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by nightofjoy
Sat Jul 29, 2023 11:51 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Quartz worktops.
Replies: 0
Views: 459

Quartz worktops.

Hi. I was wondering if anyone out there has any experience of quartz worktops in their kitchens? I was listening to the Reclining Pair podcast the other day, where the host was talking about fitting the kitchen in his newly (self) built extension. He was saying that quarts has energy holding propert...
by nightofjoy
Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: Washing Machine repair advice please
Replies: 0
Views: 2411

Washing Machine repair advice please

Hi. A little before Christmas, our (13 month old) washing machine packed in. We did a bit of investigating locally and found an engineer with good feedback. He came out and assessed the machine, and decided that the problem was the motor, and that we’d need a new one. His prices seemed reasonable an...
by nightofjoy
Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Kitchen Shelf and Wall Unit Hanging Into Plasterboard - Help Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2314

Kitchen Shelf and Wall Unit Hanging Into Plasterboard - Help Needed

We went and got a load of shelves, rails and units yesterday, as we're very short on space in the kitchen of our new flat. Came to fit them on the most spacious wall today and hit a stumbling block. Drilled my first hole, and it went through about 1cm of plasterboard, then about 1cm gap, then hit br...
by nightofjoy
Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Soundproofing Forum
Topic: Mute Box for Fire Alarm and Reducing Alarm Noise
Replies: 1
Views: 3636

Mute Box for Fire Alarm and Reducing Alarm Noise

Hi. We're just moving into a new flat. It's in an old building, made up of maybe 8 apartments, each has it's own sensors and glass-smash boxes for the alarm, but when the alarm goes off - it sounds in each of the flats simultaneously via red siren boxes on the interior walls. Now I haven't heard thi...
by nightofjoy
Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: HOW TO FIT A NEW HANDLE TO A DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOW??
Replies: 4
Views: 11385

HOW TO FIT A NEW HANDLE TO A DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOW??

I got a little overexcited while trying to close a window a few days ago, and tore off the handle. I've got hold of a replacement handle, but don't know how to fit it. What was left on the window it'self was the handle mounting bracket, with 2 screws either side, and the square section centre axle, ...
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