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 Glossed window sill showing grain - Source SourceGlossed window sill showing grain
 on Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:13 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Glossed window sill showing grain

Last time I painted a window sill I burnt off all the old paint to bare wood. Sanded it down smooth. Painted with Dulux Trade quick dry undercoat. Followed by 2 coats of Dulux Trade quick dry gloss PBW. It may have been 3 in ...

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Post by demusss
 Would you charge for waiting around? - Source SourceWould you charge for waiting around?
 on Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:36 pm

The Lounge

Would you charge for waiting around?

Hypothetical question but say you're sent to two different jobs by the same employer to lets say Edinburgh which is about 60 miles round trip from my home. The first job is in the morning at 10am and takes 2 hours and the second ...

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Post by Argyll
 Biasi 24S Hot water only works when central heating is on - Source SourceBiasi 24S Hot water only works when central heating is on
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:10 pm

Central Heating & Boilers

Biasi 24S Hot water only works when central heating is on

My problem started when my hot water stops working last week. My boiler is Biasi 24S with the 3 knobs)

After an investigation, the diverter valve was leaking droplet from the flow switch push pin and the d.h.w micro ...

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Post by mike2
 why so many chimney pots? - Source Sourcewhy so many chimney pots?
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:39 pm

General DIY forum

why so many chimney pots?

hi folks

one fireplace, 1 chimney, is that right?

I ask because the chimney serving the 3 fireplaces to the 3 bedrooms to my flat has 10 chimney pots on it. I would expect to see 6 pots - 3 for me and 3 for ...

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Post by duggie12
 Ceiling spot lights , only 1 working - Source SourceCeiling spot lights , only 1 working
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:31 pm


Ceiling spot lights , only 1 working

What seemed like a simple job is baffling me , fitted 5 ceiling lights on a loop , ie one connected to the other then last one connected to old ceiling rose , only first light works , what’s wrong?? , do I ...

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Post by cerenko
 Poor flow rate for electric shower - Source SourcePoor flow rate for electric shower
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:40 pm

Plumbing Forum

Poor flow rate for electric shower

I swapped an electric shower. The old one was a 8.5kW, the new one is 9.5kW (same MCB, in case anyone is worried). Even so, there is a complaint the flow isn't as good as the old (non-working) one.
I have suggested swapping the ...

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Post by headey
 New belling oven. Incorrect circuit breaker size? - Source SourceNew belling oven. Incorrect circuit breaker size?
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:24 pm

Electric Forum UK

New belling oven. Incorrect circuit breaker size?

Dear all,

I recently bought a new under counter belling bi70fp oven. 4.5kw at 240v. I have a circuit breaker on the main switchboard for the oven at 40Amps. I was told this needs changing to a 20Amps.

The specification on the oven stated ...

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Post by Lucystevenson
 Silicone flaking / peeling - shall I blame my tools?! :) - Source SourceSilicone flaking / peeling - shall I blame my tools?! :)
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:34 am

General DIY forum

Silicone flaking / peeling - shall I blame my tools?! :)

Hi all - I've been trying to patch up a loose bit of silicione by my kitchen sink and have failed three times now. Each time I remove all the old silicione and apply the new stuff as normal, ...

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Post by grubbynovice
 R.I.P. Dennis Norden - Source SourceR.I.P. Dennis Norden
 on Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:47 am

The Lounge

R.I.P. Dennis Norden

He who started / presented "It will be alright on the night" he was 96

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Post by someone-else
 biasi boiler flame issue - Source Sourcebiasi boiler flame issue
 on Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:16 pm

Central Heating & Boilers

biasi boiler flame issue

Hi Guys,

I have a Biasi riva plus he 24C,
Its developed an issue where the on both heating and water.
I can call for heat via tap, the boiler fan comes on, electrodes spark and flame appears.
after a few seconds the flame sounds intensified ...

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