jonathanc's Recent Activity

  1. jonathanc replied to the thread Is this kitchen a good or bad price ?.

    At the end of the day if it’s a howdens kitchen you want then the price is what they ask. If you want to market test it. Get a figure...

    Oct 17, 2021 at 7:53 AM
  2. jonathanc replied to the thread Help...RCD keeps tripping.

    And more to the point why not fix the problem rather than frankly leaving your house in an unsafe state. At least before he turned up it...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 1:49 PM
  3. jonathanc replied to the thread Help...RCD keeps tripping.

    If you are seriously saying that he has broken the ring and effectively created two radials on a 32A breaker he needs to come back and...

    Oct 16, 2021 at 1:26 PM
  4. jonathanc replied to the thread Impact on carbon footprint of upgrading to "green-er" equipment..

    not to mention slippers, socks, other bits of random clothing get eaten :)

    Oct 16, 2021 at 10:47 AM
  5. jonathanc replied to the thread Detached Garage into Office.

    Yes to 1 and 2. While different ball game if you were making it a separate dwelling( sleeping cooking and bathroom) which you are not...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 4:08 PM
  6. jonathanc replied to the thread Plumber caused a leak, now need new filter?.

    Simple really. The leak was caused by the plumber. Not following the maintenance instructions which are to isolate the filter pull the...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:18 AM
  7. jonathanc replied to the thread What are these things sticking out of my chimney?.

    if you can find a gas safe engineer who works with lead...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 7:04 PM
  8. jonathanc replied to the thread Is this a good roofing job?.

    the biggest issue is the tile - they are i believe Marley Modern but you are snookered as that is what was in the quote. would have...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 7:03 PM
  9. jonathanc replied to the thread Is this a good roofing job?.

    Why not apart from the broken tile has he not completed the scope of work?

    Oct 14, 2021 at 4:45 PM
  10. jonathanc replied to the thread Is this a good roofing job?.

    terrible. what did he save - maybe 50 quid. more like he had some left over from another job. nice broken tile on the middle row of...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 3:07 PM
  11. jonathanc replied to the thread Labour prices.

    apologies I misread that :(

    Oct 14, 2021 at 11:17 AM
  12. jonathanc replied to the thread Labour prices.

    £200 plus per hour? not sure any tradesman will get work at that price https://www.gov.uk/guidance/solicitors-guideline-hourly-rates

    Oct 14, 2021 at 10:37 AM
  13. jonathanc replied to the thread Groundwater sump issue.

    Turn stopcock off and see if the sump fills. If not then turn the stopcock back on and see if it fill. If so you have a leak after the...

    Oct 13, 2021 at 9:47 PM
  14. jonathanc replied to the thread Cooker switch 45a and MCB 32a.

    The cooker switch has no fuse. It is rates for 45a so the weakest part of the circuit is the MCB as it should be

    Oct 13, 2021 at 9:44 PM
  15. jonathanc replied to the thread My boiler copper pipes are 15ml. Can I get a modern boiler to fit these?.

    Just clean it up and see where it is leaking from. Post up a close up pic. I suspect it is a moulding point in the plastic and a quick...

    Oct 13, 2021 at 6:45 PM