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  1. Looking for a boiler

    Spending me PPI befor i got it looking to get a new Combie Boiler,no idear about them really . Had a ferroli here for ten years no probs,think its...

    Started by plasterer‎, 21-08-2013 23:40
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    23-08-2013 21:22 Go to last post
  2. Tiling advice

    I've just fitted new worktops in my kitchen however I don't think the splashback tiles match and I'd like to buy some Mosaic tiles, the area is less...

    Started by deeboi‎, 02-08-2011 14:13
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    10-08-2011 13:21 Go to last post
  3. Fluoresent Tube

    I'm needing a new fluoresent tube for my kitchen, the one I have taken out is an L58 (5ft) and I want to put in a 65w tube instead of the 58w one. ...

    Started by deeboi‎, 23-12-2010 12:30
    • Replies: 2
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    23-12-2010 22:12 Go to last post
  4. Concrete Mix

    Had a good day here today and dug a hole for a scaffolding pole to be cemented into for my motorized sat dish to go on. Everywhere I look the info...

    Started by deeboi‎, 01-04-2010 16:55
    concrete, mix
    • Replies: 3
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    05-05-2010 15:47 Go to last post
  5. Cooker Cable

    I have just sold my cooker and foolishly unwired it from the wall, leaving the wire on the cooker. DOH!!!! I have some leftover twin & earth...

    Started by deeboi‎, 10-02-2010 15:06
    cable, cooker
    • Replies: 2
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    10-02-2010 15:56 Go to last post
  6. Radiators

    I've got a slight problem with my radiators, lived here over a year now and Its always been like this. The upstairs radiators are roasting hot and...

    Started by deeboi‎, 11-11-2009 08:48
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    05-12-2009 00:51 Go to last post
  7. Plumbing and Heating

    Alright guys I'm a Plumber so if you need advice dont hesitate.

    Started by wiz569‎, 29-05-2008 22:23
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    heating, plumbing
    • Replies: 15
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    04-12-2009 23:41 Go to last post
  8. electrical query

    Just had a whole RCD trip on me. Flicked it back and all is ok, question really is what makes the RCD trip rather than an individual circuit like...

    Started by marvious‎, 08-10-2009 07:27
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    electrical, query
    • Replies: 10
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    27-10-2009 12:48 Go to last post
  9. My Job Description

    My job is so fucking unbelievable. I'll try to sum it up by first telling you about the folks I work with: First, there is this supermodel...

    Started by plasterer‎, 14-08-2009 00:09
    description, job
    • Replies: 2
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    14-08-2009 21:19 Go to last post
  10. Attic Ceiling

    We have a converted attic with a dormer. I have removed the old plasterboard ceiling as it was all over the place. I plan to clean up the joists in...

    Started by marvious‎, 03-07-2008 15:23
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    attic, ceiling
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    12-08-2009 11:41 Go to last post
  11. Gas fire cuts out

    As above It runs for a hour or so then cuts off If we put the Boiler on with the fire It cuts off Any Idears.............Paul

    Started by plasterer‎, 12-05-2009 22:12
    cuts, fire, gas
    • Replies: 3
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    13-05-2009 00:17 Go to last post
  12. Chipped Enamel Bath

    I've got a steel enameled bath and the other day it just flexed and some of the enamel flaked off revealing a bit of the steel. I'm trying to get...

    Started by marvious‎, 03-04-2009 12:34
    bath, chipped, enamel
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    04-04-2009 15:47 Go to last post
  13. Phone Sockets

    Right I know I'm not supposed to do this but does anyone know how to wire in a BT master socket, mine (ahem) fell off. Thanks

    Started by marvious‎, 05-03-2009 09:54
    phone, sockets
    • Replies: 4
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    05-03-2009 13:02 Go to last post
  14. firebird firepac 70-90

    this goes out to any plumbers who can help i have the above burner but i pissin through oil with it im not even getting 2 months for 500l now there...

    Started by glic83‎, 17-02-2009 18:51
    7090, firebird, firepac
    • Replies: 5
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    20-02-2009 23:05 Go to last post
  15. FAO Wiz or any other plumber.

    Got a plumbing question for ya m8. I moved house a few months ago and finally getting round to doing the minging bottom toilet. As you can see...

    Started by deeboi‎, 25-01-2009 18:16
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    fao, plumber, wiz
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    05-02-2009 23:26 Go to last post
  16. copyright removal of DVD

    Hi all, Anyone knows how to remove copyright from DVD to enable me copy a DVD for a friend. Cheers

    Started by Babakolly‎, 04-02-2009 01:24
    copyright, dvd, removal
    • Replies: 2
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    04-02-2009 12:13 Go to last post
  17. Post Painter & decorator

    Hi painter from Dundee, Scotland, anyone need any help, tips, or anything else let me know, I'm here to help. :thx:

    Started by kevink8453‎, 04-01-2009 13:17
    decerator, decorator, painter
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    04-01-2009 13:17 Go to last post
  18. Angry Faulty Teka dishwasher Model No-UN DW640FI

    The dishwasher was running fine until i ran it after removing the top drawer to fit in some large plates. It stoped half way through the cycle. When...

    Started by gavshell800‎, 29-12-2008 15:20
    dishwasher, dw640fi, faulty, model, noun, teka
    • Replies: 2
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    29-12-2008 16:05 Go to last post
  19. Manchester - Recommended Tradesmen (or women)

    Well I hope this thread is ok. I'd like to start off a recommendation thread for any good companies or individuals for all sorts of work as it is...

    Started by marvious‎, 27-05-2008 12:57
    manchester, recommended, tradesmen, women
    • Replies: 5
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    25-12-2008 14:19 Go to last post
  20. Filling the gaps between paving slabs

    My garden is paved and when the council done it they left loads, well moslty gaps between the paving stones and I get loads of weeds/grass growing up...

    Started by deeboi‎, 07-07-2008 21:21
    filling, gaps, paving, slabs
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    16-12-2008 21:38 Go to last post
  21. granite sink

    I have a granite kitchen sink,does anybody know of the best way to clean it??

    Started by dave68‎, 08-11-2008 12:32
    granite, sink
    • Replies: 4
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    14-12-2008 18:03 Go to last post
  22. Thumbs up Xbox 360 - PS3 controller mod

    Good god this looks awsome. Gonna have to stock up and have a go at this baby myself!! Ever wanted to use a 360 pad on a PS3?? Personally i cant...

    Started by leeb1977‎, 01-12-2008 15:38
    360, controller, mod, ps3, xbox
    • Replies: 1
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    01-12-2008 15:44 Go to last post
  23. Reanult Spares?

    Sort of DIY related - anyone know the best place for car spares? it's for a 1997 Renault Scenic - i need a coil pack ( common problem apparently!) ...

    Started by ManofScience‎, 13-06-2008 09:59
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    reanult, spares
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    28-11-2008 23:03 Go to last post
  24. Plastering

    well some bodys Got to start it off Any Body needs Plastering tips ,Am your Man Dont be scared to ask ...................Paul

    Started by plasterer‎, 27-05-2008 12:19
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    28-11-2008 23:02 Go to last post
  25. baxi 80 combi boiler

    i have a problem with a combi boiler i found that the pressure switch was faulty so i shorted it out and the heating worked fine i also got hot water...

    Started by pickle‎, 26-10-2008 09:00
    baxi, boiler, combi
    • Replies: 3
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    03-11-2008 09:06 Go to last post
  26. Plasterboard

    We have just put up a plasterboard ceiling with square edge and now are looking at the jointing. Can someone let me know what's best (probably...

    Started by marvious‎, 30-08-2008 12:20
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    01-09-2008 21:01 Go to last post
  27. Wee project I've been working on

    This is a bench I made for my daughter using nothing but the old top part of a bunk bed. I wish I took step by step photo's now but you'll get the...

    Started by deeboi‎, 20-06-2008 18:12
    project, wee, working
    • Replies: 8
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    14-07-2008 20:46 Go to last post
  28. Electrical Help

    Hello guys im a sparky in the Bristol area my main work is on three phase and machine controls, motor curcuits etc i have done many rewires to latest...

    Started by pickle‎, 27-05-2008 19:20
    • Replies: 6
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    29-05-2008 23:03 Go to last post
  29. Building Work

    If anyone needs advice on building work I may be able to help, can't answer every question, but I'll certainly try.

    Started by Will‎, 29-05-2008 14:17
    building, work
    • Replies: 0
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    29-05-2008 14:17 Go to last post
  30. Painting & decorating

    hi im a painter & decorator in the st helens area. if you need any of my sevices or advice contact me..

    Started by saints1‎, 28-05-2008 15:31
    decorating, painting
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 644
    29-05-2008 01:28 Go to last post

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