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IMO, the answer is to the OP's question is 'yes' a drain would be needed because (a) cartridges develop leaks, (b) people don't always fully close...
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I have the grill - it just seems like there must be a seal or something missing as I can't see how anyone would design a trap which has crevices...
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It’s more of a thing in commercial eg dead legs, cleaning tanks, flexis and water cats due to kitchens etc
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As above these need servicing annually ? , There are instructions you can follow to recharge the internal air gap if you feel compent ? this may...
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Quite often, when a ceramic cartridge (used in 1/4 turn taps) fails, when another tap is opened, there’s loud vibrations through the pipework...
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Well done making progress. My thought is "boiler swl and boiler sw" both mean "switched live" but don't necessarily mean a wire going to the...
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Hello Frank, and Welcome. Some say there’s no such thing as a stupid/silly question, but we’ll see 😉
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I've got Energizer Industrial LR06 Mignon1500 bad boys in there. The 30 mins thing did scupper me at first.
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https://www.screwfix.com/p/wilo-4035479-sb30-secondary-circulating-pump-230v/74599 And use one timer relay for legionella control
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Is that the deck mounted, bar valve version or a concealed version?
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Sorry if I'm teaching grandma to suck eggs, but they definitely are the right diaphagms [EDIT or 'diaphragms', which might be more useful really]...
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I can relate to water coming through the floor boards. Same problem here in a lower level apartment whose windows level are literally at ground...
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Do you like your current HW performance because you'll certainly get less with an average combi swap? My other considerations would be how old...
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Thank you for all you advice on this - i'm glad to report the issue is finally solved. Our plumber, through a process of elimination, found the...
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It’s just a case of empty the cold water storage tank, cut the gravity cold water feed where it comes out of the tank, cut the cold mains feed...
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This topic has been discussed many times within this forum. Use the 'Search' box at the top right of the page.
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Does anyone out there have experience of a water CONDITIONER - I don't want a water softener installed and I wondered if these really work or just...
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Is there anyone on here who works as a plumbing teacher/ lecture for level 3? Thanks
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If you are focussing on the difficulty of running wires, an RF/wireless switch can be used in place of a physical cable.
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If you still have the old washer as a template, with care, patience and a sharp knife, make a replacement 🤪...
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Bought a couple of 300 ltr unvented cylinders, Instinct brand via MKM (they're Joule) and low-and-behold EPH mv's in the accessory packs!
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Thank you for the replies. The stopcock under the sink can turn the cold water on and off in the kitchen. The 2nd stopcock in the wall when...
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We got an open fireplace with a back Boiler it also feeds the radiators with a pump, the water goes via the back boiler through a coil under a hot...
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Best to contact a gas safe engineer and say the right hand block is leaking Or phone Worcester up for a fixed price repair normally around 300 inc
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Proves nothing in reality apart from the fact that the filter is doing its job. Was it new pipework with rads and boiler? If it wasnt are they...
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Just pull the silver bit up , the blue will come with it.
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Photo? It might be you need an adapter, or it could be one of these: Multi-Fit TRV Head -...
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Yes - it's a domestic electric hot water heater that's controlled (turned on with) this timer/relay unit. I'm bypassing the timer now using a...
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So, after recovering from Covid I finally felt well enough to do the job today. Had helluva job getting bolts undone, we're in a limescale area...
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Definitely interested in the Rems presstool charger battery and the 15- 22- 28 mm tongs post a few pictures and private message me a cash price on...
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Probably best discussed with your installer, but how many rads do you have, what type are they, how big is the hot water cylinder?
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Is the boiler radiator temp set high enough? Are there any status codes on the boiler? Is the room stat set high enough? Does roomstat need new...
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Thanks for helpful advice once again Shaun. Can you tell me which manufacturer you are referring to with the concrete overlay panels? Cheers
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