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Hiding heating pipes on walls
December 2019

Hiding heating pipes on walls

We have an old house and copper plumbing / heating pipes running from the ceiling to the floor. My husband came up with the idea to dress these heating pipes by means of empty carpet rolls from the...

Hide dowel holes in the bathroom
December 2019

Hide dowel holes in the bathroom

Dowel holes in the bathroom can be concealed. Do you know that too? You move to a new apartment / house. You usually have to renovate everything. That's right: But the bathroom is mostly tiled. The...

Toilet seat / WC seat / off ALT MAKE NEW
December 2019

Toilet seat / WC seat / off ALT MAKE NEW

After a few years our toilet seat had an ugly yellowish tinge and I wanted to buy a new one. If you want reasonably high quality, then you have to dig deep into your pocket, I've noticed. So I've...

Be careful when buying fittings
December 2019

Be careful when buying fittings

In the "discussion" about the hanger for the quiet village, I remembered a tip from the craftsman of our confidence. If one or the other fancies to purchase new fittings (be it kitchen or...

Wicu extra pipe (insulation)
December 2019

Wicu extra pipe (insulation)

Every heating engineer knows the problem. Wicu-Extra tube is very difficult to re-isolate at deflections, tees, etc., unless you have the expensive fittings. If you e.g. If you want to solder in a...

Seal / seal threaded connections with Teflon tape
December 2019

Seal / seal threaded connections with Teflon tape

To seal threads in drains, faucets, compressors, etc., you take hemp or Teflon sealing tape. The Teflon tape is perhaps the simpler and faster method, but requires the same care as an assembly with...

Another instructions for pipe cleaning
December 2019

Another instructions for pipe cleaning

So: there are already some tips on the subject, but really everything does not work, so here again summarized by me as the plumber does, if no expensive special tool is at hand. First, you should do...

Optimum hot water circulation
December 2019

Optimum hot water circulation

For energy saving in hot water consumption in the case of a separate heating with circulation pump systems up to 400 € are offered, which provide more or less on demand for fast hot water and thus...

Pull out the stuck sink plug
December 2019

Pull out the stuck sink plug

Externally operable washbasins (with levers), which lift up the plug and make it so stowable, involve the risk that the plug will remain in the washbasin tube if it is not properly adjusted. How do...

Make radiator valve again common
December 2019

Make radiator valve again common

If a radiator does not get really hot (even though it is vented) or if it does not turn off properly, you can do the following. First, remove the thermostatic head (loosen the rear large screw ring...