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Hello.. Need to cap off two copper pipes...the problem is getting access to a straight piece of copper to do a successful cap, see pictures. I always prefer to solder. The floor is reinforced concrete and I would rather not get the power chisel out.. The pipes coming out of the floor are...
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Le Rouret
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Quick question about sink pipes... The hot and cold come from pipes behind the neck of the sink. All the water goes out the waste. What's the bit circled in green for?
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Frelon
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I went to flush the toilet and nothing happened. I figured the chain had come detached from the lever arm, so I took the lid off of the tank and found all this white stuff floating in the tank water! And the lever arm failed because it appears to be corroded through and dropped the chain! I...
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Hello, I have just bled all my radiators in my flat and now I have no pressure on my boiler, it's flashing and showing a 🔧 sign, please help I need heating tonight.
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Frelon
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Frelon
Hi I have an Ideal Logic Heat 15 System boiler which was installed in my new build 7 years ago. Therefore the 7 year manufacturer warranty has just ended! The system has been serviced annually by the company that carried out the original install and in addition to the Boiler and System Service...
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Can someone help me out please? These little black flakes are pouring out of my drain. They are all a little larger than the size of pepper flakes and they smudge when I try to wipe them up. They only come out when I only run the hot water, and they come out of every single faucet in the...
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Frelon
Hi all I am in the process of replacing the boring sink and pedestal in my cloakroom with a free standing cabinet (with drawers underneath) and a basin on top of the work surface. The house is 6 years old and all plumbing (apart from airing cupboard) appears to be 10mm microbore plastic. I...
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Frelon
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Hello there I live in a very hard water area I need some help to what I can use to prevent limescale build up etc. I looked around so many on the market and also mixed messages. I live in a one bedroom ground floor flat with wet room and toilet etc. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank...
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We've had our softener nearly 7 years - over the last year or so it looking like this: My question is why is the salt appearing like this? Thanjs
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We have recently moved into a 3 bedroom, 2 storey house where to heating is a combi-boiler installed in the loft and the bathroom is in one end of the house on the ground floor. It takes a very long time for hot water to appear in the kitchen or in the bathroom. Do anyone have a solution that...
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Chuck
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Hi I’m looking into getting a water softener at home. Nearly all install guides show the bypass and waste going through a wall to outside. In my situation this isn’t possible. Can these both be drained away in the same manner that the washing machine / dishwasher do? I did read about potential...
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Frelon
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I have a google nest (3rd gen) to replace the existing wired roomstat in my new property. Having had a quick look at the wiring it looks like it might be a high voltage one I have? (nest says something about not being compatible with high voltage wiring?) It has two wires plus an earth. There...
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Frelon
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Hi looking for a bit of advise for anyone who has experience with the following. Since moving house I have developed eczema, I have narrowed it down to me having hard water. Does anyone have any experience with using a water filter to try and combat this. I have seen just shower head sets up...
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centralheatking
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Sometimes in life you kick yourself, I bought a house in the Lot area last year, had been owned for 30 years by a british builder. Turns out that all aspects of the C/H system are British, including boiler and pipe sizes. It's unvented with a very basic control (old landis & Gyr unit), there...
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moonlight
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Hey guys looking for abit of advice on my heating system in a house I’ve just moved into. Last week I had to bleed a few radiators which I thought was normal but today I’ve had to go round bleeding them again and there was quite abit of air in them. How often should they need to be bleed? The...
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Hi, Homeowner not a plumber but I am having a problem I am hoping to get some advice on. House is 25 years old, we have been here for 11 years and replaced the boiler 3 years ago. Forced hot water system with three zones. Since I have no idea what I am talking about I will try to avoid...
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Stigster
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Hello, I am a homeowner and new here. I have a mysterious (for me) issue related to my house plumbing system. Recently (a few months ago) I noticed that there is a constant stream of water in waste drain pipe of my plumbing system. The stream of water in the waste drain pipe only stops when I...
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r1k1n
Hello there, Our water has been found out to be extremely hard and we were advised to perhaps install a decent under-the-sink water filter system. I've done some research and found many on eBay and have also found the Brita MyPure 1 system (but that one is a wee bit pricey) but would like to...
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Frelon
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hi all, Can anyone explain why my hot and cold water pipes in the cupboard under the kitchen sink have turned black and scaly? I am in a new build (4.5 years old) and there are no other black pipes in the house. The discolouration is accompanied by a horrible smell (gets worse when the...
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OffshoreGas
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I have a Brita filter tap (hot/cold mixer + filtered) and I'm trying to decide what I need for it. Has anybody installed/used on of these and do you have any advice? I've noticed that the flexi's to the filter are very long (800mm) but they can be hard to get replacements as the tap end an M8...
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