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chris watkins's Recent Activity

  1. chris watkins replied to the thread I am a nervous wreck, need some peace of mind.

    Not wishing to add to your anxiety but unless your bath waste discharges into a hopper head or over a trapped gully you have used an...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 10:43 PM
  2. chris watkins rated gmartine's post Agree in the thread I am a nervous wreck, need some peace of mind.

    PTFE on thread rather than olive? CALL THE COPS

    Jan 20, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  3. chris watkins replied to the thread Illegal hot water tank install.

    Unfortunately there isn't unless the person who installed it is registered under a Competent Persons Scheme which they won't be. If you...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  4. chris watkins rated YorkshireDave's post Agree in the thread Sanity check for new central heating system quote.

    At the risk of being the victim of a frenzied mob by my esteemed colleagues, I'm going to lob in an alternative based on a recent...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  5. chris watkins liked YorkshireDave's post in the thread Please help - have i been ripped off?.

    Why 'drama queens' Michael?

    Jan 19, 2019 at 5:27 PM
  6. chris watkins liked Riley's post in the thread BS5440-1 preventing gas fire upgrade.. Help!!.

    Service service service

    Jan 17, 2019 at 7:01 PM
  7. chris watkins replied to the thread BS5440-1 preventing gas fire upgrade.. Help!!.

    Just like the one on my van then !!! CAT not fire

    Jan 17, 2019 at 5:48 PM
  8. chris watkins replied to the thread BS5440-1 preventing gas fire upgrade.. Help!!.

    Inset Gas Fires For Sale | Flueless Inserts from Superior UK Should not be a problem you can go flueless, these gas fires use a...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 5:42 PM
  9. chris watkins liked brian ross's post in the thread Expansion vessel in a domestic house.

    Ive got a 300L one at home, the manual says to basically measure the static pressure of the incomer (2.3 Bar for me) then set the empty...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 4:09 PM
  10. chris watkins liked snowhead's post in the thread Not gas safe due to training firm.

    So now you've gone public, Blueflame or the Centre, whichever the confidentiality agreement is with, will come after you for the money...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 8:32 PM
  11. chris watkins replied to the thread Not gas safe due to training firm.

    You & me together mate. It breaks down to those who abide/play by the rules & those that don't.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 8:30 PM
  12. chris watkins replied to the thread Expansion vessel in a domestic house.

    As above, ie. the water flows in both directions along the pipe tee'd into the mains water pipe. When water pressure is higher than the...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:52 PM
  13. chris watkins rated YorkshireDave's post Agree in the thread Expansion vessel in a domestic house.

    Sounds like an accumulator then. Is pressure not too clever where you are? Alternatively it could be simply what it says on the tin - a...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:46 PM
  14. chris watkins replied to the thread Trainee breakdown engineer - Essex (help needed, quick).

    Boiler Manufacturers short courses have been a traditional route. Typically - Vaillant, Worchester & another such a Baxi as a minimum..

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:43 PM