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 Crown Brilliant white - Very Poor - Source SourceCrown Brilliant white - Very Poor
 on Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:38 am

Painting & Decorating Forum

Crown Brilliant white - Very Poor

Picked up a tub of Crown Brilliant White from Homebase last Sunday

Very surprised by it. Very poor. Took 3 coats to cover an already white ceiling! Its watery and quite low in opacity. I'd avoid it at all costs. I guess you get ...

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Post by DIY_Johnny
 LED downlight from 3 pin plug - Source SourceLED downlight from 3 pin plug
 on Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:54 am

Electric Forum UK

LED downlight from 3 pin plug

So hoping someone can give me some advice before I crack on, recently moved and have a garage with no power but want to install 10 led downlights in the plasterboard ceiling, however the only power I have is a 4 plug 25 metre ...

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Post by Spike101uk
 Hot bath tap stops running intermittently - Source SourceHot bath tap stops running intermittently
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:52 pm

Plumbing Forum

Hot bath tap stops running intermittently

Combi boiler, pillar bath taps. The hot tap stops runnig intermittently. If the bath tap is closed/opened it will start running again. Water isn't very hot. There is a bar mixer shower over the bath. Bathroom was installed relatively recently by the previous occupant ...

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Post by royw
 Paint peeling- advice please! - Source SourcePaint peeling- advice please!
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:40 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Paint peeling- advice please!

Evening folks

We have just had a ground floor extension built and it was plastered a couple of weeks ago. All dried to a nice light pink.

I did the ceilings with Benjamin moore sure seal rather than a mist coat. (It's like a posh new ...

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Post by Minibbb
 Heating system help - Source SourceHeating system help
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:09 pm

Central Heating & Boilers

Heating system help

Hi, everyone

I've moved in to a building that used to be a commercial property.

The heating system works - sort of. All the mechanical stuff (boilers, pumps) work but the controls are another matter. There are outside temperature sensors as well as internal room temp sensors ...

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Post by MowerMan65
 Hello from the highlands - Source SourceHello from the highlands
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:08 pm


Hello from the highlands

Hello, everyone

I've just moved in to an ex-commercial building. Loads to do and lots of stuff I've no experience with. Hoping to find some help/guidance on the commercial heating system among other things!



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Post by MowerMan65
 Corsa D 1.7 CDTi Electrical Fault - Source SourceCorsa D 1.7 CDTi Electrical Fault
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:46 pm

Vehicle maintenance & Repair

Corsa D 1.7 CDTi Electrical Fault

Need some electrical help. When I go down a hill in low gear the spanner light comes on. Doesn't matter which gear. It does it when the speed of the car is at its maximum for the gear I'm in. Thinking a sensor but ...

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Post by LeeHabbers
 Converting dormer bungalow - Source SourceConverting dormer bungalow
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:33 pm

Building Forum

Converting dormer bungalow

Hi, I've got a house built into a hill (cliff!) it's a 3 story bungalow as the has a self contained house under the balcony and the attic has been converted into a dormer spanning the whole length of the house (15m)

The problem is we are ...

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Post by warmer
 Lidl tomorrow 22nd Mar. Air wedges and Injection filler - Source SourceLidl tomorrow 22nd Mar. Air wedges and Injection filler
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:33 pm

Bargain Tools

Lidl tomorrow 22nd Mar. Air wedges and Injection filler

Not a DIY day as such but they have some air wedges for £7 for two
A universal socket with ratchet £8
and an injectable filler which goes off in a minute £2.50 to fill or repair holes


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Post by boxedin
 New Shower Cubicle in Bathroom Alcove - Source SourceNew Shower Cubicle in Bathroom Alcove
 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:04 pm

Plumbing Forum

New Shower Cubicle in Bathroom Alcove

Hey Everybody :)

Im brand new to the forum and im hoping to get some valuable advice from everybody.

I have an alcove in my bathroom which currently has my bathroom sink in it, im planning to move the sink and install a shower ...

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