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Over the last 25 years or so I've owned four houses which were in various states of disrepair and (with my wife) have renovated them all. As well as general painting and decorating I've fitted underfloor heating, renovated sash windows, fitted a wet zone shower, fitted two kitchens and three bathrooms as well as building cupboards, laying patios, insulating and boarding a loft and other jobs too numerous to mention.


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answered Under UK Building Codes are you allowed to add an additional stopcock?
Aug
18
revised How can I check for possible damage after water leaking into loft chimney?
made title a question and corrected spelling
Aug
18
revised What do you call this old pipe to bath tap join and how do I remove it?
another option
Aug
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Should I install a moisture barrier behind drywall in house with T1-11 siding?
Aug
17
revised What are the pros and cons of solatube vs velux solar tubes?
formatting of links
Aug
17
revised What do you call this old pipe to bath tap join and how do I remove it?
more info
Aug
17
awarded  Talkative
Aug
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What do you call this old pipe to bath tap join and how do I remove it?
Aug
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does my fan switch sometimes turn the lights off?
Aug
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are the pros and cons of Owens Corning shingles vs. GAF shingles?
Aug
17
revised What do you call this old pipe to bath tap join and how do I remove it?
more info and link
Aug
17
answered What do you call this old pipe to bath tap join and how do I remove it?
Aug
16
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Which way is up? (electric outlet)
Aug
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Is there an easy way to measure the height of a tree?
Aug
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What tool should I use to cut memory foam?
Aug
15
comment What options do I have for quick disconnects for copper/plumbing?
These might be OK, but they're not particularly easy to remove.
Aug
15
comment How do I stop bats from nesting in an attic?
Bear in mind that bats (depending on species) are a similar size to mice and can fit through the smallest of holes.
Aug
15
comment How do I stop bats from nesting in an attic?
In the UK bats are protected. If you have any nesting in your house it's against the law to do anything to kick them out. If they leave then you can block up holes etc to stop them returning.
Aug
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does my bathroom exhaust fan drip during the summer?
Aug
15
comment Why does my water pressure drop after using my water hose for a few minutes?
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