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    Shower access panel (tile on ply)

    I am currently fitting a bathroom, and have been limited to an electric shower. I choose an electric shower with a remote pack (Triton T300si) and build stud wall to house this remote pack. It the stud wall was covered with Aquapanel but there needs to be a 2 tile access hole. To cut a...
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    Replacing W trusses in flat loft.

    As far as i am aware steels are only used when the trusses have no loadbearing partitions below them. And this type of truss is capable of holding the load of an average roof with 80 x 40mm timbers and a span of 12 meters at 600mm centers. As the maximum span from one load baring wall to...
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    Replacing W trusses in flat loft.

    I want to remove the W trusses in the loft of my flat. Not for a full conversion but just for extra useable space. I realise that i may need a structural engineer or architect. But in the terms on my lease i am covered and i have got permission from the management company. I am the head...
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    Tile cutting saw with blade for wood.

    Thanks guys. I guess ill have to part with some cash then :cry:
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    Tile cutting saw with blade for wood.

    I have a small low powered (450w) tile cutter with a 180mm diamond cutting blade. works a treat for tiles and i was wondering if i can change the 180mm blade to a wood / mdf blade. I would then use it to cut MDF based laminate flooring ( 8mm). the tile cutter is from wickes in UK (is this...
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    Best noise reducing underlay for Laminate / wood floor.

    thanks for the quick reply on the floor at the moment there is old laminate installed by the last owner and what looks like fiberboard as the underlay. i don't mind sacrificing some height and resizing doors ect if thats whats needed and installing 2 layers of underlay.
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    Best noise reducing underlay for Laminate / wood floor.

    I will be laying some new wooden (laminate) flooring. I really need the best sound proofing for my flat. Airborne and impact are a big worry due to my hyper sensitive neighbors below. I was looking at the stuff in the link below. 31db reduction. Or maybe i need to try a multi layered...
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    Bathroom Fan, light wiring problem.

    Thank you :) it worked.. I will update the photo, for any future people with the same problem. once again thank yo to everyone who helped me sort this problem. edit... looked like tho photo has already been done for me !! 8)
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    Bathroom Fan, light wiring problem.

    Ok the cables to the fan isolator from the light fitting are just the red and black from the same sheath, they are wired red to L2 and black to N. here is an updated photo. I thought it would be obvious where the wires go, but im stumped. Admittedly im no electrician !
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    Bathroom Fan, light wiring problem.

    Thank you for the reply :) at the switch is 3 red wires. one into com. one into L1 and one into L2 i have a multimeter. but i am not sure how to use it effectively, to solve my problem. :(
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    Bathroom Fan, light wiring problem.

    Hello everyone, I have come here in the hope someone can help me solve my problem. I decided yesterday to replace my ceiling rose in my bathroom. I looked at the wiring before i removed the old one, and thought that looks easy. I then removed the old rose and replaced with the new. I...
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