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    26th Jan 2023, 05:42 PM
    joynz replied to a thread how to square set plaster in Plastering
    Look up how3plaster online - has some info that helped me.
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    25th Jan 2023, 10:19 PM
    joynz replied to a thread R7 globes - LED in Lighting
    Thanks. It’s for a fan light so won’t be dimmed (no dimmer on the control). I think I’d prefer a 100w equivalent - would this be OK since there’s no heat?
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    25th Jan 2023, 07:40 PM
    joynz started a thread R7 globes - LED in Lighting
    A few years ago I bought a couple of Hunter Pacific Intercept 2 fan/lights. Finally wanting to install. But I just realised that they take R7 78mm linear globes rather than E27 screw in bulbs! The manual says not to use higher than an 80w R7. Would this be for halogen bulbs? How high in power could I go for an LED equivalent?
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    23rd Jan 2023, 08:03 AM
    I have the same problem. Renters won’t usually weed garden beds to the level an owner might. They aren’t necessarily being lazy - many owners don‘t upkeep their own garden beds either. And weeding is a lot of work! At each renter changeover I used to weed the garden beds thoroughly and lay mulch thickly. But grass still grows up! At the end of the last tenancy, one garden bed was 25cm deep in a layer of thick ‘hay’ where the grass had been sprayed over the past year but not removed. ...
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    18th Jan 2023, 12:16 AM
    Get more quotes - was this quote organised over the summer break?
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    16th Jan 2023, 07:32 PM
    Thanks for that. Iíll go with that method. Iíve got plenty of cornice cement.
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    15th Jan 2023, 02:07 PM
    For back blocking, the CSR Red Book instructs that the back of the plaster back block should be covered in cement using a 6mm notched trowel - with the 6mm beads at 20mm centres. QUERY: Is a notched trowel really necessary? If so, I’ll buy one. (History: This is a follow up to a question I posted in 2021 about back blocking a celing crack that appears at the edge of an 80s extension where two plaster sheets were butt-joined - but not on a framing member....
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