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April 13, 2017, 1:27 pm

Hi, My name is Kyra and I'm working on the ibbü team. ibbü aims to add a human touch to online shopping by connecting websit e visitors with savvy enthusiasts. Experts can easily and quickly c... Read more »

turned off water valve outside of house (not at street) and water still com...


March 26, 2017, 10:13 pm

i have done this before when changing the angle stop on the other sink in the bathroom with no problems. this time i shut off the water at the same place, at the pipes next to the house where the va... Read more »

granny flat heating and hot water


January 28, 2017, 3:16 pm

hi im after some advice, im building a granny flat for my elderly mother at the bottom of my garden, it will only have an electric supply (no gas). its a 35 square meter single storey building, bedro... Read more »

Electrical


January 17, 2017, 8:25 pm

Their was a buzzing sound than my clock went out on my stove,so I unplugged it and plugged it back in and when I did I heard a buzz again and the lights came on again at the clock. Everything else wo... Read more »

Wooden paneling.


January 13, 2017, 4:11 pm

Hello all, recently I have decided to do anot aged wood panelling on my kitchen island like the picture that I have attached. They have premade tiles of this stuff that you can put together yourself ... Read more »

Watery spray paint


January 13, 2017, 7:18 am

I have a can of red glitter spray paint that when I go and spray it It's red, glittery, and watery. I tried to u clog it because my boyfriend said that's why with water then a needle. Neither worked.... Read more »

Power Tools for the Home


January 10, 2017, 3:54 pm

I'm going to be doing some work around our new home, and thought it best to invest in some proper tools. I was looking at power drills, and I really think I'll ned one with the support handle like th... Read more »

Floor tile


January 5, 2017, 9:30 pm

Should the cabinet go in before the tile Read more »

Thermostat display not working


December 31, 2016, 2:04 pm

There is no display on the thermostat I have replaced the batteries and also tried the reset function. When I reset the display comes up briefly then disappears again. Read more »

Laminate flooring


December 22, 2016, 6:25 pm

My husband and I will be installing laminate flooring in our bedroom soon. I would like everyone's opinion about where to begin installing the laminate wood flooring. Should we start in the close... Read more »

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Honda GCV 520 engine - mixture adjustment rating: 5

Hi, My lawnmower has a Honda GCV 520 engine fitted and I find it is running too rich and 'hunting'. Nowhere have I found how to adjust the mixture - any pointers where to look would be greatly appre... Read more »

Recommendation of household help rating: 5

Hello everyone, I have been investigating several home service companies. Can anyone tell me if they subscribe to one of the following or has tried them before? Is it a good experience? Thanks in adv... Read more »

Kitchen Light Fixture - I can't open it. Can anyone show me how? rating: 5

I have this kitchen light fixture which is very annoying to open. My light bulbs need replacement. Can anyone advise me on how to open this thing? I posted pics of it at http://www.bluemelon.com/whym... Read more »

Mira Sport 9.8 Shower - Intermittent Fault & Mira 'threat' of Call Out ... rating: 5

My Mira Sport 9.8 is literally days from the end of the 2 year guarantee, and has developed an intermittent fault. Two days ago, when I tried to use the shower, there was only a dribble of water comi... Read more »

Mount Plasma T.V. over Fireplace to 1x4 studs rating: 5

My fiance wants me to mount our plasma tv over our fireplace, which occupies a hollow built-out column (a gas fireplace that protrudes 20 from the main wall, with a drywall shell built around it, if ... Read more »

Challenge (Argos own brand) brushes for angle grinder rating: 5

Bought Argos Challenge angle grinder (cat no. 711/0591, 9 Angle Grinder (NOT Extreme). After two short bursts of light use, installed brushed gave up. Replaced with spare set included, also gave up... Read more »

Understanding ECO Grants rating: 5

Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a stupendous initiative by the UK govern ment to reduce the country’s carbon emissions and at the same time help the residents upgrade their gas heating boiler... Read more »

Cracked concrete window sill rating: 5

Hi A sizeable part of our outside bathroom windows sill has fallen off exposing the steel reinforcement within. I have no experience at all of working with concrete. Is it possible to repair a conc... Read more »

Moving a sectional garage rating: 5

Hi I've got a concrete sectional garage only it dominates the back garden and I want to take it down, reduce it in length and width by removing panels and then re-erect it in a different place. Befo... Read more »

Electric Oven Outlet Box? rating: 5

Hello all, I need to connect a new electric oven to an electrical outlet. I already have the 45A cooker control switch, but this usually feeds the load (oven) below the kitchen worktop. At the momen... Read more »

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