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    chronic air in radiators and concurrent boiler pressure rise - combi

    WB Combi boiler about 5 years old. All new rads installed as part of rennovation installed (4 downstairs, 4 upstairs, - all modern designer ones, 3 of which are the tall column rads) 1960s 3 bed house with copper piping Install finished about 3 months ago, all was working ok, no issues and was...
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    Purlin Spliced and resting on top of cracked brick - help

    Hiya, After googling I think its a purlin, 1960s house, new roof about 10 years ago, been in a year, just really noticed this (other trades been in loft not mentioned anything to me). old dear lived in it, so she may have been taken advantage or not. I am crapping myself as just finished...
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    Floorboard tongue and groove - advice re. size/type

    I have a 1960's house and some of the floorboards need replacing prior to amtico installer coming and plying/glueing. Please bear with me as a diy novice. Some of the boards are cupped some are split and some have holes (probably about 15-20% need replaced rest are sound) From my measurements...
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    Concrete Step - water leeching though and rotting floorboards - advice needed

    It seems the concrete step is leeching water through from outside to inside and part of it is in contact with the floorboards, they are rotten and will be replaced The step starts outside and continues inside under the floorboardS (so the part of the concrete step on the inside is wet) How can I...
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    Cupped floorboards, just ply and Glue down LVT ?

    Hi, doing the entire downstairs but some parts on the old wooden floorboards are cupped (1960s house). The cupping is permanent and Im happy there is no ongoing humidty/moisture issue. It doesn't look to bad but is visible and feelable. There were carpets in the house and its been a complete...
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    Conservatory - building control question - help!

    we are selling our house and have accepted and offer. (3 bed semi) We have a conservatory built in 2009 for which we had planning permission granted (extends out 4.2 meters from house, 4.6 m accross the width of the house) Our solicitor is asking for building control approval certificate - I...
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    Siting of new boiler

    Hi, I have no plumbing heating knowledge, save what I've quickly gleaned from this great forum We have had a conservatory built accross the back of our house, so now the boiler flue exit is directly above the conservatory roof and would ony be accessible by climbing onto the conservatory...
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