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bio website tomfanning.eu
location Reading, United Kingdom
age 30
visits member for 4 years, 6 months
seen Mar 17 at 22:50

Mar
17
asked Plaster repair mistake fixing hairline cracks
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!