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    Soft Close Toilet Seat

    thanks. have taken the seat off and cant see any obvious areas to tighten, must be broken.
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    Soft Close Toilet Seat

    We have a AQUIS MILANO/CASINA SOFT CLOSE SEAT CHROME toilet seat, the top part of the seat is no longer soft closing. any ideas how to tighten the thing up so it soft closes again? I've tried the screws on the pictures attached but they seem to tighten the bottom of the seat not the top...
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    Halogen Light Bulbs + Loft Insulation

    thanks, would be very surprised if the previous owner spent the extra money on fire rated lights. ill cover with caps and then insulate ensuring transformers are kept above the insulation.
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    Halogen Light Bulbs + Loft Insulation

    We moved into a new house 12 months or so ago. The spare bedroom has 4 x halogen light bulbs in the ceiling. The loft insulation covered the bulbs and transformers which seemed like a fire hazard to me (and wasnt noticed during the survery for some reason). I've moved the loft...
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    Condensate pipe freezing prevention

    we've had the same problem with our bolier since we moved into our new house, we've rerouted the pipe so that the majority is on the inside of the house but it still froze last night. does anyone know if the attached is anygood? http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Products/CCPGE04.html
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    Frozen condensate pipes everywhere you go

    our condensation pipe froze last friday, it was lagged but not properly (corners were not lagged) and had a smallish pipe which froze. we've since increased the pipe size and have the pipe running inside the garage, lagged and joining the outside pipe to minimise the amount of pipe exposed...
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    Advice Please - Frozen Pipe

    We had a frozen pipe yesterday from the stop cock to the boiler. Discovered that we had pipes in the kitchen roof void that were uninsulated. Cold water was flowing direct from the stop cock but hot water and any cold water flowing through the roof were affected. We turned the...
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    Flat Roof - REpair / Replace

    Can anyone recommend any companies that repair / replace flat roofs. Have notice that our flat roof is leaking along the flashing. Many thanks.
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    Verticle Flue

    thanks, the flue is is gray plastic. guess im best offer contacting a roofer?
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    Any ideas what this?

    Took the cover up (fitters will put new stuff down). Looks like they ran out of suitable glue half way through the job (half of the floor is fine), the other glue used doesnt stick to polythene so never dried out by the looks of it. All seems okay now though.
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    Verticle Flue

    Hi, weve recently moved into a new house. At somepoint the boiler has been moved from the kitchen to the garage. When moved the old flue has been left connected but as far as i can tell not capped (it's connected to an old storage cupboard). With the torrential rain i have noticed...
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    Any ideas what this?

    We're refurbing out kitchen (which is almost done). Have taken up the laminate floor, underneath is a green paper like underlay, underneath that a polythene cover which has been glued down by the looks of it. Part of the polythene seem a little damp underneath, the glue is still sticky...
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    Telephone Socket - Blanking Plate

    had a look, the socket wasn't even connected, the wires had been taped up previously so have put into the wall and sealed over.
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    Telephone Socket - Blanking Plate

    yes its a slave, the master is at the front of the house. i was hoping to avoid any knocking about but guess it cant be avoided?
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    Telephone Socket - Blanking Plate

    We have had new kitchen fitted, the fridge is now going to rest again the wall where a current BT (which we do use) phone socket is located. We need to recess the socket back to the wall, are there blanking sockets available (the width is 6.5cm). We have plenty of other BT socket so...
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    Light Switch Question

    thanks guys, i'll check the whole loop this weekend.
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    Surround Sound System

    that's great, thanks for the thorough explanation. the wires near the light are two aerial cables, the black cable was the sky connection running under the carpet. i'll read through the post in more detail and do what you suggest. the setup was installed before the previous occupant...
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    Light Switch Question

    okay thanks, i'll take that as a yes then :D
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    Light Switch Question

    sorry, you mean all light switchs that are causing the flicker? ie the wall switches?
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    Surround Sound System

    i can see two output wires by the tv area but cannot see an input areas for the other five cables. does surround sound operate on only two output cables?
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