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    Wall preparation before tiling

    if the wall is ok and not flaking you will not need to sand it, just tile it.
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    boiler makes gurgling and clanging noises

    should it be 1 bar when the system is turned off, i have it on now and it is reading 1 notch over 1.5 bar thanks
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    boiler makes gurgling and clanging noises

    i have a ravenheat combi boiler, it has been fitted over a year but only been on a few times but quite often when it is used it starts to make gurgling and clanging noises and i can hear air bubble like noises coming from the boiler, the noises are quite loud like boiler is really struggling but...
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    in what order, ceilings, walls and woodwork

    so its ceilings first, then walls and woodwork last.
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    in what order, ceilings, walls and woodwork

    i have got to repaint a buildings interior, ceilings white, walls to be filled and painted magnolia and the woodwork with white gloss, in what order is it best to do these jobs and any other tips welcome, thanks
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    solar light within porch

    can i fit a solar light in a porch,the porch has a pitched roof so the light can only enter through the windows and was wondering if the solar light panel would still be able to pick this up and recharge itself, thanks
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    which roller and brush set

    ok, thanks for your help
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    which roller and brush set

    have you got a price and outlet for brushmate, thanks
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    which roller and brush set

    should i get a certain make of medium to deep pile roller sleeve or are they all simular, thanks
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    which roller and brush set

    i am looking to buy some new painting gear for diy but i am fed up with cheap sleeves that leave bits everywhere i paint, can anyone recommend what the best type roller and brushes to buy for diy but a good set, thanks
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    Damp Chimneybreast

    i have had the same problem and done the cheapest thing first, fit an air vent to chimney breast inside room and if exterior of breast is in an entry or outer wall fit an air brick in to allow chimney to let air flow instead of moisture and damp to be trapped.
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    do i need planning permission for concrete block shed

    do i need planning permission for concrete block shed built from 4" concrete blocks, the size will be 15ftx7ft and will be 7ft high and is at bottom of garden about 30ft from house.
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    new bosch 24v cordless drill sparking when trigger is pulled

    i have just bought a new 24 volt bosch cordless drill and have charged it up and when i pull trigger in quick spurts there is sparks inside where the motor is, the sparks are brighter when the drill is on forward than when on reverse, i was thinking it might go away with use but then again...
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    filling deep holes and patches in plaster

    what is the best way to fill holes and dents in plaster ready for it to be wallpapered over some of the holes and dents are over half an inch in depth, should i do it with poly filler in layers and also some big pieces of skim has come off about 12 inches square and about 3mm in depth can i use...
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    gaps in new parquet flooring after 6 months

    i have recently had parquet flooring refitted due to flooding and gaps in the blocks have started to appearit has been down 6 months and the firm sent by the insurance company have said they will fill the gaps with wood filler, could you please tell me if this is the correct way to solve the...
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    what glue for 15mm tongue and groove wooden flooring

    what is the best glue for 15mm tongue and groove wooden flooring and do i have to ratchet this type of flooring together or just do some glue it and wait for glue to dry, thanks
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    gaps in new parquet flooring

    my friend has just had a new parquet floor laid about 2 months ago and now there are areas where the blocks have opened up leaving gaps about 2-3 ml in parts of the room, is this normal or what can be done to cure this, thanks
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    internal concrete floors/lower exterior dpc

    the further away air brick is about 4-5 course lower not ten course, sorry
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    internal concrete floors/lower exterior dpc

    and in these pics it shows how the front of the concrete floor is about level with the black paint and down the entry dead top centre of pic you can see an air brick and then further up the entry but 10 course lower is another air brick, this is the difference in levels from front to back of the...
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