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    Floor insulation - AIRTEC foil gap

    Hi, I need to insulate under my suspended floor and thinking of doing the following: Breathable membrane stapled to underside of joists to prevent wind wash 100mm PIR board. Gaps sealed with foam/tape Over the joists/PIR, YBS AIRTEC REFLECTIVE double foil as (admittedly expensive) vapour...
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    Euro mini alarm - faulty sensor

    Hi, We have a faulty door sensor on our castle euro mini alarm - the alarm was triggered in the night to tell us! I have tried both the engineer and the system menu in an attempt to clear the fault and omit the door from our zones. None of them give me the option to change the input though...
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    Exposed wires - downlight

    Finally got round to replacing a downlight in the bathroom! I noticed scorch marks on the bulb and on closer inspection it looks like there's exposed wires in the fitting which run in to a sticky blob that I presume is electrical tape. I can't get into the loft just now, but assuming I need to...
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    Single to Double RAD - Help please!

    I have done a search of the forum but couldn't find an definitive answer hence this post. I have an ancient single radiator (1600 width) that is providing insufficient heat for our hallway. I want to replace it for a double, however the depth of the single from the wall is 45mm and the double...
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    Light switch - Wrongly Wired?

    Hi, hoping someone can help... Last year I changed a light switch for a dimmer in Bedroom 1. I thought I had wired the dimmer in the same way as the previous switch but now im thinking I got it wrong. In bedroom 2 the light went, I changed the bulb and then the switch but it still wouldn't...
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    Dishwasher Indesit DIF 04 Just Wont Start - Aggh

    Diswasher Indesit DIF04 Ok, from what i have read on t' internet perhaps buying one of these wasnt the smartest move. Anyway had it a couple of years and its actually been fine, until last week. The machine appears to be OK. Lights work and it beeps when selecting programme, but when I...
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    balls ! - Adjustable Radiator Valve Tail Union

    Hi, Replacing a 1400 rad with a 1300. Wanted to do it myself but excuse my french its becoming a major ball-ache. Got a - Adjustable Radiator Valve Tail Union Type. Easy I thought. But the Union connector is ½", so it won't fit onto my existing pipework...
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    Loft insulation & boarding

    Loft insulation & boarding Hi, I have a 34m2 loft in which I want to top up existing insulation and board out for storage. Most of the insulation up there is 50mm, however in a couple of areas it is as high as 200mm, so I may need to compress existing insulation in some places. Planning on...
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