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    Clicking sound from external stop tap

    Clicking sound from external stop tap Hello I am hoping someone can help with a very frustrating issue. I have noticed a clicking sound in the water pipes when the cold water is used. It is especially when the washing machine is going or when the toilet is flushed - the clicking noise vibrates...
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    Replacing Fordham Flush Panel toilet fill valve

    Replacing Fordham Flush Panel toilet fill valve Has anyone replaced a Fordham Flush Panel toilet fill valve with modern one with integral overflow mechnism? Replacing Fordham Flush Panel toilet fill valve - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Has anyone replaced a Fordham Flush Panel...
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    Serves him right!

    Serves him right! Serves him right! - Click here for more on this tilers talk! TilersForums.com is the biggest tile forum online
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    shower tray damage

    shower tray damage tiler has damaged my shower tray, i have bought a cramer repair kit but it is alpine white and is darker than the finish on my tray. from cramer website it looks like i need appliance white but cant find anywhere that sells it. Anyone know where i can get cramer appliance...
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    Help with washing machine installation

    Help with washing machine installation Hi, we've just moved into our first house and I'm trying to install a new washing machine. however between the machine and the sink is an integrated dishwasher. This is making it extremely difficult to install. To make matters worse, the inlet tap for the...
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    Underfloor drainage for wetroom, help pls.

    Underfloor drainage for wetroom, help pls. Hi, I'm a gas man and plumber, mostly maintenance. A bathroom fitter I'm not! My knowledge of underground drainage and building fabric is shocking. However its summer, I've just settled my tax on account and I find myself tempted by a dreaded assist on...
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    Self Employed Plumber Wanting Quals!

    Self Employed Plumber Wanting Quals! Good evening PlumbersForum I know this is probably the most commonly asked question but instead of looking through similar threads, maybe it would be best to write about my own circumstances. Basically ive been in trade for nearly 8 years now (left school...
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    Cheap self leveling kit?

    Cheap self leveling kit? A job coming up I'm would like to use a self leveling kit. I'm wondering if the cheap Amazon ones are any good or can anyone recommend one? I'll be tiling large format porcelain on walls Cheap self leveling kit? - Click here for more on this tilers talk! A job coming...
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    Wall prep - this will take a while!

    Wall prep - this will take a while! Started ripping out some shower/wet wall panels in our bathroom to discover two layers of tiles before reaching the brickwork..man it's tough to get of! Thinking the best way to go is strip it back to the brickwork before fitting a backer... Wall prep -...
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    Roman bath nightmare, cannot fix the leak

    Roman bath nightmare, cannot fix the leak Hi all!! Deperately in need of some help from someone in the know. I have recently had my whole house refurbished and put a roman/ tiled bath on the first floor. It has been nothing but grief. Everyone is pointing fingers but I need a solution. The area...
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    Anyone confirm if right screws

    Anyone confirm if right screws Are theese screws ok for marmox 12.5mm boards for walls pic attached. If not which are best recomended.? And which washers are better the metal ones or plastic? Thanks :thumbsup: Anyone confirm if right screws - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Are...
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    What is best to use to fix the tiles

    What is best to use to fix the tiles I'm going to be tiling a bathroom, which will have mostly metro type ceramic tiles on 3 walls with a mosaic border & one wall where the shower is in just glass mosaic tiles. I'm trying to work out what Mapei adhesive is best. I was going to use... What is...
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    Water Regulations Guide From CORGI direct only £19.80 VAT FREE

    Water Regulations Guide From CORGI direct only £19.80 VAT FREE This is the essential guide to the legislation affecting water supply installations in the UK. Incorporating DETR Guidance and Water Industry Recommendations; this contains clear and detailed illustrations in colour throughout...
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    Buy a Regin One-Click Analyser and get a FREE Regin 360 Inspection Torch

    Buy a Regin One-Click Analyser and get a FREE Regin 360 Inspection Torch VIEW OFFER Buy a Regin One-Click Analyser and get a FREE Regin 360 Inspection Torch - Click here for more on this tilers talk! VIEW OFFER UKPlumbersForums.co.uk is the biggest plumbing forum online
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    Waste pipe size query

    Waste pipe size query Hi, I have a basin trap that has a 35mm chrome waste pipe supplied. I was wondering if this can converted to standard 32mm pipe as the chrome isn't long enough. I seems odd that the Chrome pipe isn't a standard size? Thanks Waste pipe size query - Click here for more...
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    Van Insurance

    Van Insurance Just had my renewal from Churchills and for a 04 Transit £380, hav'nt checked any other companys yet but what kind of monies are you paying and any recommended companys out there. Van Insurance - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Just had my renewal from Churchills and for...
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    Heating system gradual pressure increase over days..

    Heating system gradual pressure increase over days.. hi there. My heating system is gradually increasing in pressure measured when the system has not been running for say 8 hours. I measure this at the same time ie 5 pm each day when the system is cold. Over a ten day period the pressure has...
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    15-10 mm set.Hi, do I need to put a olive in a 15-10 mm reducing set. Thanks Paul

    15-10 mm set.Hi, do I need to put a olive in a 15-10 mm reducing set. Thanks Paul Hi, do I need to put a olive in a 15-10 mm reducing set. Thanks Paul 15-10 mm set.Hi, do I need to put a olive in a 15-10 mm reducing set. Thanks Paul - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Hi, do I need to...
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    Tiling a new career move?

    Tiling a new career move? hello all, I am currently thinking of changing my career and tiling is looking the best thing for me to do. I have looked at a fast track course at a tiling centre. I would class myself as good at manual labour. i just wanted advice on jobs and... Tiling a new career...
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    Advice for new toilet install

    Advice for new toilet install Hi, i'm planning to buy and install a toilet tomorrow. Its my first time with a toilet, so i might not get everything right. Could you guys give some advice on how to do this. Something like an accessories/parts checklist, and tips on which order to do things in...
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