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    Insulating eves in loft extension

    Thanks Woody this is helpful!
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    Insulating eves in loft extension

    There is 100mm PIR on the vertical walls. I could attach some additional PIR and fix these to the vertical struts in the wall. Would this make much difference in making the room warmer?
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    Kitchen lighting fuse keeps tripping

    Just a quick update, thank you very much for all your advice and help, I replaced the transformers and also replaced the cables and have had not issues since.
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    Insulating eves in loft extension

    Hi all, Looking for some advice on insulting the eaves in my loft extension. The loft extension was roughly done in 2010, but the room can be cold at times during winter. Looking into the eaves they have insulated the 4 walls of the loft space, but under the rafters in the eaves these have not...
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    Bay window sealed units

    Hi all, I have bay windows which comprises of 6 separate windows. Some of these open and some are fixed. How are the fixed units held in? (presuming just screwed to the frame) The reason for asking is that a couple of the fixed units have some gaps and let air through when it is...
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    Stuck upvc window

    Thanks @CBW the bolts from the lock are stuck in the fixings so the window does not open. I have had a look at the window on the other side and it seems that there are two bolts that engage with the fixings on the frame to secure the window.
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    Stuck upvc window

    This is the window in question.
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    Stuck upvc window

    Hi all, Does anyone have any suggestions on how to open a jammed upvc window? I have check the spindle and handle which works, but it does not seem to engage the bolts to allow the window to open. thank you in advance!
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    Neff dishwasher does not heat the water

    Hi all, I have a Neff S4453N0GB/13 integrated dishwasher and ever since moving in we have noticed that the dishes are always dirty in the dishwasher that came with the house. I have pinned it down to the water not heating up as even on the hottest wash, it is cold, however the dishwasher...
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    Neff Dishwasher doesn't heat the water

    Sorry Andy to clarify, we inherited the dishwasher and there is a single cold water inlet connected to the back of the machine.
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    Neff Dishwasher doesn't heat the water

    Hi all, I have a Neff S4453N0GB/13 integrated dishwasher and ever since moving in have noticed that the dishes are always dirty. I have pinned it down to the water not heating up as even on the hottest wash, it is cold, however the dishwasher still dries the items and produces heat. Any...
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    Kitchen lighting fuse keeps tripping

    Thanks all this is really helpful, @SUNRAY them two sets of lights are off the same switch, but I can switch them on independently as they are on a 4 gang switch that also control other lights too. I have told the mrs to switch them on slowly rather than rapid fire and I am planning on firstly...
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    Stuck bedroom window

    This is the window in question
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    Stuck bedroom window

    Hi all, I have a upvc window in the house which is stuck shut. I have taken the handle off and the spindle is engaged, but it seems that it is not releasing the dead bolt from the frame. I had a look on YouTube and it suggests using a Allen key to push the bolt free but no success to date...
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    Kitchen lighting fuse keeps tripping

    Recently moved into a new house, and the kitchen lighting circuit keep tripping every few days. Normally happens when switching on or off the lights and you have to flick the fuse back. There are 8 mr16 spot lights split between the utility room and downstairs toilet, 8 mr16 spot lights on a...
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    Nest Installation with unvented Hot water tank

    I get that it is designed to run on the off peak tariff, but I could ensure I follow that within Nest. Also for the boost function, if it is anything Hive then I should be able to set the thing to run from the app as needed. Alternatively are there any better thermostats available that support...
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    Nest Installation with unvented Hot water tank

    It is, but the timer is rubbish and we are forever running out of hot water and it is a pain to go and press the boost button to get some more hot water.
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    Nest Installation with unvented Hot water tank

    Just been told by someone else that my system is not compatible and to make it work, it would need a rewire and a powerful switch installing. Can anyone shed any light on what the plumber is referring to?
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    Nest Installation with unvented Hot water tank

    Hi there, I am seeking some assistance to determine if it is possible to connect a Nest thermostat to a Megaflo 125DD which currently has a Horstmann Electronic 7 Digital Economy 7 Timer & Boost Control currently fitted. I have been in touch with Nest who confirm compatibility, however when I...
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    Baxi 105e boiler query on installing a thermostant

    Hi all, I have a Baxi 105e boiler and have just purchases a hive active heating thermostat and a query on the wiring of the thermostat. Currently the 7 day digital clock is used to operate the boiler. Will the clock remain in the boiler, I imagine yes and the wireless thermostat will...
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