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by kaner.dr
Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:19 am
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: 4 hole bath mixer - shower head siphoning any fixes?
Replies: 1
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4 hole bath mixer - shower head siphoning any fixes?

I have a 4 hole bath mixer (hot, cold (quarter turn), bath filler, pull out shower head). All are set on a flat plinth next to bath. Frequently when turning on the tap (only) the shower head starts to leak water - perhaps due to a siphoning effect. Any suggestions on how to fix? Is it a problem with...
by kaner.dr
Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Heat Resistant Spotlights
Replies: 1
Views: 6010

Heat Resistant Spotlights

I would like to install spotlights to illuminate the rear of a fireplace cavity which will contain a flued stove. They will be installed inside the cavity above the stove. They need to be able to withstand the heat produced. I have looked for heat/fire resistant luminaires but have't found anything....
by kaner.dr
Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: How many hinges?
Replies: 1
Views: 4068

How many hinges?

I am fitting a trifold door with 3 sections, each weighing 10-12kg and each about 30cm wide (and 2m tall). They are going to be fixed to each other and the wall with 40mm brass butt hinges (each section is 23mm thick I cannot find a guide as to how many hinges I will need to use given that the first...
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