1. DaveFix

    Fused spur - distance to draining board

    Hi all, Had a new sink fitted, kept the tap in the same place but now have the draining board on the right hand side. The socket and fused switch are horizontally less than 30cm from edge of draining board. I assume it's now against regulations? If so, can the fused switch comply with...
  2. N

    Closed Couple Toilet Dimensions from Wall

    Hi, I would like to fit a closed couple toilet to replace the rather bulky old style one. My main worry is that in the past I’ve had one fitted by a plumber and the cistern ended up about 30mm from the wall. At the moment the front of the 90deg pan connector is 160mm from the wall and the centre...
  3. P

    Pex pipe-boiler: aerial distance

    I am adding radiators to my 2-pipe pumped, vented central heating (UK). The whole piping is copper 22mm and microbore, and I'm extending it with 15mm pex barrier pipe graded for central heating. I know that the first bit of pipes connected to the boiler must be copper, which is the case...
  4. D

    190x47 CLS joists - enough landing for drywall screw edge distance?

    The ends of ceiling plasterboard will have to share a 47 landing on the joist underside, so not much edge distance for drywall screws. Is there a spec drywall screw edge distance to be maintained?
  5. D

    Drywall screws min. edge distance

    What would the recommended minimum edge distance be for drywall screws? Thank you
  6. G

    Hawthorn - affect foundation depth

    Hello All, I have started to build my outbuilding/workshop as of last week. Cleared and plotted the ground out then called the BCO. There is a hawthorn 1.5m away from the foundation of the building so had to dig 2.5m down which I found takes a certain knack to dig. As I am coming away from the...
  7. RGi

    Cable diameter for long distance run

    I'm looking to make an extension lead of over 60m to run a well pump of of the generator after storms or other power cuts. It needs to run the pump which is rated at 2400 Watts. What diameter cable is needed for this to allow for power loss over distance.
  8. eveares

    Socket to close to Sink?

    Just wondering what the regulations were for how close a socket could be to a sink in the year 2000. The photo below is from a kitchen at a commercial office building that was likley built around the year 2000, the edge of the socket is only about 100mm-150mm away from the edge of the sink ...