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by David Austin
Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Electric shower on but no water
Replies: 5
Views: 36536

[quote="Skids"]Hi David, How old is the unit? Can the check the water supply/feed? There may be a prim button, check the manual, normally used on first commission to get the water through the heater tank, press it and see if it helps All the best Skids[/quote] The unit is around 7 years ol...
by David Austin
Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Electric shower on but no water
Replies: 5
Views: 36536

[quote="chris_on_tour2002"]one further thought, eliminate the obvious (which i failed to think of when composing my previous post!) take the shower head off and the hose and inspect for blockages. dismantle the shower head and check for blockages also - could just be completely scaled up. ...
by David Austin
Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Conservatories and Orangeries Forum
Topic: replacing polycarbonate conservatory roof with glazing
Replies: 1
Views: 6680

replacing polycarbonate conservatory roof with glazing

I have been advised that it maybe possible to have the polycarbonate sheets on my conservatory roof replaced with pilkington active glazing. Can anyone direct me to a website to show how this might be done? The current supporting structure of the roof is timber framed and the overall construction ti...
by David Austin
Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Electric shower on but no water
Replies: 5
Views: 36536

Electric shower on but no water

Can someone please provide some ideas as to what has happened to this shower? The unit indicates that it is on when the electric supply is switched on, sadly there is no water coming out. Has the unit just packed in and a new one required or is there possibly another explanation and an easy solution...
by David Austin
Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Dripping new mono bloc tap
Replies: 3
Views: 3567

Thanks for the info

[quote="rosebery"]These "up and over" style of taps always drip! Its the residue of water in the tap making its way down to the spout under gravity where it gathers under surface tension. Eventually the weight ot water overcomes the surface tension and it drips. There is little y...
by David Austin
Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Dripping new mono bloc tap
Replies: 3
Views: 3567

Dripping new mono bloc tap

I have just installed a new Bristan Shadow mono bloc tap in the kitchen. All the joints are dry but despite the fact I have checked both hot and cold water valves to make sure they are clean I am still getting a very slow drip from the spout. It takes about 5 minutes to form and then drip. Any advic...
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