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    What is correct toilet supply line

    Hi. I need a new toilet supply line but don’t know the size type of the fitting at the shut off valve. It is not 3/8 compression. It is a plastic nut about the same size as the one going into the cistern but has a different thread. Attached is a photo. Can you advise. Thanks.
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    Is there a correct position of the hole for washing machine pipes

    We had water leak from the laundry sink into the cupboard below, then flow down the hole cut for the pipes (the hole was on the floor of the cupboard).. this water then went downstairs and flooded the downstairs bedroom that is directly above the laundry area. It makes no sense to me to cut the...
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    Is this correct plumbing set up

    Hi everyone, Is this set up correct: Attic stop valve turns off the cold water to my bathroom (I think it is the rising main in the attic which I and other residents in the building share as we have shared supply to bathrooms and kitchens) Under kitchen sink stop valve turns off cold water in...
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    Cant adjust Danfoss pressure am I using correct ports?

    I have a SIP space heater and fitted a new matching spec oil nozzle as part of a service on it. I wanted to check the pump pressure with the new nozzle and its difficult to be sure what port to connect to. And that these pumps are definitely adjustable! I turned an Allen screw which is not...
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    Is this pipework correct for a shower

    We are having a shower fitted and the pipework in our loft looks very fragile, is this correct?
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    PRV Correct setting and cons advice

    Hi everyone, Just wanted some confirmation regarding a PRV fitted to the mains supply in my building. All 6 flats in the building are now connected to the mains water feed supply and the water tanks in the attic have been disconnected (each flat has a combi gas boiler). My question is the...
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    correct pressure and dhw temp query

    Hi everyone just checking if this is right regarding water pressure and combi boiler pressure: Do hot and cold water always vary in pressure such as the following? Cold water from tap filled 1 litre jug in 2 seconds Hot water from tap filled 1 litre jug in 5 seconds Gas combi boiler pressure...
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    Boiler bypass pipework – correct design?

    A plumber recently told me my bypass pipework is poorly designed as it’s offering a low path of resistance v the motorised valve T junctions, and therefore is passing water constantly. I have noticed that, some minutes after the CH starts up, this bypass pipe gets hot along its entire length up...
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    we have an ambirad heating system in our place of work

    we have an ambirad heating system in our place of work. one works perfectly. if you set it to above room temperature it comes on and works fine. the other is as if it's in reverse. you have to set it to below room temperature for it to come on. which as you can guess is pointless. can anyone...
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    Horizontal hot water cylinder install. Does this look correct?

    Anyone out there able to help? Is this correct or are there things wrong and if so what?
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    Dodgy landlord /house seller not having correct certs

    In Brief !! About to purchase a 2 bed apartment that was let out for the last 2 years and the landlord has done a full refurb . During a visit a neighbour came over as we left and informed us that The previous tenant had complained no Gas safe landlord cert was issued to her during her...
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    Correct installation of PRV, and requirement for NRV?

    Hi Guys, Dyno have fitted a PRV under the kitchen sink in an attempt to resolve a H/W cylinder popping noise and issues with mixer taps, which unfortunately hasn’t cured the issue. I am concerned with the installation of the PRV (and the removal of the NRV) and would like to hear your comments...
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    Altecnic Eres automatic bypass valve correct setting number

    Dear Sirs, I was wondering if someone could possibly inform me of the correct setting for my Altecnic Eres automatic bypass valve numbered from 0.1-0.5 bar.I have a conventional Ideal ff 350 Classic boiler .The central heating pump is a Grundfoss ups 3.15--50/65 set to speed setting...
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    Can't find correct sink pivot rod

    Hi all. I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm in the UK and really struggling to find a replacement sink waste pivot rod with a 12mm diameter ball on it. The ball is too big on all the "universal" ones I can find. Does anyone know where I can buy one please?
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    Is this a correct meter installation?

    Have had low water pressure for years. I just removed an old water softener and found this odd(?) fitting next the the water meter? See pics. Is this correct? Could this be the problem for low pressure?
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    Is this a correct configuration?

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    Correct way to connect two compression fittings

    Apologies for the stupid question, I'm just a newbie playing under the sink. I have an isolation valve and an elbow, both of which have compression fittings that would normally fix to copper pipe. I need to connect both together directly. What is the correct fitting to do this? Surely I don't...
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    Advice on correct sized spigot to connect washing machine to waste pipe.

    Hi All, I recently moved house and the waste pipe in my new home is significantly smaller than my last. It measures 25mm. I am having trouble decifering which sized spigot to get and I'm also having trouble finding anything smaller than 35mm (which bought and is too big).Pics attached. Advice is...
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    Correct way to measure fitting allowance and angled fitting offset

    Hello, running pipe isn’t a standard part of my day to day as a power generation engineer but occasionally install inch fuel pipe for fuel delivery systems. I am now about to take on a more in dept installation and was after some advice regarding the maths and industry methods of measuring the...
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    Plate Heat Exchanger - Correct orientation

    Hi all. Looking for an opinion; on the correct orientation of a plate heat exchanger. I had a discussion in passing about installing a plate heat exchanger on its back so that the connections are face up, standard orientation is that the platte exchanger sits on one end and the connections...

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