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  Topic: Ikea light fittings
stumbling goat

Replies: 4
Views: 1962
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 17 8:23 pm   Subject: Ikea light fittings
Good idea if you are unsure.

Plumbing errors can lead to leaks but you seldom drown from them.

Gas errors can be deadly as can electrical errors.

It should be a relatively simple job. How ...
  Topic: Ikea light fittings
stumbling goat

Replies: 4
Views: 1962
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 17 8:06 pm   Subject: Ikea light fittings
Do you intend to replace the fitting or have you given up on the idea?

sg
  Topic: Wood burner wanted?
stumbling goat

Replies: 3
Views: 4673
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 17 5:46 pm   Subject: Wood burner wanted?
As title really,

For a 2 up 2 down small cottage style house.

Inset or free standing, what's out there, what have you?

sg
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 17 12:34 pm   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
Hello TG,

It is as was suggested then, a bedroom FP installed in a lounge. Would have been a real time consumer to keep filling up with little tiny logs.

It had 2 lugs about 6 inches below th ...
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 17 11:51 am   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
The old fireplace is out. Dimensions pdf the grate are

13.5 inches across at the front, not allowing for a slight arc, 9 inches across at the back, 5 inches depth front to back.

The original g ...
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 17 7:17 am   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
Thank you M Rose,

I installed a coal/wood fire many years go prior to the new regs. That worked fine and was safe.

With this project and new regs, think it's best if I do one stage at a time ...
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 17 9:59 pm   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
And thanks dpack,

for such a detailed response.

I'll read that several times to make sure I get everything out of it.

cheers

sg
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 17 9:57 pm   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
Good evening TG,

And thanks for your input.

I don't know the dimensions of the existing FP. I'll check and post them on Wednesday, with a picture, if I can work out how to post one.

Thanks f ...
  Topic: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
stumbling goat

Replies: 11
Views: 7071
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 17 9:08 pm   Subject: Instal a wood burner into a fireplace, queries?
Good evening,

Is this is the right section for this post? If not, Moderator, please relocate it.

Hoping someone can give some guidance me with the above project I am starting?

I've used the ...
  Topic: Non Compos Mentis Hard Drive
stumbling goat

Replies: 7
Views: 2276
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 17 6:37 am   Subject: Non Compos Mentis Hard Drive
You have my sympathy. 1 portion.

Hopefully normal service will be resumed shortly?

sg
  Topic: Spare 110v tools for sale.
stumbling goat

Replies: 7
Views: 5075
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 17 7:30 am   Subject: Spare 110v tools for sale.
Morning GG,

Not wanting to teach Granny,

But the model numbers will be on labels or tags attached to the tools.

sg
  Topic: Spare 110v tools for sale.
stumbling goat

Replies: 7
Views: 5075
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 17 9:58 pm   Subject: Spare 110v tools for sale.
Hi GG,

As OMB suggests, it may help your sale if you put Model numbers of the kit?

That would enable people to Google the size of the blade on the Elu circular saw, and the Hitachi saw, the grun ...
  Topic: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
stumbling goat

Replies: 14
Views: 7634
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 17 7:59 am   Subject: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
Treacodactyl -
Your point 1 - One other house that has been refurbished has had UPVc facia panels installed as a ceiling covering. I don't think this is a good idea at all. No fire protection at ...
  Topic: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
stumbling goat

Replies: 14
Views: 7634
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 17 6:53 pm   Subject: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
umm , for the extra few quid i might use a double layer of boards. as to surface best would be expanded metal mesh screwed to the boards as a base and then rendered in a suitable rendering mortar.
...
  Topic: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
stumbling goat

Replies: 14
Views: 7634
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 17 6:31 am   Subject: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
If the boards are moisture resistant,why not just paint them.

I am not sure if that would be sufficient? If a good quality exterior paint would do it once the joints are scrimmed and filled, I wou ...
 
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