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Guys in Scotland wearing skirts?

October 18, 2019, 4:06 pm

What the heck is up with all that stuff? Are these guys all poofers or what? Read more »

Dishwasher leak

October 18, 2019, 2:57 pm

I have tracked down the source of a significant leak in my 12 year old Bosch dishwasher. There's a worn O ring on the water inlet side of things. It's a fairly chunky O ring about 2 cms wide. ht... Read more »

OT Redwood on Boris' deal

October 18, 2019, 2:45 pm Read more »

Re: OT: Scary Graph!

October 18, 2019, 1:25 pm

In article , Not everyone flees the country or whatever. Expecting others to sort things out for them - if indeed it needs sorting. If you think that the way to do things, you should welcome refug... Read more »

Ground Source Heat Pump Maintenance

October 18, 2019, 12:47 pm

I see Croydon is fitting ground source heat pumps to heat a 44 unit high rise. Amongst other things, they say it'll cut the costs of maintaining the current storage heaters. I thought storage he... Read more »

Fixed or sliding hinge fixings for integrated fridge/freezer?

October 17, 2019, 9:10 pm

There is plenty of information online describing what the difference is bet ween fixed hinges (door carried by the appliance) and sliding hinges (door carried by the carcass) for integrated fridge... Read more »

Facebook/ and Wish

October 17, 2019, 3:45 pm

I don't normally use either application, though I do have a Facebook account, which also seems to be the same account used in Messenger. What's the connection between these two please? The thing... Read more »

hotpoint 6115 oven door hinges

October 17, 2019, 11:11 am

Anyone got any idea how to remove oven door and then get the hinges out. This is a quite old oven >20 yrs and nothing that matches appears on the internet. eg. even the 6116 is different. Read more »


October 17, 2019, 9:48 am

I use Gravity in which the killfile is known as the Bozo bin. Out of interest, just now I counted 322 posts available before downloading them. When I did download them, the figure dropped to 191!... Read more »

Power sockets with 3 cables

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October 16, 2019, 11:44 pm

Interested to know how others do this, particularly the professionals. When spurring off a socket on the ring, there's always 3 cables to fit into the holes. In the past I've tried twisting the 3... Read more »

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How glue to polythene?

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How can I best glue to polythene? The polythene in question is dense and is taken from the nozzle of a bottle. I need to glue it into place. Of course I will key the polythene with many scatche... Read more »

Washing Machine - AEG Lavamat 61300

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The machine does not appear to be allowing hot water to enter during its washing cycle. The hot water feed to the machine is Ok as I have tested it in a bucket. Having taken top of the machine off I ... Read more »

seceuroglide roller garage door

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Has anyone attempted the repair of these things? After about 10 years daily use our door motor began to continue running for about 30 seconds after the door was fully closed/open. I then made the... Read more »

Keuco bathroom cabinet - how to replace light pullcord?

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Fitted a Keuco Royal T2 cabinet about 5 months ago. The cord has unknotted and come adrift. There are no visible fixings to get at the switch assy. Before taking it off the wall and looking more clo... Read more »

combi boiler problems please help

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I have a worcester bosch 24 cdi fitted by BG a few years ago, now I am having a problem, when I run my shower it goes from hot to cold then hot again so on & so forth. does anyone know why this is ha... Read more »

TV Booster, picture fuzzy.

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I've just installed some new external TV ariels, which I intended to link to a TV distribution booster/amplifier in the loft. I checked the picture on them after installation via a TV in the upstair... Read more »

kitchen radial circuit

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Hi All, I am going to install a radial circuit to feed all of the sockets in my new kitchen, there will be 5 double sockets in total with two being used only for the extractor hood and the cooker s... Read more »

What kind of grease for nylon/nylon and nylon/metal lubrication?

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I am fixing my VHS recorder and the fault seems to be that the metal/nylon widget was not sliding freely. By adding a bit more of the lubricant from an excess on a different part of the mechanism the... Read more »

how to wallpaper on glass ?

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Hi. I have a room which has a fine built-in wardrobe all along one wall. Each of the five sliding doors has two framed panels and in each of these these is a mirror. Now this would be OK if this r... Read more »

Smart Meter Snoopers

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As predicted : snoopers-homes-tracking-energy-habits.html The smart meter snoopers already in homes t... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.