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    Plug added to light switch?

    Hi, yes cable is pretty thin. What I did not mentioned too is that above that light switch cable, there are another tube with contain two cables that goes to the garage in the back of the garden which contain lighting as well as some plugs - so I guess alternative would be to(if going ahead) to...
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    Plug added to light switch?

    Hi Expert! We have this switch ( been wondering what this was for years) and when turning it – we realised it was to switch the external light on. From this – does that means we could potentially link some external electrical socket to it? So that we can add electrical heater / electric light...
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    Help to restore lovely planter

    Hi Expert Diyer, So couple of years, managed to got hold of these lovely planter which I have painted. I wanted to freshen them up this year but realized after cleaning them that some of the pot is pealing away. Could I use a normal Polycell Weather Proof Polyfilla type...
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    Interphone so loud

    Let me try and see what their feedback is! :-)
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    Bay Laurel tree that need trimmings

    Hi Expert Gardeners :-) We had this lovely well gigantic now Bay Laurel tree which has not been trimmed for 2 years and has gone wild and big. When would be the best time to trim it down so that it is decent looking this summer? Should it be done by hand or can an electric trimmer does the job...
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    Interphone so loud

    I have retrieve the original quote we had To supply and install a 3 Button Door Entry Kit in place of existing 1 X Handset to be installed in each flat Electric release to be installed on rebated front doors to work in conjunction with existing lock. 3 button entry panel adjacent to entrance...
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    Interphone so loud

    not through my interphone / handset - but what I mean I can hear the buzzer that people rung from outside when people ring it when I am inside the flat. I guess and assuming here, when they ring the buzzer, the buzzer noise that will advise neighbors get transmitted via the outside intercom...
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    Interphone so loud

    Hi, So a bit of context – been in a block – converted block of 4 flat for about 7 years. Interphone was change about 2 years prior the pandemic. Prior that it was not working properly or at all. Now thanks to the pandemic and working from home and that we have a brand new interphone, I hear...
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    Water leaks through wood floor (laminated over) to downstairs ceiling

    Hi, not sure if i am asking in the right forum, but thought as this was general to building i would try there. So had an issue with dishwasher and water has gone through the floor to downstairs... Currently allowing my floor to dry for at least a week before to get new dishwasher. Question is...
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    Heating in Lounge

    Thanks all for your input! greatly appreciated.
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    Damp Bedroom / Water infiltration Question

    Best to get someone in to check and provide their input i guess. thanks again
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    Ceiling Cracks

    Thanks all for your input! nothing to worry! that is what I wanted to hear! :-)
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    Damp Bedroom / Water infiltration Question

    Hi, Looking for some advice and what trade man to get in for further advice investigation. It appear that the wall in the bedroom - corner bit, do have some damp / moisturizer. Water is never running down the wall - but wall do feel damp, cold and humid and will damage the paint in the long run...
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    Ceiling Cracks

    Hi All, Have recently discovered some cracks on the ceiling. I am 95% that these were not there before and only happen recently. Having redecorated the bedroom and refresh the wall, if I had seen the cracks before, I would have got the ceiling refreshed too. Question: Should I be concern...
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    Heating in Lounge

    Hi, Looking for some thoughts before I get plumber in for their advice. Recently change the lay out of the lounge and as TV is now in front the radiator, I am not using that radiator anymore to protect the TV Have taken picture of the room from each corner – hight ceiling converted flat with...
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    Cable for inside fitting

    Thanks John for the recommendation - that is great - what about if i was looking to change the full electrical cable as I don't think it be that expensive? and even thought that look easy to fix - I might look at an easier remedial option. Thanks in advance
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    Cable for inside fitting

    Hi All, Question to expert diy! :-) how do you call this? gone on amazon and b and q website but without luck so far. there is a head for a bulb, a switch and a plug and it goes inside a light appliance but it has overheated so need a new one. many thanks,
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    Preparation Ceiling Work

    Hi Expert DIY, Looking for some advice as looking to paint the ceiling before to redo the lounge / open plan kitchen. Had thought that I would not had to do it, but as it is open plan and will be doing the wall, it might be worth to spend a bit of extra time to refresh it all. Hight ceiling...
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    Fixing Mirror on Wall - Type of fixing required

    Would any of these be the right bit? but the question is what tool do you use once because the head of the "Screw" is not a normal screw where you can use a screw driver? https://www.diy.com/departments/fischer-nylon-wall-plug-l-70mm-dia-12mm-pack-of-2/1639014_BQ.prd...
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    Fixing Mirror on Wall - Type of fixing required

    Greetings, Looking for some DIY work over the weekend next week and to try to fix a mirror on a chiminea wall which I believe is made of brick. Mirror weight just under 25KG with two bit to attached it to the wall. Thinking large screw with wall plug or do I need to consider steels fixings...
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