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    Smart Thermostat Install - Worcester Highflow 440

    We have recently moved into a property which has a Worcester Greenstar Highflow 440 Standalone Combi gas boiler. This appears to be a relatively old unit however, it is still in great working condition and has been serviced on a regular basis. I'd like to add a Nest Thermostat to control the...
  2. M

    Install Radiators Via Wall Using Speedfit

    Hi All, I'd like to install new radiators in my home which are currently fed by copper pipe via the floor boards. I live in a bungalow and access beneath floorboards is quite good access. I'd like to change the piping to come out the walls instead and therefore looking to use speedfit products...
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    Absent plumber help finish install asap please BH24

    Looking for a gas safe engineer to complete a boiler and cylinder install in Ringwood BH24. There was a delay of approx 8 months from the install to radiators being fitted and therefore able to comission the system. Our plumber is now employed elsewhere and unfortunately unable to complete this...
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    Emersion heater install

    I am fitting a 80 lt back up emersion, flat tank it's back up while I interview the existing gas boiler, mechanically not gas wise. I only have 14 mm pipes up stairs the run to shower is 2m for hot and cold pipes. There is no chance to fit a larger supply pipe. I am aware of press reduction...
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    Hive Heating & Hotwater install to Vaillant Thermocompact VU GB 242/1

    Hi, I am trying to link a Hive heating & hot water dual channel receiver to an old Vaillant THERMOcompact VU GB 242/1 E system boiler. It has an internal programmer that is similar to a time switch 120 (plug in seven day programmer) This programmer is connect to a terminal strip using 345 (three...
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    Combi Boiler Install in Devon, Exeter.

    Hi, I recently fitted a new central heating circuit and ran hot and cold to the bathroom and kitchen in my property (I was a CORGI registered central heating installer about 15 years ago, so I felt comfortable running the flow/return to rads). I am in need of a combi boiler install with a...
  7. N

    Combi boiler install doesn't seem quite right.

    I've just had a back boiler removed and combi boiler installed and have noticed that my radiators are heating up when using the hot water. I've been told this is due to the residual heat being moved around the system once the hot water is satisfied. But the radiators are heating up as soon as i...
  8. S

    Install new internal meter and remove external meter

    Hi all, I currently have an external water meter (which is a sub-meter) of my neighbours meter. The mains supply runs into their garden and then splits off into my sub-meter. We are planning on building an extension near to the existing external sub-meter and I have sought advice from Yorkshire...
  9. M

    Unvented cylinder install query??

    Hi guys. Is there any reason you can’t can’t downsize the hot water draw off from 22mm to 15mm straight away? Other than the flow rate being affected would there be any other concerns? Cheers
  10. A

    walk in shower install.

    morning everyone. Could someone please give me a ball park figure to have a bath removed and a walkin shower installed, wooden floor with joists, its a very small bathroom but can get a 750mm tray in, price to include tanking and full length polymer coated screen and tiling please. Job in York...
  11. J

    Mira digital shower install

    Hi guys , I want to install a Mira digital shower, Gravity fed system I have the correct shower, my cylinder is downstairs but I currently have an old type electric shower HOT and COLD fed from the loft on isolators . there's limited space in the attic to get to the tank but it looks like the...
  12. Ticking sound

    Central heating clicking noise. New install

    New install, under a year old. Boiler downstairs. Mega flow upstairs in airing cupboard. Undfloor downstairs. Rads upstairs. Whenever the heating comes on. I get a clicking ticking buzzing type sound. Please see videos. Coming I think from the metal boxes. Both upstairs and down. I believe...
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    got myself in a muddle! shower bar install

    hi all i got myself in a muddle. a friend of a friend came around at xmas to help me line up two copper pipes for shower bar install. the pipes were too short and no flex so he introduced me to Hep 2.0. he also did a dry fit and measured everything up to the mm. he left me with some patch work...
  14. R

    How long to install shower pump? Reality check required, please.

    Hi. I'm currently estimating on installing a new shower pump to feed an existing bath/shower diverter. Hot side: fit flange and spherical valve and Y strainer to old cylinder, reduce to 15 mm and to pump flexi and reconnect existing hot distributing pipe. Repair shelf in AC and fit twin...
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    Utility sink install in basement

    Hello all, I am new to this forum and would like to say hello and thanks for accepting me. I just purchased a home and I would like to install a utility sink in the basement. Below is a pictures of the location of the sink which would be under the window and a pic of a diagram of the plumbing...
  16. D

    install combi boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder

    Hello, looking for a heating engineer to recommend / install a pressurised cylinder and combi boiler system. There is ufh for a living space and two bathrooms, and radiators for the rest of the house. It's a 3 bed 2 bathroom property with solar panels on the roof, located in ringwood bh24. Any...
  17. C

    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?
  18. W

    Mira Flight Shower Tray - Install

    Hi, I am looking to install a Mira flight shower tray 760 by 760. I would have like to have removed the existing floorboards and installed battens and 18mm ply level with the joists. However, there is a stud wall running parallel to the joists sitting on top of the floorboards preventing me from...
  19. H

    install new central heating system

    Hi All, I am very new to all this so forgive me if I am lacking alot of knowledge. Aiming to install a new central heating from scratch. Property details split over 3 floors 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms open plan kitchen/lounge Current Installation assumptions install 8 rads in total running off...
  20. boxer01

    VR33 Install on eco tec plus

    Hi I am new to this forum and would like some advice on fitting a vr33 open therm module on a vaillant ecotec plus controlled by a nest 3rd gen. It's a basic heating system with no hot water control. I am having difficulty finding an installation guide for the vr33, I have read that it plugs...
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