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by ALDA
Mon May 26, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: Fencing Forum
Topic: Barbed wire on fencing
Replies: 4
Views: 7442

YOU CAN GROW SHRUBS/HEDGING THAT WILL GIVE THE SAME EFFECT AS BARBED WIRE BUT MAY REQUIRE A PERIOD OF TIME TO ESTABLISH. HAWTHORN OR ROSE ETC. ETC.
by ALDA
Mon May 26, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Non-standard pipe size?
Replies: 4
Views: 8674

M, MAY BE AN OBSOLETE/NON STANDARD POLY PIPE. IF THE 35mm SIZE YOU MENTION IN YOUR POST IS THE INSIDE DIAMETER OF THE EXISTING PIPE YOU MAY BE ABLE TO CUT A LENGTH OF STANDARD 32mm COMMPRESSION WASTE PIPE (OD 34.50mm)THAT YOU CAN INSERT/SOLVENT WELD INTO EXISTING TO GIVE THE REQUIRED DIAMETER FOR TH...
by ALDA
Mon May 26, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Gardens and Gardening Forum
Topic: Garden project questions.
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

IT IS IMPORTANTANT TO NOTE THAT THE WIDTH OF THE FOUNDATION SHOULD BE SUSTANTIAL TO PREVENT WALL KEALING OVER.

HEIGHT OF RETAINING WALL/FOUNDATION WIDTH/DEPTH
300/400/250
500/450/275
800/500/300
1000/600/325
by ALDA
Fri May 23, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Fencing Forum
Topic: Barbed wire on fencing
Replies: 4
Views: 7442

APPLY ANTI VANDAL/INTRUDER/CLIMB PAINT TO TOP EDGE OF FENCE.

GOOGLE TE SAME TERMS FOR LOTS OF INFO.

TRY SCREWFIX TO PURCHASE.
by ALDA
Fri May 23, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Party Walls - Boundary Wall/Garage
Replies: 6
Views: 20566

ALANFP, FROM YOUR DESCRIPTION IT SEAMS LIKELY THAT THE FACE OF THE GARAGE WALL WILL BE THE BOUNDARY LINE AND THEREFORE THE FOUNDATION TO THIS WALL WILL ALREADY BE UNDER/OVER YOUR NEIGHBOURS SIDE OF THE LINE. IF THE PROPOSED WALL IS BUILT TO JOIN WITH THE GARAGE WALL AT FOR EXAMPLE RIGHT ANGLES, THEN...
by ALDA
Thu May 22, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: bath water drainage not working
Replies: 3
Views: 3452

CHECK TRAP/GULLY FOR DEBRI THAT MAY BE CAUSING A BLOCKAGE.
THEN HOSE OR PRESSURE WASH TRAP/GULLY/PIPE TO INSPEC. CHAMB.
by ALDA
Thu May 22, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp Breeze Block in Bathroom
Replies: 1
Views: 3290

DRILL DEEPER HOLES, PLUG AND USE LONGER SCREWS.
by ALDA
Tue May 20, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: freezer next to oven
Replies: 2
Views: 5542

H,

GOOGLE "METALISED INSULATION PANELS" OR FOILS AS I THINK THESE COULD BE UTILISED FOR THIS SITUATION.

A.
by ALDA
Tue May 20, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Gardens and Gardening Forum
Topic: Garden project questions.
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

STAN, RECOMMEND YOU CHECK YOUR DEEDS TO THE PROPERTY AS THERE MAY BE A CLAUSE CONTAINED WITHIN THAT RESTRICTS THE HEIGHT OF BOUNDARY FENCES/WALLS. ALL BEING WELL; 1). IF YOU DISCUSS YOUR PROPOSAL WITH YOUR NEIGHBOUR AND THEY AGREE TO THE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT TO THE BOUNDARY FENCE/WALL THAT DOES NOT EXC...
by ALDA
Sat May 17, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Toilet sewage pipe too far from wall - help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 51360

SILVERFLORA, WITHOUT DRASTICLY ALTERING THE SOILPIPE LOCATION YOU COULD TRY FITTING A STANDARD SWAN NECK PAN CONNECTOR WHICH WILL GIVE YOU THE HORIZONTAL ENTRY YOU DESCRIBE BUT UNFORTUNATELY WILL STILL LEAVE YOU WITH THE 33cm OFFSET. YOU COULD OF COURSE INTRODUCE A FALSE WALL/BOXED IN APPLICATION, U...
by ALDA
Fri May 16, 2008 12:12 am
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Pipe sizes allowed underground?
Replies: 6
Views: 30733

D-MAC, THE CONCERNS WITH SMALL DIAMETER PIPES BURIED IN A FLOOR SLAB ARE OF ACCESSABILITY IN THE EVENT OF A BLOCKAGE AND THEN THERE IS THE FROST PROBLEM AS TRAPS BURIED WITHIN A FLOOR AND BEING OF SMALL DIAMETER ARE PRONE TO FREEZING THE RESIDUAL WATER (CASE FOR INSULATION???). THE PIPE SHOULD BE CO...
by ALDA
Thu May 15, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Basics of gas and electric suppliers
Replies: 12
Views: 6614

I AGREE WITH H.E. THIS IS RIP OFF BRITAIN AND IT SEEMS LIKE ALL THESE SO CALLED CUSTOMER FOCUSSED COMPANIES ARE FOCUSSED ON ONE THING ONLY AND THAT IS PROFITEERING AT OUR EXPENSE WHILE THE SO CALLED ENERGY/FUEL WATCHDOGS JUST SIT BY AND ALLOW IT TO HAPPEN. THEY TALK ABOUT THIRD WORLD POVERTY, ENERGY...
by ALDA
Thu May 15, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Help!! - Main Multipoint BF query
Replies: 2
Views: 8412

PHIL, WE CAN TALK ALL DAY ABOUT PRICES BUT WHAT IS IMPORTANT IS TO ENSURE THE INSTALLER AGREES WITH YOU ON THE WORK YOU WISH TO HAVE DONE. (WRITTEN SHEDUAL OR CONTRACT, GUARANTEE AND SAFTY CERT, IF THESE ARE REFUSED, GET ANOTHER INSTALLER). AS YOU SAY THE EXISTING SYSTEM IS OLD, HAVE INSTALLER MAKE ...
by ALDA
Thu May 15, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Cracked Plastic Kitchen Sink
Replies: 2
Views: 9615

W, SEEING AS YOU HAVE ALREADY BOUGHT THE ADHESIVE, THEN WHAT HAVE YOU TO LOOSE. IF IT WORKS, YOUV'E SAVED AND IF IT FAILS, THEN YOU WILL HAVE TO FIT THE NEW SINK YOU ARE TRYING TO AVOID FITTING. JUST ONE SUGGESTION IF YOU PURSUE YOUR IDEA, THOUROUGHLY CLEAN, DEGREASE AND DRY THE REPAIR AREA BEFORE A...
by ALDA
Thu May 15, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Hot water tap on kitchen mixer sprays everywhere
Replies: 1
Views: 7425

G, YOU MAY HAVE THE TYPE OF TAP WITH A FILTER INSERT OR FLOW SPOUT FITTING SCREWED INTO THE OUTFLOW OF TAP AND IS REMOVABLE TO CLEAR ANY DEBRI THAT MIGHT HAVE BECOME TRAPPED BEHIND. AS IT IS A PROBLEM WITH THE HOT WATER OUTFLOW, I WOULD SAY IT WILL BE FRAGMENT/S OF RUBBER WASHER OR POSSIBLY DIAPHRAG...
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