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by rosebery
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Radiator Thermostatic Valve size
Replies: 4
Views: 6889

Radiator Spanner (Screwfix do 'em) or;

14mm allen key usually works or;

A large flat bladed screwdriver

Top one is the proper item but the others work too.

Cheers
by rosebery
Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: how do i hold up the top of a chimney?
Replies: 9
Views: 14023

Re: how do i hold up the top of a chimney?

"Thanks Rosebery, but i really dont want to disturb the party wall and my neighbours chimney stack. So I need a "proper" alternative." Thats my point - I don't think there is one until you find a pile of bricks in your front room, by way of the bedroom, one morning that is when t...
by rosebery
Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Air in pumped hot water system.
Replies: 5
Views: 4155

You are correct about your documents but they prolly wouldn't help anyway being schematic. Can you not take a pic of the cylinder / pump area? It may not matter - your reply to my earlier post may give us the answer.

Cheers
by rosebery
Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Air in pumped hot water system.
Replies: 5
Views: 4155

Re: Air in pumped hot water system.

"The feed to the pump is teed off the top of the tank with the expansion leg going up through the ceiling to discharge into the header tank." This is the key to it all. Some short distance up that pipe there is a right angled tee joint where the water is drawn off for your bathroom and kit...
by rosebery
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:26 am
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Outside drain overflowing
Replies: 1
Views: 11797

Re: Outside drain overflowing

"Our kitchen/bathroom wastewater flows into an outside drain which tends to overflow,especially if the bath/shower is used." Its blocked up. "The man who's fitting our new bathroom also noticed this and suggested we may have a leak in the drainage system. There is also a crack in the ...
by rosebery
Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Poor hot water flow to taps
Replies: 3
Views: 5057

Re: no hot water from tank

"h i, i have a vented hot water cylinder,the water takes alone time to heat up,but do not get hot only warm.the pipe from the boiler to the cylinder is cold but the return pipe is hot." Yours is a quite different problem. First thought is that you either have a blockage in your primary or ...
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Laminate flooring in bathroom
Replies: 2
Views: 3924

You can get laminate flooring specially made for bathrooms and kitchens. Don't use standard laminate. Google for it - lost of hits.

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: pLastering fine cracks
Replies: 1
Views: 3323

Use a fine surface filler.

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Towel Radiator not working
Replies: 1
Views: 3156

Sounds like installer needs to come back to correct whatever it is he has done wrong.

Also sounds like BG don't know difference between 1 pipe and two pipe system.

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Boiler making grinding noises on start-up
Replies: 1
Views: 4518

The trouble is that neither I nor anybody else on here can hear it. You've had a number of peeps round who, presumably, have and they don't know what it is.

Can you describe it a bit better please?

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: cracks in newly applied browning
Replies: 2
Views: 3555

Substrate too absorbent and has drawn the water out of the plaster before it got a chance. Did you treat with PVA first?

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Wireless Thermostat
Replies: 1
Views: 2311

You need to find one that is compatible with your boiler. Boiler make/model?

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: White marks from walls (Don't seem to be waterproof).
Replies: 4
Views: 3153

Also get it with plaster salts when plaster damp / wet.

Can you take a pic, host it on imageshack or photobucket and copy the link back here?

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: 1 Radiator Feed Not Hot
Replies: 6
Views: 3956

"Many thanks to the person who suggested this."

Au plaisir.

Cheers
by rosebery
Fri Jan 01, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic:
Replies: -1
Views:

Thanks. Its nice to get someone thanking you for a change. All too often a poster turns up, asks a question, it gets answered but the OP is never heard from again.

Happy New Year to you.

Cheers
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