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    Insulating eaves dwarf walls - rockwool or insulation board?

    Hi cdbe thanks for adding the images as it has clarified my concern with vapour barrier, so better to use OSB ok that seems a better solution. Regarding the cold bridging on the vertical studding, I had not considered that, is that really an issue to address ? Maybe I should read up on cold...
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    Insulating eaves dwarf walls - rockwool or insulation board?

    Hi CDBE thanks for writing about the insulation slabs, have now purchased 10 packs from B & Q a bargain. Was considering retaining them with a vapour barrier type sheet at the back in the cold / vented part of the loft space ? and plasterboard on the front
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    Insulation spec for under rafters

    Hi Re-surrecting an unfinished project in an 1820s farmhouse where i submitted a Building Notice in Sept 2007 for a loft conversion to make it into two habitable rooms. How can i establish the spec for insulating beneath the rafters ? rafters only 3" x 2" so i will need 50mm air gap to start...
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    baumatic BDI631 no power

    Hi folks, hope you can help me here dishwasher flooded at the base, when power button is pressed NO lights come on. Have pulled the machine out tonight, scooped the water out of the base tray, checked the fuse in the 3 pin plug all ok. checked anti-flood device, all bone dry smelled the motor...
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    Hot water from Combi intermitant

    gigz, Yes plenty of flow, just stops heating then cuts back in again
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    Hot water from Combi intermitant

    Hi Worcester 28CDI Combi, all works ok except that it won't deliver hot water constantly, flames stop and restarts after few seconds. What is the diagnosis please
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    Baumatic dishwasher error lights ?

    Hi All have searched for this information without any success, could anyone inform me what the error diagnostic lights mean Please ? model is BDI631 Dishwasher 7 lights / program lights 1 & 2 solid lit, 3 & 5 flashing Thanks
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    could it be that i need to fit a diaphragm repair kit ?
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    Took the shower head off, then dismantled, surprised how many parts inside, anyway got it back together. It was all spotless, even the mesh filters :lol:
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    Ok shower head descale, shall look at that thanks
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    Thanks for your constructive comments guys will try what you suggested :D
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    The hot water to basins are fine, pressure throughout is good, even when shower goes hot / cold pressure remains the same, which is confusing. burner light goes on off, is it somethink to do with the big red vessel inside, which holds or balances the hot water ? thanks for any...
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    Shower cartridge changed but still intermittent temp

    Was convinced the 15 yr old cartridge needed replacing to sort our shower temp problem. But it seems the worcester 28cdi is cutting in and out, whats the cure please ? THANKS
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    Wiring for replacing 12v MR16s with 240v GU10s

    Hi Is this acceptable ? run 240v switched supply using 2 core cable to each GU10 connected in series using ? connector terminal blocks (choc blok) because the covered round terminal units are too large to go through the downlight apertures ? thanks
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    Cordless NiCad Chargers

    Hi Charger for my Ryobi 14.4v NiCad Drill has packed in. Can i use another charger i have ? Ryobi charger output was 18v 300mA Alternative charger output is 22v 450mA 9.9va - which was also for a 18v NiCad drill plugged it in and the charge light comes on, just concerned if it may...
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    additional shower selection advice req'd

    Hi currently have a Worcester 28cdi combi and 1 Mira balancing shower, works fine if no one else in the house uses any water. Intending to fit another shower in our loft conversion. Should i stick with another balancing type shower or go to electric type ? comments invited, thanks
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    Under rafter insulation

    Ok for my loft conversion i need to insulate under the rafters, multifoil insulation is the most space effiecient and represents 200 thk insulation. Is it still necessary to fit additional rigid insulation celotex/kingspan between the rafters first ? Can i use rockwool type ? Thanks
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    Dual circuit brake failure ?

    Okay guys, after bleeding the rear calipers the pedal is up and rear brakes work now, Strange but now working Thanks for your comments :D
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    Dual circuit brake failure ?

    Servo vac system seems ok what are your thoughts
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    Dual circuit brake failure ?

    Ok jacked the rear up and removed both wheels, bled the rear calipers. No air bubbles but rear brakes now work, but pedal remains only functional half way down ? any ideas
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