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i need to convert my loft into a basic bedroom but theres a tank in the middle with pipes comming off it ----- is this a straightforward job to perhaps move it to a corner ? or is it an expensive job that it might be cheaper to move ?
- Ylindaspicer 26th Jan, 2012 Plumbing
We have had the whole heating system changed and we wanted to sell our old copper pipes and water tank for scrap. Our builder has taken the copper pipes and sold them himself, and this has caused an argument.
Should he have taken them?
Thanks for the replies - was only asking a question, so no need to be nasty, Ian Price!
For info, we had mentioned that we would like to keep the water tank and associated pipes. He took them anyway, saying this was normal, I just wanted to know if it was.
- Ymungbean 16th Nov, 2011 Plumbing
I am thinking of moving my combi boiler into the loft to free up space in the room it is in at present. I understand that the loft needs to be boarded out and that there should be a loft ladder and adequate lighting, which there is, but I am concerned that, because of the restricted space i.e. it is not possible to stand up straight in the loft, I would have difficulty getting a plumber to service the boiler each year or do any repairs. I wondered if the majority of plumbers are used to this situation or whether there would be a problem. If anyone could advise I would be very grateful.
- Ycolandy 20th Feb, 2011 Plumbing
- Ysarahd_76 10th Jan, 2012 Plumbing
- Ylol8704 13th Apr, 2011 Plumbing
I'm currently a carpenter, but am looking at changing my career for one reason or another and plumbing is something that i am considering, so i would just like your opinions on what you think of your job and do you enjoy it?? Also, do you feel there is potential to earn a decent living from it and is the shortage of plumbers what they say it is??
If you could provide me with any information it would be much appreciated.
- Yohdannyboy 11th May, 2011 Plumbing
My toilet bowl has an excess build up of limescale and as such doesn't always flush away and tends to get blocked, is there anything of industrial strength to use to clear it or would I be best off having a new toilet bowl fitted, and can this be done on it's own as there is no problem with the cistern.
- Ykimmik71 18th Feb, 2011 Plumbing
We were thinking of taking a slice of a large attic bedroom for an showeroom. Replies so far have been really helpful re sizes needed (Pipe dreams) to do a toilet or showeroom.
I'm new to this site- is 5k(suggested by substructure) the best rate we are likely to get for a showeroom in an attic ? This is more than we can afford :-(
If we have to go for just the extra toilet/basin so that we can get as close as possible to the soil pipe we would need to go into a very small space with a sloping roof. Dimensions are 2.3m at tallest part sloping down to 102cms under roof,110cms wide and 90cms depth (ie to back sloping roof)
I think this seems to fit with pipe dreams footprint for a toilet/sink but would we get away with the sloping roof ? Would we get a toilet and sink in this space ? and if so roughly what would this cost ? Thanks again for your help. Mel
- Ymel_40 23rd Aug, 2011 Plumbing
- Yfarwamusa 26th Mar, 2011 Plumbing
I need to replace a bath tap that has broken...I have the unit but cannot access the tap with normal tools because the unit is so close to a tiled area that I cannot get a fix....are there any tools you can suggest that can access this...I do not really want to break and remove the tiles behind the unit.
- Ymummywilson 10th Jan, 2012 Plumbing
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