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    5 bar gate twisted

    HI Hi, I'm fitting a new 5 bar gate to existing posts, the old gate has rotted away. I'll refer to the existing cemented in posts as the hinged end and the latch end I first fitted the gate to the post with the hinges( hinged end ), put the spirit level on it and it was vertical )straight up)...
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    British Gas 330 Boiler (Flue)

    Hi Gents, Thanks for your replies, the boiler is 12 years old, the flue comes out the top of the boiler, does a 90 degree bend into the airing cupboard, travels horizontally for one foot, then does another 90 degree bend into the roof where it travels another 12 feet then exits through a wall...
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    British Gas 330 Boiler (Flue)

    Hi, I've recently had a service on my boiler and have been told the flue is unsafe (rust). Are flue parts still available for this boiler ? My plumber seemed a bit sceptical and said if he could not get them it was going to be a new boiler. Regards, Andy
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    Oven Switch Location

    Many thanks for your replies gents, that's my job for the weekend sorted.
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    Oven Switch Location

    Hi Gents, We are fitting new units and having a tidy up in the kitchen. There is an oven and a ceramic hob, the oven switch (which includes a mains socket) is located in the wall next to the oven but directly above the ceramic hob, about two feet above it. Is this OK above the hob or do...
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    Terracing

    Hi, I'm helping someone terrace their garden which is sloping away from the house and are intending to build two 2ft high terraces which should level the back garden. We have had 3 houghts for materials o use for terracing and I wondered if others on the forum had any experience with them...
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    Light Switches / Mains Sockets

    Hi, How do profesional decorators always get the mains sockets and light switches fitting flush to the wall (touching all the way around) once they have finished painting a wall. Mine always seem to touch 95% of the way around but there is always a bit where there is a bit of space. Is...
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    Mist Painting

    Hi gents, Nearly 5 weeks, the mist paint I put on earlier was still on the wall OK so I painted the remaining wall today, it went on a lot better, many thanks for all your advice. Andy
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    Mist Painting

    Thank you Dec, thank you Richard. I'll be patient and give it the full 28 days before applying any more paint. If the paint I have put on this week has gone wrong in any way I'll add a reply to this post. Once again many thanks. Andy
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    Mist Painting

    Thanks for the advice Richard, I really appreciate it. I'll give it more time. The colour of the plaster has gone very light compared to what it looked like when it was put on which is why I gave it a go. Is there any way, either visual or testing, that will allow me to tell when the plaster is...
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    Mist Painting

    And the mist coat I'm applying is a 50/50 paint / water mix, dulux trade matt white.
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    Mist Painting

    Yes, skim over render, I've stopped painting and am leaving it to dry further. Is there anything I should be doing to the part of the wall where it is a patchy finish please ?
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    Mist Painting

    Hi, I'm applying a coat of mist paint to a recently plastered wall that has been drying for a couple of weeks. Mostly the paint has gone on nicely, a very even white finish, but in a couple of places it has gone on with a blotchy finish. Is this because the wall has not yet dried fully ...
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    Gloworm boiler tripping.

    Sorry to sound thick is the the one HOW DO I KNOW IF THE PUMP IS WORKING CORRECTLY? in http://www.diynot.com/wiki/plumbing ? Ta, Andy
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    Gloworm boiler tripping.

    Thanks for the reply, apologies, I've just added a bit to the original question. When you say pump fault is it the pump or the systems that control the pump ?
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    Gloworm boiler tripping.

    Hi, I've got a Glow worm ultimate boiler that has stopped working. I changed a radiator earlier in the week for which I drained the system and then refilled it afterwards, all the rad's have bled OK. What happens now is the boiler fires up OK and the flame stays lit for a couple of...
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    Hot Water tap running dry

    you have the hot supply connected to the hot cylinder vent in the loft and a shower pump on the same cylinder ? So tell me guys, is there an issue with it set up like this please ?
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    Hot Water tap running dry

    Yes the water in the cylinder is hot, all other hot taps have running hot water and yes the feed tank is full.
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    Hot Water tap running dry

    you have the hot supply connected to the hot cylinder vent in the loft ? Yes and a shower pump on the same cylinder ? Yes
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    Hot Water tap running dry

    Sorry, should have read 'vent Pipe' the one that goes into the top of the cold water tank.
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