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 Post subject: Is it safe to put clothes under an asbestos water tank?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:01 pm 
Posted a picture of this awhile ago and the Scruff said it was an asbestos cement water tank. Another plumber in my house said the same thing. Not a problem if you don't move it is what these guys said. Is it problem putting towels and baby's sleeping bag and clothes under it?

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 Post subject: Yellowing of Interior White Oil Based Paint
PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:34 am 
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Since 1st January 2010, oil based paints have had to be 'VOC2010 compliant'. Simply put, this means the manufacturers have been forced to cut the solvent content of their paints, in order to bring them into line with EU directives relative to atmospheric pollution. Namely turps and white spirit. One of the side effects of this solvent reduction, was white oil based paints such as gloss, satin and eggshell prematurely discoloured from their original ...

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 Post subject: Mira Shower manuals
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:33 pm 
All Mira shower manuals are listed below-

Mira Advance ATL shower Manual

Mira Azora ATL shower manual

Mira Enduro installation manual

Mira Enhance manual

Mira Escape shower manual

Mira Event XS shower manual

Mira Extreme Thermostatic shower manual

Mira Play shower manual

Mira Sport Max shower manual

Mira Sport Thermostatic shower manual

Mira Sport shower manual

Mira Zest shower manual

Mira Elite ST shower manual

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 Post subject: Galaxy shower manuals
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:46 pm 
Galaxy shower manuals are listed below-


Galaxy Aqua 1000 shower manual

Galaxy Aqua 2000 manual

Galaxy Aqua 3000 manual

Galaxy Aqua 3000si manual

Galaxy Aqua 4000 manual

Galaxy Aqua 4000si manual

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 Post subject: Gainsborough shower manuals
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:40 pm 
Gainsborough shower manuals are listed below-



Gainsborough GBH001 Issue 4 shower manual

Gainsborough Diplomat shower manual

Gainsborough Ambassador shower manual

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 Post subject: Creda Shower Manuals
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:36 pm 
Creda shower manuals are listed below-

Creda Aquablue manual

Creda 550C manual

Creda 8500DL manual

Creda Florida Plus manual

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 Post subject: Read This Before You Tile!
PostPosted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:11 pm 
This is a guide that I give all new apprentices on day 1 in my company. I hope some of you will find it usefull
This is the way we do things but if anyone has a better way then I am all ears!


Types of tile
Ceramic
Porcelain
Natural stone
Mosaic
Victorian Geometric

Substrate Weight Limits
(A substrate is the surface you are applying tiles to concrete floor, floorboards, plaster etc.)
Plaster Skim on ...

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 Post subject: buying secondhand tool batteries from ebay or other good/bad
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:58 pm 
batteries have a limited life this can be as little as 2 years useful life and as long as 5 years

from the day a battery is made it is on the downward spiral
how its used how often its used how long its between use and charges
if its been charged correctly and at the right stage off discharge
will effect its useful life

the voltage or indicator light after charging tell you very ...

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 Post subject: working out small energy savings
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:22 pm 
to most people its a minefield and quite difficult to work out

changing say 1 x100w light bulb for a 22w low energy light bulb will save £38 a year if run for 10hrs average a day over the whole year at 15p a kw unit
even more with a led equivalent at 10w will save a massive £45

in general once you have excluded high power items like heating ...

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 Post subject: how did you find the forum
PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:44 am 
i was looking for a lively forum without the unfriendly and petty arguments off other forums and here i found it :lol: :lol:
i joined about 5 years ago and have really enjoyed the level off respect the forum members old and new give each other along with a friendly welcome :lol: ...

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