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by GoNz0
Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Bang in cold water pipe
Replies: 2
Views: 2410

or reduce the pressure at the main stopcock, otherwise you will need to trace the pipes and put clips every meter or so to stop them moving
by GoNz0
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Ring main repair
Replies: 2
Views: 2943

if there is going to be a picture there you could put a backbox and blanking plate there and use a connector block to repair it, if you want to plaster over the repair you would need one of the spring loaded connections so theres no screws to come loose. unless you fancy chasing it all out and runni...
by GoNz0
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Soldering under floors
Replies: 6
Views: 2869

you can but them regulated to burn upside down, screwfix have some
by GoNz0
Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Socket attenuation.
Replies: 7
Views: 2828

a netgear router is simple to setup, all you need is your ISP's username and password, it auto detects the rest of the settings. and your pc will be setup by default to work with it :)

you dont need any software on your pc to setup a router, you connect to a web page for the initial setup
by GoNz0
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: replacing mains water pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 4283

well the problem was it was lead pipe so adding another stop cock would have been an utter pain, in the end i managed to open the stop cock up with mole grips. but it doesnt matter now as theres 25mm MDPE pipe running into the house now, its all good and the pressure is fantastic :) the lead pipe i ...
by GoNz0
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Socket attenuation.
Replies: 7
Views: 2828

you could use a high quality network cable thats shielded to run the 50 foot as a telpephone line. considering it can run up to 7km from the exchange you shouldnt lose much signal, even better would be having the router at the main phone point and using network cable as it can run 100m without issue...
by GoNz0
Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Virtual memory
Replies: 1
Views: 4265

buy more memory, virtual memory runs at 1.5x the physical ram, its usually a sign you dont have enough.
by GoNz0
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: DIY Wet Room
Replies: 3
Views: 3017

by GoNz0
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Bath with no tap holes
Replies: 5
Views: 8406

a hole saw with built in pilot bit should be fine, use it at low speed.
by GoNz0
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Socket attenuation.
Replies: 7
Views: 2828

you should still get a good signal even if you have to use an adapter, the main issue with them is they have to be on the same ring main, so you may find it doesnt work if your running it downstairs to upstairs if your on seperate rings. buy online then if its fails you can send them back minus the ...
by GoNz0
Sat Sep 27, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: bathroom light circuit
Replies: 2
Views: 2427

ahh well, i ran a seperate circuit up there for them today, like you say there going to have fans as well as its seperate toilet and bathroom, so it will feed 5 lights and 2 fans, may as well :)
by GoNz0
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: bathroom light circuit
Replies: 2
Views: 2427

bathroom light circuit

do the bathroom lights have to be on there own RCBO ? or can they share the RCBO with the upstairs light radial ?

im mid rewire and dont want to mess it up b4 the sparky comes and inspects the 1st fix :)
by GoNz0
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Two Way Switch as One Way Switch?
Replies: 4
Views: 65804

L1 and C can be used as a one way
by GoNz0
Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: replacing mains water pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 4283

cheers bud, guess i have a use for the pipe clips i brought here via screwfix..

so any reason to go with 22mm over 15mm ?

i guess not as i have yet to see that in a domestic supply
by GoNz0
Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: replacing mains water pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 4283

being as though the shortest length of poly pipe i can get is 25m, i was wondering about running it all the way to the bathroom due to the price of copper pipe at the moment, i only need 12m to the 1st stopcock, that will be going into supply the kitchen, then up the wall and through the floor cavit...
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