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    CCTV question

    Thanks tried that a while ago and didnt work but would give it another go and update...
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    Fire doors, fire and smoke seal required on the side?

    The handles are the original ones (pre fire doors)
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    Fire doors, fire and smoke seal required on the side?

    Bwt contacted the building inspector that came to visit me (organized by the builder) got the following response: According to the guidance within Approved Document B, volume 1, fire doors in protected corridors within dwellings should be to a FD20 standard as a minimum. FD20 doorsets are no...
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    CCTV question

    Hi, I have a 8 channel apollo I wanted to change Baluns to a more flexible time and bought those: However when I have tried them on using a few channels the image is distorted (note for some channels it works) see Chanel 8 below: It seems that is not a problem of a particular balun...
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    Fire doors, fire and smoke seal required on the side?

    Hi, We had a loft conversion done recently and we had many issues with the builder. Two questions please 1) pieces of timber were added to the existing frame and can see the light through it, not sure what reg there is for this (frames) but that doesnt look fire resistant to me ?(look...
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    Garage joist strengthening and general questions

    Hi All, Looking to put plasterboards on the garage ceiling and some down lighters, not a massive amount of heavy stuff is currently stored there (primarily boxes etc) but I think it would be a good idea to reinforce (existing joint size approx 6mx7.5cmx 4cm distance apart approx 56cm) The way...
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    New upvc windows installation , scratches and marks

    Hi We got new UPVC windows and a new upvc side door. The outside of most of the windows have marks , scratches , scuffs and it looks pretty deep sas you can see the white part (please see some pictures below) . In addition the cylinder on the UPVC door is not ant snap (in the brochure it says...
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    Immersion cap full of limescale

    Hi I would like to add an immersion element but the cap is full of limescale, do you think that it can still be removed successfully at this state? If yes how would you go about doing it? Thanks
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    Add immersion element to the hot water tank

    A)Looking on the cylinder it says "for side mounted immersion heaters=maximum length cylinder diameter - 100mm. see pic: Does that mean that they were not spare tappings and that an immersion element can be added on those connectors? b) In case that it can be added indeed, I still...
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    Add immersion element to the hot water tank

    thanks for that, the tank is a flowmax range, so if thats the case , there no other way to do this then apart from changing a tank ? :shock:
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    Add immersion element to the hot water tank

    Hi We will be installing a PV system and we were told that we can use a device called solar IBOOST if we have an immersion system. Our water tank is heated through a boiler using gas and it doesn't have an immersion element. However it has two bolted holes that I presume the immersion rod...
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    question about wardrobe catches

    Thanks ! Looking more carefully on top of the doors I found that all the parts are there apart from what looks like a latch .. http://www.screwfix.com/p/roller-bolt-catches-satin-ss-32-x-45mm/63660;jsessionid=wJ9BRtFZGbz5hKfLHbwPPWv50p1gwd56hzzNMjdrhhDhyK4b3byp!910612838 I...
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    question about wardrobe catches

    Hi everyone New to this forum. In our new place the painter has removed some of the catches inside the wardrobe however I am not sure what was the mechanism in there.. It looks like a door latch.. I wouldn't normally put a door catch like that I will use a piece of wood inside the...
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