mm compression tee down through the ceiling in the corners to the radiator valve in one coil so no joints.
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    Where can i buy a heat pack without boiler,just rads

    Im after some,just doesnt seem that many places offer this without the boiler. Any suggestions thanks P.S IM just after standard 600 high rads for new install
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    Installing heating pipework in wall in plastic

    Hi just wondering if i can have some advice installing 10mm or 12mm plastic pipe is to serve a radiator in the living room. I plan to channel the wall fairly deep and threading the 12mm pipes into this flexible pastic conduit with a coil of 12mm so there will be no joints in the wall as...
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    WORCESTER GREENSTAR junior 24i wheres cheapest to buy one?

    Anyone know where the cheapest place to buy one of these boilers?
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    24kw biasi riva enough for a 3 bed semi

    I was just looking at the cheaper side of the market for boilers as i dont plan to be in the house long and the boiler should be fine for the central heating side,but unsure on the hw front. I live on my own and one bathroom,no on-suite and just one hot tap downstairs.Will be running a...
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    New domestic installation

    Hiya guys,i have been working as a electrician for the last two years but previous to this as a gas service engineer for a company,which consisted of only commercial and domestic service and breakdowns. Ive replaced boilers and repaired pipework but never fitted a complete system as yet...
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    Heatline c28 capriz 28kw

    any honest reviews?i know there cheap and cheerfull and no worcestor but some opinions please for budget install. Any thoughts appreciated