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by Jak68
Sat Dec 03, 2022 1:41 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Kitchen Light Query
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: Kitchen Light Query

Screwfix were useless as they only offered me a fitting that was not even the same colour(they offered a white one and mine are a satin//nickel) I was purely looking for advice through peoples expertise, Screwfix are one of many companies but I wanted to check on the right type of light fitting I wo...
by Jak68
Sat Dec 03, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Kitchen Light Query
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Kitchen Light Query

One of the light fittings in the kitchen has started flashing and I have looked for a replacement, I managed to find the fitting from the part number on the light but it was part of a contractors pack that was sold in Screwfix but they are no longer sold. I contacted Screwfix but they were unable to...
by Jak68
Tue Mar 29, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Hot water problem
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

Hot water problem

good afternoon, we have a Potterton Performa 30HE and have got a problem of having no hot water in the kitchen. The boiler is in the kitchen and feeds the bathroom first and then comes down to the kitchen, the how water is ok in the bathroom but the tap needs to be running virtually full for the boi...
by Jak68
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Potterton Performa 30HE flashing 60degree light
Replies: 0
Views: 2111

Potterton Performa 30HE flashing 60degree light

Hi, i hope someone can help. I have a Potterton Performa 30HE boiler and it is getting a flashing 60degree light which suggests it is a pressure problem but the pressure gauge shows between 1 and 1.5 bar. I have checked various forums and a common fault that comes up is a faulty pressure sensor, is ...
by Jak68
Tue Feb 09, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Concrete base for summerhouse
Replies: 1
Views: 1828

Concrete base for summerhouse

Hi, just wondering if anyone could help. I am looking to start prepping for a base for a summerhouse and wanted to see how much material I would need. If I went down the concrete base route how many 20kg bags of concrete would it take for 1 cubic metre if I was using a 4 or 5 to 1 ratio of ballast? ...
by Jak68
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Consumer unit for shed/summerhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 2647

Consumer unit for shed/summerhouse

Hi, I am looking for some advice. I will be building a summerhouse in a couple of months and want to run electricity to it, I currently have a shed with electricity but I need to change the consumer unit and wanted to see what would be the best size to buy as I want to start buying things now. From ...
by Jak68
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Builders and Builders Merchants Forum
Topic: Base for summerhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 1960

Base for summerhouse

Hi, I am just looking for some advice. I am looking to buy a new summerhouse in the next couple of months which will be around 4m x 3m and was wondering what the most cost-effective product was for the base and also if it would be concrete how much materials would I need?
Thanks
by Jak68
Wed May 22, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Zone Controlling Wireless Thermostatic Radiator Valves
Replies: 2
Views: 2005

Zone Controlling Wireless Thermostatic Radiator Valves

Hi, the company I work for has tasked me to looking into changing all of the manual thermostatic valves on the radiators to wireless ones in the meeting rooms to help control things better.
Is anyone able to recommend a system that is capable of controlling 10 zones or more at the same time?
Thanks
by Jak68
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: What Size Armoured Cable for Shed Electrics?
Replies: 2
Views: 34098

What Size Armoured Cable for Shed Electrics?

Hi, I am planning to have a shed in the garden for putting in a tumble drier, a chest freezer a couple of sockets and some form of lighting, what size armoured cable would you recommend me to use for this? Thanks
by Jak68
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Fillers, Sealants and Adhesives Forum
Topic: Heat Resistant Tape or Sealant?
Replies: 0
Views: 2133

Heat Resistant Tape or Sealant?

Hi, I hope someone can help me. We have just had our chimney swept and the plate that was fitted in the cimney with the flue through it has had to be replaced. The new plate now has an access hatch in it so thet the chimney sweep can easily access the chimney with his brushes, the plate has been cem...
by Jak68
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Sealing Around Bath That Already has Plastic Bath Seal
Replies: 1
Views: 2255

Sealing Around Bath That Already has Plastic Bath Seal

Hi, I am trying to find out how to seal around a bath that has already got a plastic bath seal. My problem is the bath seal has now deteriorated (gaps underneath) and is fastened in behind tiles. I have tried using silicone sealant around the seal but it still leaks. Is there anything else I can use...
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