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  1. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Tank in loft filling with Hot Water.

    Sounds like the circulation pump needs turning down and/or you need a combined fill and expansion pipe. Try turning the circulation...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:46 PM
  2. The Happy Builder liked adgjl's post in the thread Electric towel heater upside down?.

    No, there is usually a gap at the top above the fluid to allow it to expand as the heater warms. If you use it upside down, not all the...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:22 PM
  3. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Tank in loft filling with Hot Water.

    It’s the expansion tank, it’s supposed to part fill with hot water when the system heats up.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:21 PM
  4. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Boiler chuffing.

    https://www.boilerparts.co.uk/Ranges/FERROLI/MODENA/MODENA I suspect one of these may be stuck, you need a boiler service guy to check...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:19 PM
  5. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Boiler chuffing.

    The boiler I said about had the cold water supply pipe coming up out of the floor then the hot pipe went straight back down, the water...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:13 PM
  6. The Happy Builder replied to the thread I'm looking to find the name of a specific type of switch.

    Having stayed in Italian hotels I have seen arrangements like this, a momentary switch which operates a relay in a consumer unit. But I...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:02 PM
  7. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Block off eaves door?.

    You have posted a picture of a purpose made eaves loft door which is insulated and has draught strips around it, that is what you need...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 8:29 PM
  8. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Boiler chuffing.

    It sounds like air trapped inside it, I have seen a few behave like they are in an episode of a Fred Dibnah documentary, on one occasion...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 8:27 PM
  9. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Hot water Cupboard query.

    ‘thermostatic cylinder valve’ set it at what maintains the correct cylinder temperature.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 8:20 PM
  10. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Block off eaves door?.

    Buy a door likes the one in the photo you posted and fit that!

    Jan 30, 2023 at 1:33 PM
  11. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Lower boiler/water temp and legionella - how much of a concern?.

    One possible option is to increase the temperature of the water in the cylinder to above 60 degrees and move cylinder stat up to heat...

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:47 AM
  12. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Lower boiler/water temp and legionella - how much of a concern?.

    How many people live in the house,?

    Jan 29, 2023 at 11:48 PM
  13. The Happy Builder replied to the thread AAV valve install?.

    Just run an open stack pipe up about a metre or so without a valve, if the isn’t an opening window within a couple of metres.

    Jan 29, 2023 at 9:42 PM
  14. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Lower boiler/water temp and legionella - how much of a concern?.

    There’s a thermostat actually on the hot water cylinder to control the temperature of the hot water, if the boiler flow is set at a...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 7:32 PM
  15. The Happy Builder replied to the thread Tax Error!.

    £4.8 million is enough to pay the pensions of around five hundred people for a year or the salaries of around a hundred and twenty nurses.

    Jan 29, 2023 at 6:07 PM
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