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    plyboard + tiling

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    plyboard + tiling

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    plyboard + tiling

    hi all, having a new bathroom window fitted, its got a trickle vent in it. problem is that the trickle vent cant be fitted as it fouls the tiles fitted to the top of the window recess. is it, any ideas. i had considered removing the tiles (10mm porcelain) then chopping out the plasterboard...
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    flexi pipe for cistern supply

    hi, the feed is a 15mm copper pipe, the connector on the cistern is a plastic male connector, the nut off a 15mm compression fitting fits onto this. the first fix plumber put a isolating valve on the feed. rather than have too many connections i will just replace that with the pipe from...
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    flexi pipe for cistern supply

    hi all, any idea what flexi pipe to get to connect a loo cistern to a 15mm copper pipe. thought of one of these from screwfix - item number 18417.
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    isolator in bathroom

    hi, could he replace the isolator switch with a blanking plate ? without a switch. all of the extension electrics go through a rcd which i guess anyone working on one of the circuits would switch off anyway.
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    isolator in bathroom

    hi thanks for the info, the bottom of the switch is just inside 225, so will ask him to come back and move it. to be fair we are changing the layout of the bathroom so its not the electricians fault. will ask hi to put it above the basin at 225 or higher, i believe that is ok.
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    isolator in bathroom

    hi all, had extension buildt lastyear / begining of this year.I am doing the finishing off, ie tiling, decorating, new skirting etc. 8-10hours at weekends. In the new bathroom we have had an extractor fitted, its approx 450mm horizontally and 2.3m vertically from the end of the bath. this is...
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    soil pipe

    hi, new soil was part of an extension that hasnt yet been passed, so are going to show willing and put a bend with access cover where the soil pipe goes through the wall, and a connection with a access hole near to the ground.
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    core drill for soil pipe

    hi, would drill from inside but dont want to blow the front of the brick. probably going to core the first 10mm then stitch drill the rest , then core the inside. would use a tower, but the space is limited to 1m,
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    core drill for soil pipe

    hi, spent about 5k at travis perkins last year and have one of their discount cards. problem is that the hole needs cutting about 10ft above ground so as i havent used a core drill before not sure if its safe to use one on a ladder.
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    soil pipe

    hi all, doe a soil stack have to have rodding points, the bottom of the pipe is less than 1m from a access chamber
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    core drill for soil pipe

    hi, thought about using a core drill to start with as you suggest to get a good finish, then drill the remainder of the facing brick with a drill. then core drill the blockwork from inside. just one question, the part of the waste pipe that goes into the soil stack is approx 300mm long, we...
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    core drill for soil pipe

    hi, we are re arranging our ensuite bathroom, ( added as part of extension last year) i have removed floor boards and located supply pipes. i was going to do the job myself, but got quotes from plumbers ranging from £150 to £300. Max 1 days work for a plumber. any how got call last...
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    condensate pipe into internal waste

    hi, soil pipe is plastic, all new last year as part of an extension. all passed by bc abd now bosch
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    condensate pipe into internal waste

    hi, wrong answer , sorry mate, just down to the cold weather. because the pipe is on the first floor i asked worcester bosch to come out as it wasnt safe trying to defrost the pipe.( but i did) they agreed and came out last friday ( after it had thawed out) , and they said nothing wrong with...
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    condensate pipe into internal waste

    hi, already is - and looking at my gas bill (oh F**K). wont be having a new bike next year or the year after.
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    condensate pipe into internal waste

    hi its a worcester bosch 40 greenstar cdi, we had no problems with it earlier in the year (jan / feb) , but last monday it was frozen solid. will measure the boiler height and basin height and mention this to the plumber. he said he has done one before that runs into a washing machine waste...
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    condensate pipe into internal waste

    hi all, we had a new combi boiler fitted last year, its been 100% trouble free until last monday when the condensate pipe froze. it look 3 or 4 kettles of water to free the ice then the next day it froze again. the condensate pipe runs from the original 20mm pipe into 36mm solvent weld...
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    core drill for soil pipe

    can anyone recommend a cheap sds drill thats got a clutch, only need it for 2 core drill holes. but may come in handy for other stuff
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