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bio website tomfanning.eu
location Reading, United Kingdom
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Jan
31
awarded  Critic
Jan
31
awarded  Commentator
Jan
31
awarded  Supporter
Jan
31
comment Why is my electric circuit breaker tripping?
+1. Get a sparky.
Jan
31
comment What kind of lubrication should I use for a lock?
Worth looking at @GrahamWilliamson's answer below which contains contrary advice issued by Yale themselves.
Jun
11
awarded  Tumbleweed
Mar
18
comment When should I not use WD-40?
No it's not, really. See other answers.
Mar
14
comment How do I run ethernet cable through a wall cavity?
Category 5 or 5e cable is fine for gigabit according to wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1000BASE-T#1000BASE-T
Mar
13
awarded  Scholar
Mar
13
comment How should I install a signal cable duct from new home office to a wiring closet?
+1 for you. This is a really good point, and I'm pleased I came to the same conclusion myself :-)
Mar
13
comment How should I install a signal cable duct from new home office to a wiring closet?
ENT looks great, wasn't aware of it. Thanks for the recommendations!
Mar
13
accepted How should I install a signal cable duct from new home office to a wiring closet?
Mar
12
comment Passive-Aggressive smoke detectors
Voltage drop in the battery due to the cold?
Mar
12
awarded  Student
Mar
12
asked How should I install a signal cable duct from new home office to a wiring closet?
Oct
9
comment How do I stop the dripping noise from my gutters?
... and in fact here's a photo of it. Left hand side. flickr.com/photos/fantomning/112445864/in/set-72057594082016636
Oct
9
comment How do I stop the dripping noise from my gutters?
+1 for the chain. I've seen this used on a summerhouse in Ireland, on an overhanging roof. Actually there was no downpipe at all, just the chain. Looks pretty funky when iced up in the winter!