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by enfield250
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: Bowater Zenith Door
Replies: 0
Views: 1686

Bowater Zenith Door

Hello! I have a Bowater Zenith door which is quite old, it has given sterling service. But, now the locking mechanism is giving problems, it has become very notchy when raising the handle to lock the door. It is also difficult at times to open the door, a similar problem very notchy. The door has a ...
by enfield250
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Ikea Cabinet doors
Replies: 0
Views: 1396

Ikea Cabinet doors

Hello, I have a bit of an error, I have an IKEA bathroom cabinet. I am having the bathroom re-vamped and ordered two new doors for all the cabinets. What I didn't realise was the IKEA hinges are smaller than the standard 35mm. So the holes are too big. Does anyone have any experience of converting 3...
by enfield250
Tue Nov 09, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Tiles and Tiling Forum
Topic: Wooden wall cladding
Replies: 1
Views: 1609

Wooden wall cladding

Hello! I am about to have my shower room re-tiled. The house has solid walls that have been battened and clad with knotty pine tongue and groove. The walls in the shower room were tiled about 10 years ago with white 6 x 6 tiles. I have been removing these tiles and they seem to come away very easily...
by enfield250
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Shower Thermostatic valve
Replies: 1
Views: 1555

Shower Thermostatic valve

Hello!
I have a Saturnia by Aquarama steam cabin.
The thermostatic valve on the shower has seized, is their a way to revive the valve. I have posted on two sites that sell thermostatic valves, over two weeks ago, but neither has replied.
Cheers
by enfield250
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Conservatories and Orangeries Forum
Topic: Solid Roof on Small Conservatory
Replies: 1
Views: 2400

Solid Roof on Small Conservatory

Hello! I have a small 3m x 3m conservatory at the back of my house. I want to replace the 10mm twin wall roof to make the space more usable. Is it still possible to replace the polycarbonate with OSB and felt, with 100mm rock wool and plasterboard. I seem to remember you could buy warm roof for exte...
by enfield250
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Walk-in Bath Leaks From Waste?
Replies: 0
Views: 1548

Walk-in Bath Leaks From Waste?

Hello! My mother-in-law has a walk-in bath, on the first floor in hare house. It seems to be leaking from the waste. I had a plumber out last week, he changed the trap and tested it ok, without anyone in the bath. However when my mother-in-law uses the bath the waste leaks when the bath is drained. ...
by enfield250
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Sound Like Running Water After Freezing Condensate Pipe
Replies: 0
Views: 2310

Sound Like Running Water After Freezing Condensate Pipe

Hello! I've been away and before i went I had a frozen condensing pipe. The pipe has been left disconnected from the drain for a week. When I returned home I have a sound like running water, I have tried resetting the boiler, have reconnected the condensing pipe. The boiler is a Worcester Bosch syst...
by enfield250
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic:
Replies: -1
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Thermostatic Cartridge for Aquarama Saturnia Comfort Shower

Hello! In 2003 I installed an Aquarama Saturnia Comfort shower / sauna cabin. I now need to replace the thermostatic cartridge, it looks like a Vado-hub-001a wax. However I really need the dimensions for this cartridge before I spend £100 buying one.Has anyone got an idea of the measurements ? Cheer...
by enfield250
Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Plate heat exchanger or coil
Replies: 0
Views: 2949

Plate heat exchanger or coil

Hello! My thermal store has developed an internal leak, and needs to be replaced. I need some advice on which type to purchase, the type I have now with an internal coil heat exchanger or one with a external plate heat exchanger. The price difference is marginal. Does anyone have any preference or i...
by enfield250
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Ceiling Binders
Replies: 3
Views: 13970

Thanks Canny, I have done this now and what I did was this. 1. screwed 2"x2" timber below pirlin and glued and screwed to each joist. 2. glued and screwed 2"x2" on top of 2"x2" timber, to fabricate 4"x2". 3. bolted a piece of 2"x2" timber to bottom p...
by enfield250
Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Ceiling Binders
Replies: 3
Views: 13970

Ceiling Binders

I would like to add to ceiling binders to my loft, to stop any chance of flexing. Can these binders be supported from the rafters and pirlins, I intend to use 2" x 2" timber for both binder and hangers, is it best to screw these to the hangers or use bolts. The binders are less than half w...
by enfield250
Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Loft beams in the way
Replies: 3
Views: 11119

I have a similar problem, a piece of 4x2 nailed to the rafters and resting on the pirlins. A friend of mine who is a retired builder, tells me I can remove this bit of 4x2, as it was only used in roof construction. However in the 80's I had my house reroofed and the roofers fitted 2 pieces of 4x2 an...
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