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06-12-17, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Socio

After further inquiries seems it was indeed part...

After further inquiries seems it was indeed part of old door bell. Turned power off and snipped without any issues. Don't necessarily recommend anyone else doing that but proved impossible to cut...
06-08-17, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Socio

Yeah, it could well be a doorbell or part of the...

Yeah, it could well be a doorbell or part of the old alarm system. Both were removed last year so electrician may have just missed this. Were from 1980s.

Presume the voltage is 230v, but not sure....
06-08-17, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Socio

Safe to remove this?

Hi all,

Doing some renovations which involve removing a small partition wall, door frame etc. At the top of the frame there is a small electrical box with a wire running through the timber (which...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-29-17, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Socio

Spoke to them and they don't do parts for that...

Spoke to them and they don't do parts for that model anymore so repair not an option anyway. Will look into getting one with as similar set up as possible and go the replacement route.

Thanks for...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Socio

Thanks. Is it generally straightforward to...

Thanks. Is it generally straightforward to replace the whole thing with a new one?

There are brackets on the other side out of view.

Cheers.
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-17, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Socio

Sorry in terms of the problem...it was working...

Sorry in terms of the problem...it was working fine and the began gradually make more and more noise each time it was used (sound a kettle makes) and made a low banging sound before it stopped...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-17, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Socio

Water heater repair

Hi all,

Wondering if anyone would have any insight into the cause of a water heater failing to heat? It's a small 30 litre / 6.5 gallon one which says Santon PT30L on the underside. It is quite...
02-01-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Socio

Hi, Thanks for this. I think I'm okay on the...

Hi,
Thanks for this. I think I'm okay on the clearances, just hoping the material itself is sufficiently heat resistant.
It's an Indesit DFW 5530 IX UK.

Cheers.
01-17-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Socio

Safe material for built in oven

Hi all,

I am building a cabinet for a built in oven and I am wondering what materials are safe to use in terms of heat resistance? Instructions say it must resist 90c(194f). Was thinking of using...
01-09-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Socio

Okay, thanks for the sage advice. Also realised...

Okay, thanks for the sage advice. Also realised proper disposal of units not possibly (in Ireland) without certificate so not worth going to the trouble of taking them out.
I've called an expert to...
01-09-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Socio

No problem. Do you think the way I have left it...

No problem.
Do you think the way I have left it (inlet open and outlet closed) is unsafe? What will have happen if compressor stops?
Should I just get someone in to do it as too risky for DIY?
...
01-09-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Socio

Split AC removal

Looking for advice regarding the removal of a split type air conditioner. I have read online that you can trap the gas inside the outside unit by closing the smaller outlet valve and then turning on...
12-14-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Socio

Hi, yeah it is straight, however where it is...

Hi, yeah it is straight, however where it is sticking outside there is a sort of raised lip like on coupling piece. Good idea about cutting the slits, will try it. Thanks.
12-14-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Socio

It's PVC and the stack is outside. So essentially...

It's PVC and the stack is outside. So essentially on the other side of the wall you can see is the other end of this pipe cut in the same way.
I cut the overflow pipe in the same way and it just...
12-14-16, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Socio

Removing soil pipe from wall

Members location is Ireland.

Hi all,

I'm having difficulty removing a section of soil pipe from an exterior wall. I've removed the toilet and closed off the connection to the stack on the...
09-15-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Socio

Thanks very much Mark and Paul. I'll try out your...

Thanks very much Mark and Paul. I'll try out your suggestions and let you know how I get on.

Thanks again.
09-15-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Socio

Question Freeing a stuck gate drop bolt

Hi all,

I wonder if anyone has any suggests as to how I might free a stuck gate drop bolt? As far as I know this one has been closed for years. It's not showing much rust on the outside but is...
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