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by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Kitchen Spotlight
Replies: 6
Views: 3020

2 of the internal connections are not bproperly connected.
by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: drain heating down i have a combi
Replies: 4
Views: 3622

I too have a combi. Shut off all rads at both ends, and drain the selected rad and reconnect as planned. You should find a filling loop under your boiler,where you top up the system if the pressure falls, this consists of 2 taps, on is usually open and one closed, and a flexible hose. Open the bleed...
by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Ceiling Joist Sizing
Replies: 5
Views: 5431

are they fixed to the ceiling above or suspended?
why 32mm of plasterboard. if for soundproofing dB chech and high density insulation?
by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Door frame removal
Replies: 1
Views: 3061

If it is in a load bearing wall there should already be support for the wall above, as this should not bear on a door lining.
by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: fire doors and frames
Replies: 1
Views: 2644

Ask BC as if you are converting space, they have the final say.
by bd3cc
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Changing garage to living space on new build
Replies: 1
Views: 3381

Talk to BC yourself and explain the situation. They are most helpful generally.
by bd3cc
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Fixing to Walls Issues and Problems Forum
Topic: Curtain fixing - plaster wall
Replies: 3
Views: 6665

How old is the property?
by bd3cc
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Bulbs 'melting' at the base
Replies: 2
Views: 2798

If it is the same lamp on a three pronged fitting, it sounds as if there is a loose connection at the lampholder, causing it to arc and overheat, hence the holes. If it is a metal fitting/switch it really should be earthed, but many years ago, lighting circuits were not earthed, and no reputable spa...
by bd3cc
Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Radiators warm when only hot water switched on.
Replies: 2
Views: 3807

C/H systems are notoiously difficult to wire. You have so many different diagrams, and dont know which one to follow. I don't know either of your components, but would go with the Drayton diagram. Pump over run can often cause a problem. and it can be as simple as keeping/removing a pre-installed li...
by bd3cc
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: Tiles and Tiling Forum
Topic: Tiles in Bathroom have come apart & uneven
Replies: 1
Views: 3206

Subsidence unlikely cause. If you have noticed water leaking somewhere this is the most likely cause, as tile cement is not waterproof.
Probably the water has penetrated the boxing material and loosened the tiles.
Remove loose tiles, fix leak, and go from there
by bd3cc
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: Roofing Repair and Construction Forum
Topic: WORN ROOF SOAKERS
Replies: 1
Views: 4410

Soakers are not expensive in themslves, so i would not think in the thousands.
when you receive the quote, re-post.
by bd3cc
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Replacing fibreboard on walls
Replies: 4
Views: 5430

tere is a plasterboard product with insulation.Ask in your local builders merchants.
I would doubt that asbestos would be associated will this system, but if you see anything suspicious proceed with caution
by bd3cc
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Outside security light
Replies: 6
Views: 5077

It's possible that there were 2 faults . 1 blown lamp, 2 faulty fiiting and that 1 masked 2.
Change the fitting as it sounds to me as if the lux sensor in the fitting is faulty.
by bd3cc
Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Shower pump will not turn off.
Replies: 2
Views: 5343

Either yo have mis-connected it, or the flow switch is faulty.
by bd3cc
Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: consumer unit selection
Replies: 4
Views: 2872

If you are changing it, it should be 17th edidtion and fitted by a Part p registered sparks, or notified to BC.
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