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by TheDoctor4
Mon Jan 29, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: Gas and Gas Fitting Forum
Topic: Barnard castle Sirocco streamline 2 gas fire
Replies: 30
Views: 28102

Re: Barnard castle Sirocco streamline 2 gas fire

For any future viewers of this topic, as the previously provided dropbox link no longer works, a selection of manuals can be found on the siroccospares.com site here: https://www.siroccospares.com/category/all-products You may need to ask them which manual covers your particular model before purchas...
by TheDoctor4
Wed Nov 22, 2023 3:58 pm
Forum: Brazing, Soldering and Welding Forum
Topic: I paid welding shops 4 times to fix in 2022 and still not fixed
Replies: 3
Views: 2055

Re: I paid welding shops 4 times to fix in 2022 and still not fixed

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by TheDoctor4
Wed Nov 22, 2023 1:14 pm
Forum: Brazing, Soldering and Welding Forum
Topic: I paid welding shops 4 times to fix in 2022 and still not fixed
Replies: 3
Views: 2055

Re: I paid welding shops 4 times to fix in 2022 and still not fixed

[quote=Thebossisagirl post_id=129539 time=1666322635 user_id=111488] I have a David Brown 1200 tractor. There's a metal hydraulic tube that connects to the under side of the tractor with 2 bolts, an o-ring and gasket. It was dripping so I took it off and went to a welding shop where they recommended...
by TheDoctor4
Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:23 pm
Forum: Builders and Builders Merchants Forum
Topic: Test Post - Builders Merchants Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Test Post - Builders Merchants Forum

This is a test post in the builders merchants forum
by TheDoctor4
Fri Oct 30, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Which ends of a radiator do TRV and lockshield go?
Replies: 7
Views: 133520

Re: Which ends of a radiator do TRV and lockshield go?

Hi All

We now have a handy DIY how to guide covering thermostatic radiator valves and TRV's that covers this particular subject and also others such as fitting and changing TRV's. Check out our TRV and thermostatic radiator valves project here if you are interested
by TheDoctor4
Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Wardrobe Hinges Installed by Sharps - What Replacements Should I buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 27174

Re: Wardrobe Hinges Installed by Sharps - What Replacements Should I buy?

Hi

No probs at all, glad to help!!

Kind Regards
by TheDoctor4
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Lofts and Loft Conversions Forum
Topic: Upgrading Existing Conversion Insulation for Sound and Thermal Improvement
Replies: 1
Views: 2164

Re: Upgrading Existing Conversion Insulation for Sound and Thermal Improvement

Hi Not too sure if you have seen but we do have a project on soundproofing in the home that may be of assistance to you: m Additionally the company that helped us produce the page are well voiced in soundproofing techniques and products so it might be worth a call to them for some more in-depth advi...
by TheDoctor4
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Help Needed With Ceiling Rose Wiring - Keeps Tripping Power?
Replies: 2
Views: 3414

Re: Help Needed With Ceiling Rose Wiring - Keeps Tripping Power?

Hi Mark

We do have a project on how to wire a ceiling rose that might be of use: https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/ceilingrose.htm

Hope this helps
by TheDoctor4
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Advice on Repainting and Refurbshing Red Brick Terraced House Exterior
Replies: 1
Views: 4035

Re: Advice on Repainting and Refurbshing Red Brick Terraced House Exterior

Hi David As the whole place is painted red you would probably be best off giving it a fresh lick of paint. It might be nice to return it to it's original bare-brick look but that would involve removing all the existing paint which would be quite a task. If you did decide to go down this route you mi...
by TheDoctor4
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Wardrobe Hinges Installed by Sharps - What Replacements Should I buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 27174

Re: Wardrobe Hinges Installed by Sharps - What Replacements Should I buy?

Hi

Normally, the standard replacement would be concealed hinges, such as those normally found on kitchen cupboard doors. We have a project page about them here: https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/cupboarddoors.htm

Hope this helps
by TheDoctor4
Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Attaching Curtain Pole and Radiator To Plasterboard Wall - What's the Best Method for Fixing?
Replies: 4
Views: 13454

Re: Attaching Curtain Pole and Radiator To Plasterboard Wall - What's the Best Method for Fixing?

Hi You're right, it does comment nailing the timber to hold while the glue sets but you could rig up a support, to support from the floor with a weight attached to push it into the wall if you have a few sections of longer timber, or you can brace off of an opposite wall, again if you have any lengt...
by TheDoctor4
Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Roofing Repair and Construction Forum
Topic: Damp on Chimney Wall in Semi Detached House in Upstairs Bedroom?
Replies: 3
Views: 3336

Re: Damp on Chimney Wall in Semi Detached House in Upstairs Bedroom?

Hi

Not too sure if you have seen but we have a project page on damp chimney breasts that may assist you further: https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/da ... breast.htm

Hope this helps
by TheDoctor4
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Attaching Curtain Pole and Radiator To Plasterboard Wall - What's the Best Method for Fixing?
Replies: 4
Views: 13454

Re: Attaching Curtain Pole and Radiator To Plasterboard Wall - What's the Best Method for Fixing?

Hi Not sure if you have seen but we have a few projects on fixing curtain poles to plasterboard walls that may help: m Specifically the project on fixing curtain poles that involves sticking a planed piece of timber above the opening using construction adhesive that you can then screw the pole to: m...
by TheDoctor4
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Best Way of Constructing Concrete Base For Greenhouse
Replies: 3
Views: 2799

Re: Best Way of Constructing Concrete Base For Greenhouse

No problems, glad we could help

Kind Regards
by TheDoctor4
Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Best Way of Constructing Concrete Base For Greenhouse
Replies: 3
Views: 2799

Re: Best Way of Constructing Concrete Base For Greenhouse

Hi

Have you seen our shed base project?: https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/shedbase.htm

The basic construction methods should be the same so this may help you out

Hope it helps
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