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  1. FlyByNight replied to the thread Tv aerial.

    Give Blake Aerials a call https://www.blake-uk.com/category/aerials.html They make a lot of their own top end aerials, will not over...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:50 AM
  2. Jord86 replied to the thread Issues that come with being in a trade.

    You can get paid in luncheon vouchers as long as it's declared, cash has become a dirty word used and abused by idiots, both trades and...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:49 AM
  3. Jord86 liked Astramax's post in the thread Issues that come with being in a trade.

    Bank transfer, cheque or make no difference an invoice is presented and upon payment a receipt issued. Keeping books in order and...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:46 AM
  4. Jord86 replied to the thread Vinyl plank flooring.

    Based on that theory, what's the difference to having a tiled floor then? If waters getting through then the problem isn't the subfloor,...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:42 AM
  5. Bob Rathbone replied to the thread Covid 19 vaccination.

    Oxford for both my wife and myself. Both had a 3 day reaction, bit like 'Covid light' with all the symptoms I remember from when I think...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:41 AM
  6. Mstiva87 replied to the thread Repointing 50s council house.

    Thanks for your reply but like a say I’ll be using a gun 4-1 mix may be slightly to strong for the bricks

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:40 AM
  7. Jord86 replied to the thread Cold flat roof an how to insulate.

    Is there any way of fitting soffit vents or drilling a hole through the wall for airflow?

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:39 AM
  8. Bob Rathbone replied to the thread Repointing 50s council house.

    If you are using a gun, more sand will make the mortar more difficult to extrude from the gun. I would use 4:1 and point with a trowel.

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:36 AM
  9. Bob Rathbone replied to the thread 1970 Trianco Help!.

    Is it a wall flame type or a pressure jet burner. The wall flame system is very wasteful and is no longer used. If you don't want the...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:34 AM
  10. Philip Hyde attached a file to the thread Tv aerial.

    I'm in a low signal area and have one of the below in my loft Powered through a FCU off the lighting circuit. Works really well. [ATTACH]

    Screenshot_20210228-093159.png Feb 28, 2021 at 9:34 AM
  11. Bob Rathbone replied to the thread Can anyone recommend an Electricians course?.

    Sadly and somewhat conversely, NVQ has closed any route to meaningful qualifications on any site based trade as it will not allow...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:31 AM
  12. RolandK posted a new thread.

    Vinyl plank flooring

    As part of bathroom revamp I want to get rid of the ceramic floor tiles and go with either click or glue down vinyl planks. I understand...

    Forum: Other Trades Talk

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:27 AM
  13. Bob Rathbone replied to the thread Tv aerial.

    A poor aerial setup will give fewer channels on free view and suffer drop outs at the extreme ends of the frequency range used. I have 7...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:26 AM
  14. MGW replied to the thread What is an EV?.

    So there are two versions of BS7671 one for skilled persons and one for ordinary persons? Yes I know with a transformer being first item...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:25 AM
  15. Wayners replied to the thread Bathroom Tile.

    @Aberchris Fix to timers with washers and screws and stick with the tile adhesive shown. So you can use both but maybe better to remove...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 9:21 AM
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