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    Wobbly mono kitchen tap

    Hi, bit stuck trying to fix wobble my tap has developed. I have tried tightening the long brass screw underneath but it doesn’t move, not sure if this is because it’s already tight or I can’t get enough leverage due to awkward position. Any thoughts? Is there a specific tool to tighten without...
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    Is our plumber being honest re which taps will work for our low pressure system?

    We have a flat that was built mid-90s. The cold water tank sits above the hwc in the airing cupboard so there isnt a huge amount of gravity but we never had a problem with hot water flow until we changed our taps. The kitchen has a mixer tap, bathroom 1 sink has a mixer tap, and bathroom 2 sink...
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    Very high economy 7 bill from tenants - how possible?

    Hi. Yes, because I’m not getting the amounts/details off a bill I’m getting them direct from the meter. I take a reading at the start and end of a guests stay. I’ve done this for 2 years so I know exactly what to expect from my bill. Hence why I notice when there’s been high usage from a...
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    Very high economy 7 bill from tenants - how possible?

    hi I rent a small flat thru Airbnb so bills are included. My last guest, who stayed for a month, has racked up a huge electricity bill specifically on the economy 7 rate. I’ve only had this happen once before in 2 years but it was a much shorter stay so it didn’t bother me. All we have on the...
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    Easy fix for push button flush toilet?

    Hi. There is a diaphragm under the red disk and it looks ok. I tested with a football pump and it worked ok. But maybe the football pump just pushes more air thru and that’s why it works with that? Previously the button works ok for a while and then stops, which is why I originally thought the...
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    Easy fix for push button flush toilet?

    Thanks :) I’ve managed the take mine apart. The bellows seem ok. I guess they just get old and don’t bellow as efficiently? I’ve ordered more bellows
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    Easy fix for push button flush toilet?

    Tried cutting the tubing. Didn’t fix it. Looked at opening up button to get ‘bellows’ out but it seems to be a sealed unit...? Only solution a new button unit?
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    Easy fix for push button flush toilet?

    Been using this toilet for 10 years but recently the flush isn’t working so well. The button itself seems fine so does the flush mechanism as if I lift the cistern lid up and flush from in there it’s fine. The prob seems to be from the small blue tube that connects the button to the flush which...
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    this ram should work in my pc but it doesnt - why?

    Hi I have a dell inspiron 580 which came with 4 x hynix 1gb 1333mhz ram I wanted to upgrade so I bought 4 x hynix 2gb 1333mhz ddr3 sticks (second hand). When I put the new sticks in the pc wont boot up and does 2 beeps which means 'ram not detected'. Ive tried 1 stick of the new ram in each of...
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    water trickling into toilet bowl when cistern refilling then stops

    Only when cistern filling. Perhaps the weight of the water is pushing the seal down?
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    water trickling into toilet bowl when cistern refilling then stops

    Is it a problem? Been using this loo for 10 years and over the last week a bit of water has continued to trickle into the bowl when the toilet has finished flushing but the cistern is still refilling. Does it mean the seal between the cistern and the bowl is on its way out? Is it called a flush...
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    Storage heater stopped working

    Thanks. It didn’t look quite how I expected when I took the cover off but I clicked something and it heated up :)
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    Storage heater stopped working

    Hi stem & thanks for your reply. I switched the heater off and on at the wall and the consumer unit last night but still no heat today. It’s on the same off peak consumer unit as the other heaters and they are working. What can I do to fix it? You mention resetting a thermal fuse - how? I’m...
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    Storage heater stopped working

    hi A storage heater in the flat I rent out has stopped working. The tenant left today and didn’t mention it. It was fine 2 weeks ago when I did an inspection but I noticed there was bedding etc drying over the top of it - could that have made it overheat and blow a fuse? The other heaters in the...
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    1 cold rad but trv stuck open...

    Do you mean the nut that joins the trv to the rad? The rad has worked fine for 9 years, nothing is closed on it.
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    1 cold rad but trv stuck open...

    I know it’s not closed because as I said in my OP the pin is stuck *fully* up, and I know what a fully up trv pin looks like. I’m on here to see if there’s a cheaper/easier solution before I go to the hassle and expense of getting a plumber in to ‘just change the valve’ (could cost up to £100...
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    1 cold rad but trv stuck open...

    hi 1 cold rad in our house. Taken the trv top off and the pin is stuck fully up which i believe means it’s open. I’ve hit it with a hammer but it’s not moving. Just trying wd40. Is something else inside it broken as shouldn’t the rad be stuck on if valve stuck open? Needs replacing? Trv approx...
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    Sky freeview reception was fine but now rubbish - options?

    Hi. Does it matter that I have signal set for only one input? I thought the second input was for sky+ and because I’m not using the record facility i only need one cable?
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    Sky freeview reception was fine but now rubbish - options?

    Hi I’ve just gone into the signal strength menu but the top 2 indicators arnt very helpful. Does the fact that they are empty bars mean poor signal? Or full signal? I was hoping for some sort of %. I’m attaching photos. Thanks
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