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Gas pipe to a Worcester System 24i boiler - nice job

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by smarriott, 6 May 2009.

  1. smarriott

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    Hi

    I came home from work to find a good length of 28mm copper growing up an exterior wall.

    Obviously this new 'feature' pleased me greatly, have a look at the picture:

    Fair enough I decided to relocate the boiler to the opposite end of the house, but to slap this up the exterior wall is a bit rich.

    Anyway, is there a reason why he has taken a 28mm feed to the boiler that requires on 22mm, could this be due to the distance across to the other side of the house which is probably a good 10m, plus the vertical?

    I would have preferred to chase into the loft internally but the option was never made. Hopefully this will be resolved tomorrow.

    Cheers
     
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    looks acceptable to me cannot comment for the required pipe sizing for the boiler as do not know the full in's n outs
    not cosmetically pretty but obviously easier for your installer and less disturbance on the interior of your property
     
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    Looks ok to me as well, just hope he sleeved the top, and the ****** don't spot it tonight. :LOL:
     
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    when he quoted for the job did you not ask where he was planning on running the pipe? i expect you wouldn;t of been pleased if he had just run it through your living room? :LOL:
     
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    I agree it gets the job done, but it looks no good.

    The instruction to the fitter was not to worry about internal mess as the house is in a state, he has also got to chop out a 22mm cold feed through the fabric of the house.

    Consultation would have been a better option as he will now have to undo this.

    Ask yourself this, would you pipe the feed this way if it were your house?
     
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    he should have consulted you on this i agree

    I am also a tad concerned how he has come out of the gas box. is it me peepers or has he cut through the top of it??

    I am sure thats a no no but i could be wrong.

    also it doesnt look that bad!
     
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    Thought the pipe matches the cables nicely :!:
     
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    It's the back you can't cut.
     
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    By the time hed chopped a 28 into the internal wall protected it against the materials surrounding it you'd have weakened your internal wall cos you cant chop more than a quarter(from memory).

    Boxed in youd have to vent it.

    It'll soon go green and you'll not notice its there.
     
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    you can't just chase a gas pipe in a wall tho can you? how would you know it was there. I see alot of new builds especially flats with gas pipes ran externally.
     
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    again Thanks DIA :)
     
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    its the way I would have gone as well. sorry to be honest but its probably the safest route
     
  16. I would have consulted you first and when you objected upped the price considerably for the job. What he has done is perfectly acceptable, paint it black if you like.
     
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    It looks like the fella's doing a decent job, there's plenty who would have run it in 22mm. Stop whinging.

    He should have spoken to you about it though.
     
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