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    Bosch washer, shuts down for 72hr between washes

    I have a recurring issue with my bosch logixx 7 integrated washing machine. After completing a wash, if I switch the washer off it will not swtich on again for around 72hrs. When I select a programming using the dial nothing happens, no lights etc. It is as if the washer is dead. After approx...
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    BTU output from hallway radiator?

    Hi I'm looking to replace the rad in our hallway. When considering the output do I also need to take into account the stairs and first floor landing? As it is both hall, stairs and landing feel warm enough. I have run the hallway measurements through a BTU calculator and require an output...
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    rigid riser kit and bath shower mixer

    Hi folks, hope someone can help me with my situation. I wanted to replace my existing tired looking shower head with a new exposed rigid riser kit. I wanted to know what sort of things i should look out for before purchasing the riser kit. I want to connect the exposed riser kit to a...
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    Paint not sticking primed wooden fireplace.

    Hi there, I am in the process of decorating our living room. We have a wooden fieplace which we have sanded and applied two coats of primer leaving a couple of days between coats. After leaving the second coat to dry overnight we started to apply and eggshell finish. However, the finish...
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    Best type of fill for uneven grainy surfaces

    I am currently re-decorating the living room. I have successfully stripped walls and washed down and sanded and am now in the process of filling all the cracks and holes before painting directly onto the walls, therefore I am looking for as smooth a surface as possible. Whilst the majority of...
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    Help no system pressure of hot water since removing raditor.

    I am doing some decorating in our home and have removed one of the radiators to decorate behind it. I am now considering replacing the radiator. However, since removing the radiator we have no hot water and the pressure gauge on our Worcester 28i junior boiler is 0. The system has been set...
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    Two steamers and an electric sander = no power

    Hi there. I am doing some light renovation work in our new property. Yesterday I had two wallpaper steamers running off the same extension cord. Into that mix I added an electric sander in a different socket. After a couple of minutes the whole circuit went down. Checked the mains box and...
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    Puma 100e: Water leaking form the automatic air vent!!!

    After replacing the DHW flow switch yesterday, I find myself waking up to a leaking auto air vent. Water has been leaking out of the vent down onto the floor. After attempting to drain the system by shutting off the isolation valves and running the hot water taps. The air vent continued to...
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    Puma 100E CH too hot and outside timer

    Have been experiencing problems with my Puma 100. The CH has been turning on when its not supposed to and then getting unbearably hot. Not the best problem to have given the current weather we are having? The problem tends to occur after using the hot water. Does anyone have any suggestions...
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    Best way to even out a close board fence...

    Hi folks I have started to replace a close board fence in our garden and half way through I have encountered the problem that due to the roots of a neighbouring tree the panels sit rather unevenly on the ground with some sitting higher than others. I would like to level them out and am...
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    problem with telephone intercom system in apartments

    Hi there, I live in a converted flat and have a problem with my telephone intercom system. When someone buzzes through to my flat from outside. I am able to hear them throught the telephone handset in my flat. However they are not able to hear me when i speak into the handset. None of the...
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    Potterton Puma 100(E) low pressure problem

    Am having a recurring problem with the pressure on my Puma 100 (e) boiler. It has happened on three occasions in the last week. The pressure seems to drop over night and I awake in the morning to a cold flat and no hot water. I top the pressure up to rectify the problem but am slighly...
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    Potterton Puma 100(E) Burning smell is back!!

    I recently needed to replace the PCB on my Potterton Puma 100(E) after it had burnt out. I understand this is a common problem with this particular model of combi boiler. I installed the new board on Tues. This morning however, I noticed a burning smell coming from the boiler. The smell was...
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    Soil excavation work £££?

    Hi folks I am looking at the pruchase of a bungalow built pre 1890s. There is currenlty a basement area beneath the bungalow which is being used as a storage area. The ceiling height is approximately 5ft inside the basement, I was wondering if anyone would be able to tell me the approximate...
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    HELP!!! Oven broke after flicking MCB switch to OFF

    I am after some assistance. I managed to break the oven today after flicking the MCB switch to OFF whilst the oven was heating up. The MCB switch has since be reset but the oven is still broken. It is also worth noting that the hob which runs off the same MCB switch does still have power. I...
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    Manrose fan removal

    Hi there, My Manrose bathroom extractor fan has stopped working and i want to check to see if its broken or can be repaired. Have tried to remove the fan but there are no screws or fittings. Please can someone advise how to open up/remove the fan from the wall without breaking? many thanks
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    Timed heating problem

    Dear experts, I have a small problem with the central heating in the flat in that it works fine but in order for it to come automatically you need to turn on a hot water tap. this then forces the pilot light to flare up and start pumping heat into the radiators. I am not sure why this...
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    HELP!!! Radiators have stopped working

    Hi there, We have a Potterton PUMA 100 combi boiler This morning the low system pressure light was on and there was no heating or hot water. I decided to let some mains water into the CH return and that seemed to rectify my problem the Light went out straight away and the hot water became...
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    Radiator furthest from boiler not working????? please help

    Please can someone help me. I live in a 1st floor flat which is long and narrow. I have a Potterton Puma combi boiler situated at one end of the flat (next to Kitchen) all the raditors in my flat become hot once the heating comes on except the one in my living room at the other end of the...
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