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  1. J

    Bathroom installation leads to water damage - what do we do?

    Hello all, I am hoping that you can give us some advice. We're in the UK, and have contracted a company to completely refit the first floor bathroom. The first fix was completed a few days ago. We haven't moved in yet. When we returned to the property just now, the kitchen ceiling had caved...
  2. J

    URGENT Can I improve flow rate by reducing diameter of a downpipe?

    Hi, I’m installing a down pipe which goes from the house to a waste water treatment tank. The length of the route is 55 meters and the pipe diameter is 125mm (which collects black water from 5 toilets, grey waters are on a separate pipe). For about 35 meters the pipe has a good inclination of...
  3. S

    Shower installation water feeds

    I have just purchased a Mira digital pumped shower This will fit above an existing bath. Can I use a T from the 22 mm bath feeds to connect the hot and cold to the module. Currently the bath is fed from below floor level. Ideally I would take a feed from the hot water cylinder and from the...
  4. D

    Macerator installation

    Hi everyone, I am installing a macerator I got from plumbworld. 400w. Where it's being installed to the far left I have an electric shower followed by a sink, to the right off the macerator there will be a kitchen sink on the other side off the partition. Will I need a stop check valve in...
  5. K

    vent pipe installation

    I am building a mother in law sweet i am having some trouble designing her septic and with decent venting. im attaching a basic diagram of her floor plan and would like to hear some ideas of how i need to vent this the ceiling will be cathedral so that will make this more difficult thank you
  6. P

    Bathroom washbasin installation

    Hi, The basin & pedestal I bought recently has got me scratching my head, as it doesn’t seem to have an obvious method of joining them together securely. This is in contrast to the existing one which has a semi circular groove that the basin fits onto the pedestal & you can adjust to fit flush...
  7. C

    Should I be worried about this installation ?

    I have just had 2 new vented hot water cylinders installed by a plumber (not yet finished) however I am a little concerned as the pipes are not attached to anything, the empty tank on the left wobbles a little on uneven floor and is slightly on the wonk. The plumber is really great but this was...
  8. Crossfingers

    Oil Boiler installation

    Hi What are the regulations around installing a second hand oil combi boiler, am I right in saying they have to follow manufacturers instructions and building regs? Had people install on and it's positioned where I can't take the rear cover off to reach the condensate. The installation...
  9. G

    Tado Smart Radiator Valve Installation

    Considering buying the Tado Smart Thermostat and valves. My upstairs radiators are older and I'm unsure if the valves will be compatible. Has anyone had any experience of installing Tado Smart Valves. Do you know how to determine if they'll fit?
  10. R

    Towel rail installation

    I have had no end of trouble recently fitting a heated towel rail. First problem is tightening the fittings so that it is tight in the correct position/orientation for the flow/return pipework, these have o rings for sealing but are not always water tight at the correct position. Also some of...
  11. J

    Shower tray installation: Easiest method of fitting

    Hi guys Just looking for advice on how to make the installation of a 1200x800 stone resin tray easier. I'm fitting a tray into a space with three walls, so obviously space is minimum. The last time I did this I rigged up a pulley from the ceiling joists to raise and lower the tray into position...
  12. D

    Basic tap installation, confidence lacking :)

    Hiya - the mixer tap in my kitchen has been leaking and squeaking for months, and of course I've avoided fixing it while refusing to pay a professional. Now I'm hearing noises in the bath tap (which stop suddenly when I isolated the kitchen sink), so I think the time has come to actually do...
  13. V

    I need help on a bid basement finish full bath installation

    Help with a bid on a basement finish new full bath rough in and finish
  14. B

    installation of Boiler - Unvented tank

    As part of a rebuild (added 1st floor to bungalow and extended back) we have removed every piece of plumbing and electrics, during COVID In preparation for the complicated stuff, during the build we have ... Gledhill unvented tank (preplumbed) placed in 1st floor airing cupboard New...
  15. M

    Radiator installation advice

    I purchased three new Milano Aruba Radiators to replace my old ones. The plumber has spent two days trying to instal them and it has just been a nightmare as the water has been gushing out from the valves of each radiator as there is no resistance when he tried to tighten them up. He has used...
  16. A

    Spitting toilet, new installation

    Built new bathroom on second floor, but the toilet spits back occasionally when flushed. I think this is a venting issue. Attached is a diagram. Can anyone see any problems with the configuration? Thanks
  17. S

    Gas cooker installation

    Hi, I'm wondering if anyone can help with a query. We have recently had a new kitchen installed and are arranging for our freestanding gas cooker to be fitted (Leisure Gourmet Cooker 60cm) I have read that there needs to be a 20mm gap between the sides of the cooker to meet the Gas Safe...
  18. Y

    Plumbing installation in my van

    Hey, I'm located in Paris. forgive my average foreign English. I'm about to install all the plumbing in my van. I'm new to this. I'm wondering if I should recapture the used water from the sink and the bathroom and reinject it into the flush tank or do nothing and waste that water. Also, since...
  19. D

    Toilet installation - 2 issues

    Afternoon all I’m trying to replace a toilet downstairs and have come across two issues. The floor is not level and there is a lip at the front of around 5mm which causes the toilet to rock, even when bolted down. The bolts aren’t the best and are plastic brackets on the inside of the toilet...
  20. R

    crap kitchen tap installation

    Another cheap chineese crap tap, customer has bought a kitchen tap with spray which also has a separate outlet which turns on/off, so both outlets turn off The problem is when you let go of the spray or turn the other outlet off and the main control/temperature (on the bottom of the tap) is...
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