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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, 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

    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, 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.

    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

    I've recently had an En suite consisting of a shower/sink and toilet fitted off one of the 1st floor bedrooms. The hot water supply to the sink and shower has stopped working. You open the tap and a few warm drops come out. The pipework for both the hot and cold is fed via the loft, where...
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    12 Volt Lighting - Where to put Transformers

    I'm fitting some 12 volt downlights in a kitchen ceiling, the ground floor of a two storey house. Rather than fit the two transformers, which are rather large, in the ceiling where once the bathroom floor is down are going to be a real pain to get to, I would like to fit them in the kitchen...
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