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Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Gatevalve leaking from gland nut
Replies: 3
Views: 3002

Re: Gatevalve leaking from gland nut

wrap PTFE tape around the glad thread and spindle and re tighten nut
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Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Solution for a Non-Square Wall and Shower Tray?
Replies: 1
Views: 1967

Re: Solution for a Non-Square Wall and Shower Tray?

you can either put up more plasterboard inside the shower screen and pack it out or chisel into the plasterboard and wood to let the tray sink into the wall
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Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Sewage pipe into 30mm basin pipe for basin drain
Replies: 1
Views: 2429

Re: Sewage pipe into 30mm basin pipe for basin drain

More than likely they used a 40mm rubber seal,change it to a 32mm seal or if it's hard to get at seal it with sealant/mastic,
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Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Help identifying artex in new flat
Replies: 2
Views: 2562

Re: Help identifying artex in new flat

Can't really tell,if it's wallpaper you should be able to peel it off,if it's artex which I have never seen it on a wall you can take it off sealing off the room, using protection and a hoover
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Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Hangers for Semi-Pedestal for Roca Basin
Replies: 1
Views: 11607

Re: Hangers for Semi-Pedestal for Roca Basin

Get some new fixing brackets
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Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Sealing Connection in Loft Cold Water Tank
Replies: 1
Views: 1934

Re: Sealing Connection in Loft Cold Water Tank

plastic or rubber,I prefer plastic,when I have had neither I make one using ptfe tape
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Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Safe way for Filling Hole Behind Electrical Mains Panel
Replies: 4
Views: 1853

Re: Safe way for Filling Hole Behind Electrical Mains Panel

expanding foam
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Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Safe to Turn off Gate Valve to Indirect Cylinder?
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Safe to Turn off Gate Valve to Indirect Cylinder?

you must find out and tell us what is the source for heating up the hot water and heating
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Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:01 am
Forum: Timber Framed Building
Topic: Replacing Summer House Roof Edging With UPVC
Replies: 5
Views: 4292

Re: Replacing Summer House Roof Edging With UPVC

I had exactly the same,it looks as the wood is decaying only on the top so needs sanding down,then paint it with oil based fencing paint and then cover it with upvc fascia board
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Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Air in Pipes Makes Noises When Toilet is Flushed
Replies: 1
Views: 2415

Re: Air in Pipes Makes Noises When Toilet is Flushed

99% the ballvalve washer,job you might be able to do yourself do yourself,turning the water pressure down might lessen the noise
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Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Limited Cold Water and Water Pressure in Bungalow Shower
Replies: 5
Views: 2963

Re: Limited Cold Water and Water Pressure in Bungalow Shower

Let us know the outcome please but an empty tank and blocked ballvalve is the first place I would check
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Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Fixing Minor Leak From Copper Pipe Under Sink
Replies: 1
Views: 4193

Re: Fixing Minor Leak From Copper Pipe Under Sink

You have to carry on feeling the pipe upwards as water runs down and the leak could be further up the pipe,my guess is that it's coming from the connector that joins onto the sink tap
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Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Any Ideas What This Hole in my Floor is?
Replies: 2
Views: 1974

Re: Any Ideas What This Hole in my Floor is?

Looks to me like the house had blow air heating and this is the vent to take the hot air into a bedroom
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Safe to Turn off Gate Valve to Indirect Cylinder?
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Safe to Turn off Gate Valve to Indirect Cylinder?

Just wondering if you have a back boiler situated behind a gas fire
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Limited Cold Water and Water Pressure in Bungalow Shower
Replies: 5
Views: 2963

Re: Limited Cold Water and Water Pressure in Bungalow Shower

Looks like the ballvalve in the cold water tank is blocked and you are drawing water faster than the tank can fill
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