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    Adding a radiator

    I had a new 2-pipe central heating system fitted as part of a recent house renovation complete with unvented hot water cylinder(downstairs) and new system bolier. I now want to put a small rad in a large downstairs cupboard to create an airing cupboard. I intend to tap into the 15mm pipework...
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    Boiler replacement under scrappage scheme

    My father's looking into replacing his G-Rated boiler under the scrappage scheme but is worried about costs. The current system comprises an open vented boiler downstairs in the middle of the late 50s house which exhausts into a single-walled metal flue in the central chimney. There are air...
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    Grohtherm 1000 shower valve low flow

    I am puzzled over the weak performance of my grohtherm 1000 shower. When all connected up I am only getting a maximum of 9 litres per minute through the showerhead at normal showering temperature, even when I bypass the economy button. However when i remove the valve and measure the flow from...
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    Deck Mounted Tap Levers

    Im installing a 4 hole deck mounted tap system and have put the tap with the red sticker on its base on the left hand side as per convention. However, the tap levers will only turn forwards if i point them inwards towards the spout. (Picture 1). All the brochures showing this type of tap show...
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    Shower valve fitting

    Can anyone advise me how best to fit this Grohe Grohtherm 1000 exposed shower valve to these pipes? The fitting instructions omitted to tell me that I need female connectors fitted beneath the tiled surface to accept the s-unions that come with the valve. Ive found out now obviously but Ive...
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    Unvented cylinder in kitchen cupboard

    Im after a 210 litre indirect unvented cylinder that fits - or nearly fits a kitchen tower cupboard. Most cylinders seem to be 550mm diameter and system-fit versions of models like megaflo and santon show that the overall arrangement including pipework/pump etc measures about 700mm deep...
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    Wall unit sized system boilers? Glow worm flexicom

    I need a 30kw system boiler that will fit inside a kitchen wall unit. All Ive found so far are 2 by glow worm - flexicom hx and flexicom sx both 280mm deep which fits my 300mm deep cupboard. I dont know which one of these is best but Glow-worm's technical advice line is rubbish and a rip-off...
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