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    Is a dedicated air purifier better than a combo air purifier/dehumidifier?

    Hi all. My question is pretty much what it sounds like - are combo units as good as dedicated purifiers or dehumidifiers, or are they mediocre at both tasks? For context: I have a nasty combination of asthma and hayfever, so I'm planning to get an air purifier with a HEPA filter to remove...
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    Cold UFH run

    Hi, I have an unknown UFH system (not long moved in) that had to have the blending valve replaced due to a leak. I was worried that this would have introduced air into the system so now am looking to refill/pressurise the system (the emergency plumber just did the blending valve and said it was...
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    Gtech Airam AR02

    Hi all Another Air Ram question. The brushes were not turning so I replaced the broken drive belt and the nylon gear just in case. This fixed it but now it will only turn while not on the floor as in if I put it down to hoover up it doesn't go round. Could it be a motor issue? Bipman
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    Bath hot tap flow

    Hi, hoping someone can make sense of my problem and point me in the right direction. The hot tap flow on my bath mixer increases if I turn on the bathroom sink hot water tap, close the sink tap and flow decreases again. The bath tap supply comes straight from the combi boiler and the sink taps...
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    Idea for cooling loft

    Hi. I've got quite a useful loft space that makes quite a good workshop. The problem is that as most lofts do, it gets very hot up there in the summer time. The roof is not insulated which I'm sure would make a big difference however I can't afford to do that. I'm thinking about whether I could...
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    Air in my system

    Hello, Recently I noticed that my 2 living room rads were not heating up. All other rads in the house were. It was suggested to me by a plumber to turn the valves on all the working rads off only leaving the two living room rads on and they should heat up. Wait 20-30mins and then turn all rads...
  7. J

    Garden office too hot

    I've built a garden office last year and is well insulated, breathable membrane, air gap then cladding for breathable aspects. On the warm side i.e. before internal walls is vapour barrier which I research as the best for stopping moisture in winter, and effectively creating a sealed box. The...
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    possible air in pipes - combi boiler in attic

    Hi. Looking for some advice please. I have installed a new pump in my boiler, I first added some cleaner, let it run for 3 days, drained the system, installed pump, added inhibitor and refilled / vented. (the filling loop is in the attic) All the radiators heat up fine and i have bled all...
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    Pros and Cons - Passive vents in bedroom

    I'm social housing tenant and I had a survey from a company called Airtech as we have condensation on the bedroom windows. Recommendations were to change fans in bathroom and kitchen to ones with a humidistat, and install passive air vents in the 2 bedrooms. The housing emailed me with the...
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    VERY LO-NG Story - Main Combi heating System. Help needed!

    So begins my sad saga. Like most of us, I like a problem and the satisfaction of solving it and felt capable of doing so as I have had some plumbing experience (Pre Corgi) and have, in fact fitted a complete system around 20 yrs ago (Tho my mate, Bill the Plumber did the final checks) Here...
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    Garage door draught gap

    Hi Folks, there is a pretty large gap in our garage door which lets a lot of cold air into garage. Can this be improved in any way? Picture here:!AvxDFgUHUgNCxFFWrt2bKXIebhqD Thanks folks.