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I have a bathroom sink with an old Bristan depressable plug, see picture. The depresser thingey has broken and I have removed the plug. Is it...
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We built our detached house 23 yrs ago, having a Vaillant Thermocompact boiler with a Megaflo tank, and it's been excellent. The boiler sits in a...
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Hi all We recently had a new bath installed. It is surrounded by walls on three sides, and it turned out that one of the walls wasn't square...
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Hi. I have just had a new bathroom installed. However, for some reason the cold taps have hot water coming out and vice versa for both the bath...
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Hi, We recently had the pressure tank replaced in our system as the old one started leaking. Since the replacement, I've seen two problems. The...
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Is there anything I can do to fix a time flow shower valve that is not staying on for long other then having to replace it. I believe it is pre...
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My mother has a 40 year old heating and hot water system. Tanks in the loft. 7 year old heat only Worcester boiler. In a large airing cupboard is...
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Dear All, My cistern started making 'spraying' noises and became slow to fill when flushed. Looked at the diaphragm washer and noticed a split...
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24/7 EMERGENCY SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR PLUMBING - HEATING - DRAIN CLEANING. Del Campo Plumbing & Heating. 2429 Hartley Place Wilmington DE 19808...
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Has anyone got a good rule of thumb for sizing an expansion vessel for a central heating system. A combi has a 8 litre vessel. And will deal with...
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Can anyone advise what could be the cause and how to overcome an actuator intermittently not responding when boiler is calling for heat. Possibly...
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I have noisy pipe issue. See attached photos. When the water flows from the floor above into the straight down into the waste pipe, when it...
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Hi guys, I’m really interested in changing career and getting into plumbing. I’m a competent DIYer but want to gain a recognised skill. Would you...
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I need advice on whether I should get a digital or electric shower. The water pressure in my flat is very poor for the shower (gravity fed water...
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I just bought a Biasi 25c Combi boiler and I can't understand what the Main Circuit Drain Valve is for. It has a screw in plastic end so doesn't...
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Hi everyone, About a year ago we moved into a new property which has a towel heater as part of the Central Heating System. There are no...
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I have sweating cold water pipes, even though I have insulated them with foam it's still sweating. Any ideas what I can do next?
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Hi. Novice here! Bathroom mixer tap was getting 'sticky' and I so sprayed some wd-40 silicone lubricant through some of the gaps - unfortunately...
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Any plumbers can advise the best way to convert the current mixer valve tap to cold water supply inlet for electric shower. I have mixer valve...
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Hi. Novice here! Bathroom mixer tap was getting 'sticky' and I so sprayed some wd-40 silicone lubricant through some of the gaps - unfortunately...
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A Drayton TRV4 radiator valve where the head part you turn to change the temp including the tubular pin has come away from the rest of the unit...
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Hi I am looking to have someone install a bathroom suite at some point this year, and although i want a quality suite i also want something that...
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Can anyone help tell me what make these tap heads are please - look like Ideal Standard or Armitage but not found exact model
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Hi there We have had a barn renovated and the plumber installed an air source heat pump. The hot water has been on auto since Friday and I...
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Hi Is it normal to have very black UFH flow meters on a relatively new manifold (see image)? (Note the two clear flow meters on the LHS are for...
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Hi plumbers forum, as title suggests I've got a buzzing Vaillant boiler. 3 times I've paid for people to come out and look at it. They've all...
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I need to connect 68mm plastic pipe to 68mm cast iron pipe and the water will be running plastic to cast iron. The couplers I've come across seem...
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Several times lately I have had this data consent form pop up. I have carefully selected "no consent" to all of the options I can see. Is this why...
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During my shower yesterday the pump stopped working. The Aqualisa Aquastream was installed approximately 10 years ago and has been very reliable...
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I'm trying to pull a Polypipe SA62B access plug and cap out of the soil vent branch (which I think is a Floplast SP190). It's a bit of a cramped...
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Hey, just looking for a little feedback on the mock up I drew. I’m adding a washing machine and a double vanity to a 2” pipe I’ll have mounted...
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I have a Honeywell Evohome system that is in general working well but one of the HR92 radiator valves has suddenly stopped working just before...
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First of all , a bit late but, a Happy New Year to everybody on the forum. Surely 2022 cannot be as strange as 2021, or can it? Anyway I digress...
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I thought I could buy an external pump to pull out with a two inch pipe and send it away from the house.
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i am going for sub contract role with bg was just wondering if any of you have done the test paper they said 36 questions ? any info would be great
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This building has 70+rooms and miles of heating pipes with no insulation. Might be a stupid question but is insulating all these pipes worth it...
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I've got a job with a saniflo that's not put pumping away, the cause of which being the waste pipe downstream of it being blocked. Not entirely...
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Ours are lasting between a year and two years and then I have to replace. Is this normal or should I be investigating our central heating system...
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Have a problem with water hammer on washing machine, solved it for a bit with a mini rester been thro 2 seem to only last a year or so and...
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