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by dugit
Sun May 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Replacing kitchen sink unit
Replies: 1
Views: 1554

Replacing kitchen sink unit

! am replacing my single tap kitchen sink unit with a two tap sink unit as I was told it would help the speed at which my taps would then deliver water from water tank in loft. I am looking on the internet at Clearwater stainless steel sink unit with two tap holes and roll front 1000 x 600. My kitch...
by dugit
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Fluidmaster Cable Dual Flush Installation
Replies: 0
Views: 1983

Fluidmaster Cable Dual Flush Installation

I have just got a fluidmaster cable dual flush valve for installation. What I cannot understand it has a partial flush adjusting slide which has more/less marked numbers 1 to 12 but the slide will only move up to about 3 but then falls back again. Also on the other side marked more/less 1 to 6 which...
by dugit
Thu May 19, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Replacement Toilet Using System that Operates from Tank in Loft
Replies: 1
Views: 1665

Replacement Toilet Using System that Operates from Tank in Loft

My present toilet system upstairs and downstairs operate not from the water mains supply but from a tank in the loft and when I installed them a good few years ago I had to fiddle with the water inlet to allow the water to fill the bowl. I’m looking at a replacement Flush King top flush, bottom fill...
by dugit
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Triton Jade 1 Electric Shower Just Started Leaking Possible Faulty PRD and O-Ring
Replies: 0
Views: 3401

Triton Jade 1 Electric Shower Just Started Leaking Possible Faulty PRD and O-Ring

I have a Triton Jade 1 shower. When switched on it has just started to leak water from the plastic tube which is situated just behind the water outlet to the showerhead. I have read that it may be a faulty prd and o ring 83301330 but this looks difficult to get at (I have disconnected the power supp...
by dugit
Sat May 18, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Replacing HSV3 valve
Replies: 1
Views: 1895

Replacing HSV3 valve

When I am replacing my faulty HSV3 valve is it usual/acceptable to use the old compression joints with the new valve ?
by dugit
Sat May 18, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: HSV3 valve tight
Replies: 0
Views: 1911

HSV3 valve tight

I find the hsv3 valve on my CH system is tight I can hardly turn it, can you repair it by taking it apart ?
by dugit
Tue May 07, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Central Heating ,hot water radiator problem
Replies: 2
Views: 3001

Central Heating ,hot water radiator problem

Central heating when hot water system comes on so do the radiators I have Glow Worm 80ff, Danfoss programmer CP715, Danfoss H series switching valve. The radiator system works OK, but I notice that after a bath when the hot water system comes on the Danfoss valve goes to the middle position quite of...
by dugit
Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: Hotpoint fridge/freezer temperature regulating
Replies: 0
Views: 3269

Hotpoint fridge/freezer temperature regulating

I have a Hotpoint fridge/freezer model HM315NI and I find that even with the temperature regulating knob at lowest position 1 , the temperature in the fridge and the freezer are a little to low and I was wondering if it was possible to adjust by removing the knob adjustment and cover ?
by dugit
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Waste outlet pipe cement or silicone
Replies: 0
Views: 3156

Waste outlet pipe cement or silicone

I have just finished putting a replacement kitchen sink in and had to make another hole for the plastic waste outlet, my question is it normal to cement the plastic pipe in or do you put silicone round the pipe?
by dugit
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Builders and Builders Merchants Forum
Topic: Replacing Kitchen sink unit
Replies: 1
Views: 3290

Replacing Kitchen sink unit

My present kitchen sink unit is showing signs of wear and I am thinking of replacing it. I would like to replace it with one of identical size so that I would not have to have a new work top which is OK.. The present sink unit I originally bought from MFI and the information I have on it is that it ...
by dugit
Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Door Bell wired added wireless transmitter
Replies: 1
Views: 3217

Door Bell wired added wireless transmitter

Because my hearing is getting worse and I miss the door bell I have been looking for a means of extending my present wired doorbell to have a wireless extender to be wired into my system. I have seen advertised an rc3200 in the United States : ! The Plug-In Extend-A-Chime expands an existing wired d...
by dugit
Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 13537

Re: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?

But can 't I remove the flexible hose from the cooker so that it can be taken away at the same time as I have a new cooker delivered ?
by dugit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 13537

Re: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?

So if I disconnect flexible hose at cooker then it is OK, but if I replace with new flexible hose and new cooker then it is normal to have to switch gas off for the whole of the house ?
by dugit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 13537

Re: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?

So it is OK to disconnect a flexible connector from cooker as no gas would then escape, but if a new gas connector was required for a new cooker then it is normal to switch off the gas at the mains for the replacement ?
by dugit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?
Replies: 5
Views: 13537

Gas cooker gas isolating valve ?

I am thinking of getting a duel fuel cooker (freestanding) in place of my present natural gas cooker. When I pulled the cooker out to look for electrical and gas connections (it has double pole control unit 32A with switch to the side and above the hub of the cooker) but the flexible gas connector d...
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