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    painting plasterboards after removing wall paper

    Depending on the state of the boards, what I do is to give the boards a minimum of 2 or more good coats of PVA glue. It's ideal for prepping and sealing new and old plaster and plasterboard. Of course if the boards are so bad, they will either have to be replaced or plastered over, but that’s...
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    Female Coupler/Straight Tap Connector which is best?

    Hello folks. I'm fitting a new bathroom suite and I'm looking for 2 compression connectors for the Bath Mixer Tap. My local plumbing merchant gave me 2 x 22mm compression Female Couplers to connnect the copper pipe to the tap. I've been looking through the Screwfix catalogue and came across...
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    Sealant instead of decorators caulk

    http://www.screwfix.com/search.do;jsessionid=MBKHO05ZTBGV0CSTHZOCFEY?_dyncharset=UTF-8&fh_search=silicon+remover&searchbutton.x=6&searchbutton.y=5 :mrgreen:
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    Where to place Hot & Cold pipes in a basin

    Hello folks. I’m replacing the original 3 toilets, bath and mixer shower in the house. As usual the originals were just thrown together during the building of the house about 12 years ago and I want the new installation to be a better fit and be as neat as possible. I’m renewing the Plastic...
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    Invisible Bonding of hot & cold pipes

    Hello folks. I’m replacing the original 3 toilets, bath and mixer shower in the house. Everything that needs to be done is all plumbing work; no electrics at all. As usual the originals were just thrown together during the building of the house about 12 years ago and I want the new...
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    Scoket hidden behind the chimney of a new electric hood

    Hello Folks. I am going to replace my existing built in electric cooker hood with a new electric chimney style hood. I plan to use the existing vent hole for the new hood vent and I’ll use a new vent adaptor kit. I have a question about the electric socket; the existing hood is simply plugged...
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