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  1. Jimbo replied to the thread Tumbler dryer and washing machine, same circuit.

    Get a heat pump drier. They are like 600W and will cost a quarter as much to run.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 12:51 AM
  2. Jimbo replied to the thread Going all electric (boilerless).

    Going electric will cost you 4x as much - look at the comparative pence per kWHr. I have an ASHP - R290 based with 24,000 kWhr per...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 12:49 AM
  3. Jimbo replied to the thread pipe lagging.

    How are you doing “some cooling”?

    Jul 30, 2021 at 12:43 AM
  4. Jimbo replied to the thread Load Bearing Wall? (Strammit Board).

    Have a look at this: Free UK Span Table for Domestic Floor Joists to BS 5268-7.1 (C24, 1.5 kN/m² load) - Timber Beam Calculator

    Jul 29, 2021 at 2:15 PM
  5. Jimbo replied to the thread Telephone cable.

    Do you have a BT line box as the master socket?

    Jul 29, 2021 at 1:08 PM
  6. Jimbo replied to the thread Load Bearing Wall? (Strammit Board).

    What is the size of the joist and what will be the span, with it removed. Is there any particular loads above it?

    Jul 29, 2021 at 1:06 PM
  7. Jimbo replied to the thread Radiator Pipes behind Plasterboard?.

    will the door be able to open?

    Jul 29, 2021 at 11:39 AM
  8. Jimbo replied to the thread Vanity Waste Connection Help Please.

    I prefer them as the compression fittings always seem to come lose eventually.

    Jul 29, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  9. Jimbo replied to the thread Vanity Waste Connection Help Please.

    Or even just push fit, depending on what pipe is coming out the wall.

    Jul 28, 2021 at 8:58 PM
  10. Jimbo replied to the thread Joist not sitting on brick wall.

    I would however suggest getting a structural engineer round to look for the sake of £150 or whatever. What do building control want to see?

    Jul 28, 2021 at 1:55 PM
  11. Jimbo replied to the thread Joist not sitting on brick wall.

    After nearly 15 years there would be signs of stress appearing if is wasn't adequately supported IMO. e.g. cracking in plaster/cove etc...

    Jul 28, 2021 at 1:49 PM
  12. Jimbo replied to the thread Underfloor Heating in Stages.

    Electric or wet? What is the floor construction currently?

    Jul 27, 2021 at 8:44 PM
  13. Jimbo replied to the thread Joist not sitting on brick wall.

    “Adequate in use” then

    Jul 27, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  14. Jimbo replied to the thread Joist not sitting on brick wall.

    How long has it been there

    Jul 27, 2021 at 7:26 PM
  15. Jimbo replied to the thread Insulating block work.

    Does it have a DPC? And is the outside rendered?

    Jul 27, 2021 at 3:22 PM