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  1. What you are entitled to is in the T&C of the contract. Are we talking about drawings done for planning or for Building Control? If you're just talking about planning drawings it wouldn't normally be hard to remake you own CAD model. Annoying but possible.
  2. What I do is go to my boxes of screws to find one that fits the thread in the handle. Measure it with vernier calipers to find the thread diameter. Then put the screw through the hole in oven door to see if enough threads stick out to go into the handle. If not use vernier calipers to measure depth of hole and add enough extra to go into the handle. Then I discover Screwfix doesnt have one that length so I end up buying another assorted box of different length screws from Amazon 😞
  3. Google found.. https://artemrestoration.com Who offer a brick cleaning service but I've never used them. They are London based. Says they also remove paint etc
  4. +1 We actually have two wired networks. One just used by security cams. The other main wired net has three PC, two printers and 4 WiFi AP around the house and garden. Best way to connect them. Hate to think how many WiFi devices we have.
  5. How long ago was it removed? If more than 4 (10?) years ago you might be able to apply for a Certificate of Lawful Development on the grounds that it's too late to take enforcement action. Unfortunately I think the fee for a certificate is similar to that for a planning application but unlike a planning application, if you meet the rules, they can't refuse one. With a planning application they could refuse permission and decide to make you reinstate the chimney. For example if they think its loss is detrimental to the appearance of the house or wider area. If its a listed building there is other legislation that you might need to comply with.
  6. Discussion on Farming forum here.. https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php?threads/biodiversity-offsetting-anyone-done-it.370772/
  7. That looks like salt efflorescence. My guess is your gutter is leaking/overflowing and the rain water is washing salt out of the bricks. Fix the leak and try using a stiff broom to remove the salt. Some websites say washing the bricks with water or pressure washing can work. Others say it makes things worse. Some info here.. https://prosoco.com/brick-efflorescence-removal-and-prevention-tips/ Personally I would avoid using chemicals as they can mark the brick work. Even scrubbing with a stiff brush can do that so try small areas first.
  8. Just had a look at the calculator and pig/poultry farm land is estimated at 70kg/ha/y. Green field/open space is 5kg/ha/y. So converting pig farm to open space saves 65kg/ha/y. So you would need about 3.23/65 × 10,000 = 500sqm or a patch about 22m x 22m. My guess is you would need to buy it and put a covenant on it preventing future use as a pig/poultry farm or other high nutrient use. But after that you might be able to sell it, possibly back to the farmer :-)
  9. Another approach might be to buy a small area of a pig farm and take it out of use. I think the Natural England calculator has data for pig farms already built in because part of the calculation for a new dvelopment depends on what the land is used for currently. I think it can also handle mixed use so you can tell it your development will replace X square meters of pig farm and Y square meters of other land with X+Y Square meters of development. That should allow you to play around to work out how much pig farm you would need to buy to break even. Might not be much.
  10. Do adjust the voltage before connecting the router as it might be supplied set too high. Will need a voltmeter for that.
  11. We have UFH on both floors. Rooms on the west side get a bit more solar gain than others, and we normally turn on/off the bathroom at different times of the day/year to bedrooms. Some rooms only used when kids are home or we have guests. Some family members like their room a lot colder than others at night. So we are glad each room has its own loop and programmable stat particularly the bathrooms. If you have a large room a long way from the manifold it might need two loops on one stat as a loop is normally limited to 100m I think. For the bathrooms we used a Stat with a remote sensor. The sensor is inside the bathroom, the stat is outside the bathroom door. The only annoyance is that the stats don't automatically correct for British Summer time automatically. We have engineered oak flooring in several rooms. Have run the UFH as hot as 55C with no issues. However we do see some movement. The wood shrinks in winter when the air is dry and expands in summer when it's more humid. This results in some T&G opening and closing slightly.
  12. There are some with screw terminals. Lead time is a bit long on this one.. and you only get one for £10.. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Akozon-Converter-Adjustable-6-5V-60V-1-25-30V/dp/B07H5MC6V3/ref=sr_1_91?keywords=24%2F12v+to+9V+dc&qid=1656356353&s=industrial&sr=1-91 Probably similar on ebay.
  13. Powerbanks are 5V ish. If using a battery with a voltage much higher than the 9V the router is designed for I would use a DC to DC converter module to drop it down to 9V. Something like this. https://www.amazon.co.uk/BGTXINGI-Voltage-Converter-Adjustable-Step-Down/dp/B08PNV2GXT/ref=sr_1_18_sspa?crid=NO3LGISDDE5R&keywords=24%2F12v+to+9V+dc&qid=1656347091&s=industrial&sprefix=24%2F12v+to+9v+dc+%2Cindustrial%2C141&sr=1-18-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUExMFpSV1pHNkhHQVlWJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwODYzNjUzTzVBWTU3VldIS1BXJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTA1NjY3NDExRVY3SVU2S1ZZWlJJJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfbXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ== Adjust the output voltage to 9V before connecting router.
  14. Is the friction adjustable? Ask Velux. Google found this but I've no idea ifbit fits your windows... https://www.loftsolutions.co.uk/shop/velux-spares/window-spares/velux-zoz114
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