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    Fixing gravel boards with fence post spikes

    Has anyone got any ideas how I can fix gravel boards to a fence when using fence post spikes. The gravel boards are 15 cm but so are the metal sleeves of the spikes into which the fence posts slot, leaving no bare wood to attach brackets or to drill in to. (n)
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    Chipped Vinyl Kitchen Cabinet door

    HI. I have a vinyl covered Kitchen cabinet door where the vinyl has lifted from the board and the pieces have snapped off. I intend to stick the Vinyl back using contact adhesive. Then I'd like to fill the chips and respray but does anyone have any idea what sort of filler I should use for this...
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    Vokera Aquanova LE or Ariston Next Evo x

    My Main Medway Super Multipoint has finally bitten the dust :(. Its Hobson's choice for a (NG) replacement either a Ariston Next Evo X 16l or the Vokera AquaNova LE. Does anyone have any experience of these water heaters and which one is the better choice?
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    outside lantern

    I'm looking for a 100w victorian style outside wall lantern (without PIR) similar to the one attached that has a side entry so i dont have to drill through the wall. Has anyone come accross one?
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    Replace R80 downlight with led

    I have some old incandescent R80 downlights in my kitchen. I'd like to replace them with LEDs. Are there LEDs that work off 240 volts without a transformer/driver so that I can simply disconnect the old fitting and replace it with the new one? This is the easiest option for me because I believe...
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    The heat pump is £130+and as I can get a BG engineer to do a one off repair Inc parts for £145 I'm going to go for that option. Thanks for all your help.
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    Yes. Thanks. What setting should I use on the multimeter? Ohms?
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    I've just run it at 70 Deg and realise it's not hearing. Suggesting heat pump or thermostat? Interesting/strange that this problem started with an apparent from drainage problem
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    Thanks. But I have obviously run all the basic checks. It is clearly something more serious. I have already replaced the reed switch so I suspect it is a different part which need replacing.
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    the tablets issue is a red herring i think. It is illuminated water tap light that is the issue.
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    although the disolving part may just be because i have been running it on a quick cool cycle?
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    No the operating instruction booklet is as good as useless. But on reflection the 5 beeps is simply an idicator that the cycle has finished. I have now checked the float and the bottom of the machine there is no water in the base and the float is moving freely. When i run the machine with a...
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    Bosch Dishwasher Water Tap light Red

    The brush symbol light on my fully integrated Bosch SMV50C00GB/07 dishwasher was flashing after the wash and the items were still dirty. I inspected the inlet & outlet pipes for blockages, cleaned filters, examined waste water pump – no obstructions, impeller rotating OK. I ran the machine again...
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    Putting New Basin on Existing Pedestal

    I have a cracked 600mm 2 tap hole pedestal basin made by shires - no longer available) which needs replacing. Can I put a new basin on top of the existing pedestal?
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    Foolproof CH & HW programmer

    Can anyone recommend a really straight-forward simple programmer for my elderly parents who need a replacement. It's probably going to need to be analogue unless there is something special designed for old folks. Many thanks
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    Cannon A-133 Rotisserie foldaway grill.

    My mother has a much loved Cannon foldaway grill A133 which, some years ago, was removed from her old cooker and wall mounted above a new oven at eye-level. Unfortunately the Burner now needs replacing. These cookers rarely come up for sale second-hand but a much more commonly seen cooker of the...
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    At Risk or NCS?

    of course i question a doctor too. I always get a second opinion on important matters
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    At Risk or NCS?

    If the engineer made a mistake i'd like to ask him for a refund. He is trading like a reputable company with all the bells and whistles and he was so supremely sure that he was making the right decisions that it just didn't feel right.
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    At Risk or NCS?

    Thanks for the interesting replies. So there seems to be some debate as to whether the engineer made the right call in saying it was a AR rather than a NCS, although it seems that Gas safe would back up his decision on this? But is not clear as to whether having given his "AR" notice he...
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    At Risk or NCS?

    I recently had a problem with my water heater. After repairing it, and unrelated to the fault, the gas engineer claimed that the pipework was undersized he said the water heater was "AT RISK" and he isolated it at the inlet valve. His report claims "The burner pressure on water heater is 11.8mb...