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by mikimac
Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Unable to remove old taps
Replies: 2
Views: 2547

Hi, I've had a look at the picture & the plastic bolt you mention is normally a threaded rod which screws into the bottom of the mixer set. The 'half moon' plate on the underside of the sink unit is the anchor which holds the mixer unit in place & a bolt is then tightened up the rod to secur...
by mikimac
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: water leaking from kitchen ceiling when shower runs
Replies: 3
Views: 2895

As you mention that you notice the water when there are 2-3 showers there's a strong possibilty that you either have a leak in the waste pipework or directly from the trap. Unless there is real evidence that the grout in the shower area is defective (ie cracked & missing) it's unlikely. It may w...
by mikimac
Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: type of home heating oil
Replies: 4
Views: 2942

There are 6 classes of fuel used in the UK ranging from light distillate fuel such as paraffin (BS 2869 Class C1) which is normally used in flueless domestic heaters with wick burners to Heavy Fuel Oil (BS 2869 Class G) which is normally used in the Industrial sector. The common oil used in the resi...
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