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    Help with boiler choice.

    I've learnt a fair bit coming on here and have to some degree of success mended our piece of s**t known as a Ravenheat LS 80 combi boiler. I have to say you do get what you pay for as after only three years its about to die. Its leaking water badly from the blow out pipe and it seems it could...
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    Removing ceramic floor tiles to lay down some new ones.

    A few years ago we decorated our kitchen and got a pro in to lay some ceramic quarry tiles down. He used a Unibond tile cement for wood floors. He layed the tiles on top of well stuck down vinyl tiles and scored them so they would adhere better. However I'm redecorating the kitchen again and...
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    Painting over pre painted fence panels.

    For the last couple of years I've painted my fences with a sprayer using Cuprinol, every year I have to do them again as the rain eventually washes it off. I have always painted them forest green but want to change the coluor of them to say a dark brown. Am I able to spray over the green with...
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    Pressure loss not normal...need help with mystery!

    My Ravenheat LS80 Silver Star boiler is becoming a complete mystery. The boiler keeps losing pressure so I have to keep refilling. It works fine when running but gradually the water goes out via the relief outlet in the wall. I asked here for advice and the PRV being nackered was suggested...
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    How hard is it to get a PRV!!

    I'm trying to replace my PRV on my Ravenheat Silver Star Combi boiler. I found the part number in the instruction book and have looked across the internet to purchase one. I eventually thought I'd found one and bought one. Then I recieved an e-mail saying Ravenheat no longer dtock this part...
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    Changing a PRV

    After some thinking I'm going to change a leaking PRV on my Ravenheat LS80 Silver star combi boiler. I'm no plumber but have a fairly good knowledge of the boiler and system it supplies and am not a technophobe! I've found a replacement valve for just under £10 According to the instructions...
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    Sorry....Ravenheat pressure loss problem

    Hello everyone. This is my first post here though I've had a good look round. I have a Ravenheat Silver Star combi boiler that has developed a problem for the last month or so. It started when I noticed the pressure gauge was dropping so I have to constantly top the system up. This being a...
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