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 Using Gripfill to fix coving - Source SourceUsing Gripfill to fix coving
 on Sun May 20, 2018 10:41 pm

General DIY forum

Using Gripfill to fix coving

Someone wrote recently on here (I cannot find it) that they use Gripfill to stick up plaster coving. I have a friend who intends to put up some coving onto Artex. I was saying that it was necessary to scrape back the Artex to use ...

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Post by dewaltdisney
 28 - Where do I start? - Source Source28 - Where do I start?
 on Sun May 20, 2018 10:17 pm

Electric Forum UK

28 - Where do I start?

Hi all,

Turned 28 last month and lately been thinking about learning a trade, leaning towards electrician.

I first thought about it a few years back but put it off as I have never really known what to do and thought it was too ...

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Post by Jds1990
 Wet Room advice - Source SourceWet Room advice
 on Sun May 20, 2018 9:43 pm

Plumbing Forum

Wet Room advice

Hi all,

Looking at finalising our Wet Room construction. 3mW x 3mL x 2.4mH. Floor & walls going to be tiled.
Floor is going to be sand /cement screed & walls are currently timber stud.

Looking for recommendation on manufacturers for the following:

1. Shower Tray Former ...

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Post by getthewheelsinline
 Securing wooden edging to a mono block surface - Source SourceSecuring wooden edging to a mono block surface
 on Sun May 20, 2018 8:45 pm

Building Forum

Securing wooden edging to a mono block surface

Hi all,

I'm in the process of re-designing my garden, which is almost entirely covered in mono block. I'm looking to lay decking tiles and artificial turf. One of the issues I'm facing, however, is how to create edging against which the ...

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Post by Red Leaf
 Dates on powdered materials - grout. - Source SourceDates on powdered materials - grout.
 on Sun May 20, 2018 8:32 pm

Tiling Forum

Dates on powdered materials - grout.

Now I know that plaster is dated and if used too old, goes off too quick - as does filler, which isn't dated. I also know that builders merchants do not accept returns of powdered materials such as lime & cement, presumably because they ...

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Post by arco_iris
 Hello all - Source SourceHello all
 on Sun May 20, 2018 8:31 pm


Hello all

Hi folks.

I'm an enthusiastic DIYer from the Loch Lomond area. I generally do okay when I take the plunge and commit to a DIY task, but I'm often too hesitant. I need to learn to just go for it (after having done the required research, obviously)! I ...

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Post by Red Leaf
 Mineral deposits in hot water cylinder - Source SourceMineral deposits in hot water cylinder
 on Sun May 20, 2018 8:13 pm

Plumbing Forum

Mineral deposits in hot water cylinder

Hi All,
I’m cleaning out a hot water cylinder before install. I’ve run rescaled through it twice and all scale is gone, but there is a much more dense dark brown hard build up. I’m not sure what it even is. It is attached ...

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Post by Marty28K
 Surface finish for aluminium parts? - Source SourceSurface finish for aluminium parts?
 on Sun May 20, 2018 6:45 pm

Metalworking Forum

Surface finish for aluminium parts?

I have a project I’m working on with parts cut from aluminium and to see if I can save some money I’ve had some of the low tolerance parts water jet cut. The problem I have with these parts is that the CNC’d parts will ...

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Post by yadnom1973
 Waste connections to soil pop ups - Source SourceWaste connections to soil pop ups
 on Sun May 20, 2018 6:11 pm

Plumbing Forum

Waste connections to soil pop ups

Hi All,

Just after some guidance/inspiration!

Plan to get the first fix waste connections for bathroom suite in before I get my floor screeded.

Have 110mm soil pop ups through my concrete slab for each of my appliances: toilet, bath, shower & sink.

Toilet ...

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Post by getthewheelsinline
 Zinsser allcoat exterior - Source SourceZinsser allcoat exterior
 on Sun May 20, 2018 5:56 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Zinsser allcoat exterior

Bought 2.5 litres from Crown last week, tinted into a colour. She gave me 30% discount and it was still £53.

As we ran out I thought I'd do a shop around, basically for which stockist could get it to us first, as Crown had to have ...

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