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chris watkins's Recent Activity

  1. chris watkins replied to the thread DIYer - need help with toilet pipe air-valve install.

    No, you don't need & probably shouldn't have a "Durgo" on the main stack, can't terminate to atmosphere ? if it can then the loop is...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 7:41 AM
  2. chris watkins replied to the thread New toilet sewer pipe.

    https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/442889/BR_PDF_AD_H_2015.pdf If it is a...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  3. chris watkins replied to the thread DIYer - need help with toilet pipe air-valve install.

    The 40mm waste pipe will pull any water filled traps on the all the fittings when the bath is drained Part H of the building regs sets...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 9:12 PM
  4. chris watkins rated Craig Watson's post Agree in the thread combi boiler, pressure continuously increasing..

    If it's continually increasing even when the heating isn't been used then yes you may have a faulty filling loop/link. There are other...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 12:26 PM
  5. chris watkins replied to the thread Advice needed! Heat to radiators even with heating off.

    Taking it that the system worked correctly in the first place & that you instructed the first guy to sort out the problem with the...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  6. chris watkins replied to the thread DIYer - need help with toilet pipe air-valve install.

    Is the stack vented to outside air or is there another stack on your system that vents? What is a Barco Bos? What size is the waste...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 12:03 PM
  7. chris watkins rated Craig Watson's post Agree in the thread Extending underfloor waste pipe.

    As you are digging up the floor and altering the drainage you should be contacting building control. They will tell you what you can and...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 5:11 PM
  8. chris watkins replied to the thread Extending underfloor waste pipe.

    Please see AD Part H of the Building Regulation for what you can & can't do. Section 1 & 2...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 1:23 PM
  9. chris watkins rated YorkshireDave's post Agree in the thread Does this expansion vessel need supporting?.

    Beg to differ old bean. As a professional you have an obligation to assess. No manual can cover every eventuality so it up to you as...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 7:38 AM
  10. chris watkins liked Carlo Cappalonga's post in the thread New member seeking apprenticeship..

    Yes I'm close to Epping station and drive my own car so commuting isn't an issue. I've been applying for plumbers and pipefitters mate...

    Apr 15, 2019 at 5:53 PM
  11. chris watkins replied to the thread New member seeking apprenticeship..

    Where are you studying ?

    Apr 15, 2019 at 4:14 PM
  12. chris watkins replied to the thread New member seeking apprenticeship..

    Best of luck Carlo, you are a bit old to start an apprenticeship as there will be no funding available for you to train. I would think...

    Apr 15, 2019 at 4:13 PM
  13. chris watkins rated Chuck's post Agree in the thread Direct unvented element.

    No, he can't. This is his daughter's system, i.e. a third party owner/user. The work must be done by G3 qualified competent person.

    Apr 14, 2019 at 8:46 PM