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  1. rogerk101 replied to the thread Renovation - Plastering walls - Dot & Dab?.

    By far the best rooms in my house ... the ones that everyone praises ... are the ones without any plaster / plasterboard. I took the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:55 PM
  2. rogerk101 replied to the thread RCD selection.

    I agree. If I were wiring from scratch there's no question ... RCBOs throughout. The best thing about it is you know immediately exactly...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:49 PM
  3. rogerk101 liked Peterdevon's post in the thread RCD selection.

    Use rcbos

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:47 PM
  4. rogerk101 liked Jord86's post in the thread Lathe and plaster ceiling sagging in one area, rip down or just overboard?.

    Over boarding wouldn't guarantee sag free. Nor would ripping down and reboarding if the joists are out of line with one another or...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:39 AM
  5. rogerk101 replied to the thread how to extend the power lead on a DA polisher.

    Agree ... Arctic cable is not the nice floppy stuff you need for hand-held power tools. What you really need is rubber or silicone...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 4:41 PM
  6. rogerk101 replied to the thread That's it, she's gone!.

    Of all the DIY chains, Homebase has got to be the worst. They really don't have the slightest clue what to be ... they're bad at...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 4:31 PM
  7. rogerk101 liked KIAB's post in the thread Mouse tidies up shed.

    Wish the mice were this well trained in my shed.:D [MEDIA]

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:40 PM
  8. rogerk101 replied to the thread Sensitive Legrand Rcd.

    You may have a device in your house that is generating voltage/current spikes which are causing the RCD to trip. (I know because I once...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  9. rogerk101 replied to the thread Why am I garbage at fitting skirting board?.

    I've tried them all now ... ranging from the cheapest to the most expensive. The one I tend to stick to now is the one from Brewers, I...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 12:12 PM
  10. rogerk101 replied to the thread Prep options.

    Water resistant 22mm tongue and groove chipboard glued and screwed to the joists. The boards are usually 600mm x 2400mm; so easy enough...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 12:08 PM
  11. rogerk101 replied to the thread Why am I garbage at fitting skirting board?.

    I seem to spend my life doing up old houses with wonky walls, so am very familiar with the issues you're facing with your skirting...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM
  12. rogerk101 replied to the thread Making/modifying back boxes.

    If it's built into a fire resistant wall, say, a brick wall, it is OK for it to be made out of wood. This means it should be OK if it's...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  13. rogerk101 replied to the thread Making/modifying back boxes.

    I've used the 47mm ones for shaver sockets but never needed deeper. What are you trying to fit in there such that you need them deeper?...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:14 AM
  14. rogerk101 replied to the thread Why am I garbage at fitting skirting board?.

    If it shrinks back then just add another layer.

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:08 AM
  15. rogerk101 replied to the thread Underfloor Heating Temperature.

    If you ever run the underfloor water at 45 degrees you're likely to damage something ... usually cracked tiles around the edges where...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 8:04 AM