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  1. rogerk101 liked Bob Rathbone's post in the thread Wood burning stoves.

    Politicians jumping on the current bandwagon in an attempt to tax us more. My son tells me that they are finding out who has log burners...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  2. rogerk101 liked DIY womble's post in the thread Mountfield MM2605 lack of power.

    We had a local vicar who used to roller skate around, tough life being a vicar, car , holidays, house , pension , surrounded by people...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  3. rogerk101 liked Crowsfoot's post in the thread Wood burning stoves.

    Wood burning stoves are good for GW; they burn fuel which has grown in the present time zone, so no new gases are released into the...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:38 AM
  4. rogerk101 replied to the thread Best way to break up an unused water tank.

    I recently removed the plastic loft header tank from my sister-in-law's house. To fit it through the loft hatch, I simply cut it down to...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 10:09 PM
  5. rogerk101 replied to the thread Wood burning stoves.

    They'll have an interesting time trying to tax me on my wood burning stove, all of which is fed from offcuts from my workshop and trees...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 6:03 PM
  6. rogerk101 replied to the thread Sideboard top layer coating stripped by room fragrance defuser.

    Maybe you could team up with the other person on here who is complaining about the impotence of paint strippers these days. ;)

    Jan 16, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  7. rogerk101 replied to the thread Nearly the end.

    No matter what anyone tells you, it's never too late to start exercising. Even just a half hour walk every day does wonders for your...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 10:14 AM
  8. rogerk101 replied to the thread Hardie Backer Vs Foam Backer.

    I've used both and they are both good. The foam backed ones are much easier to work with and come is a wide variety of thicknesses. I...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:36 AM
  9. rogerk101 replied to the thread Cooker Hood.

    If the fan is now working, it's obviously not the starter capacitor. The fact that it started on its own now points to the switch....

    Jan 15, 2019 at 7:44 AM
  10. rogerk101 replied to the thread Using diamond-edged hole cutters.

    It'll go through ceramic tile like butter. By contrast you'd be lucky to get ten holes out of one bit when cutting some of the really...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:45 AM
  11. rogerk101 replied to the thread Using diamond-edged hole cutters.

    Start cutting at an angle and bring it slowly to the perpendicular. Never push harder than the weight of the drill. Too much force will...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 10:26 AM
  12. rogerk101 replied to the thread How to get rid of limescale build-up in sewer pipes?.

    Thanks to all for the suggestions so far. The half round scraper attachment for my rodding kit seems the cheapest option, but access is...

    Jan 13, 2019 at 5:37 PM
  13. rogerk101 replied to the thread Replacing water main.

    I needed a 25mm to 3/4" female adapter. I called Thames Water up and asked them what their water meters had and they told me they were...

    Jan 13, 2019 at 4:04 PM
  14. rogerk101 liked Bazza-spark's post in the thread DYI house rewire and consumer unit change.

    It is quite straightforward. You submit a building control notice before you start work and pay their fees (about £400). Carry out the...

    Jan 13, 2019 at 3:47 PM
  15. rogerk101 posted a new thread.

    How to get rid of limescale build-up in sewer pipes?

    Hi Plumbing Gurus I have some very old, very deep and very long runs of 110mm underground pipe runs taking my household's waste water...

    Forum: Plumbers' Talk

    Jan 13, 2019 at 3:46 PM