Well, it's only the dry part of the stack. But why?! Agreed: probably DIY.
I think you're more likely to burn the flux if the flame isn't hot enough.
I wonder what this weird solder is made from?
To be honest, and from the information I've absorbed, I'd be tempted to do the same.
I learnt to solder the hard way, out of a book and with a gas decorator's blowtorch, for a woodburning stove. When I first picked up a Superfire,.
NRVs - pump inlet seems reasonable, but if there is any chance of hot water rising up and down the same pipe on the flow, then I'd put them just...
My point was that, 'boiler interlock' to me, was a specific technical term, hence the confusion, now clarified.
Sounds like you're working your...
Yeah, presumably the OP has bought a length and keeps using this batch to repair the damaged section?
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The same batch of pipe, or the same section within your installation?
I wonder if the PRV is seized?
That isn't too close to the boiler.
If this is a sealed system there should be a pressure release dump set at 3 Bar, often incorporated in the...
'All' radiators come with a 1/2" BSP female connection and the tails come with the valves.
How close to the boiler is the pipe? In terms of metres or feet of pipe run.
The scorched fittings:
The one on the right seems like a trace of smoke damage (never heard of a heat mat eh?) and is probably fine, but the one...
Part L is about energy efficiency. Thus having a boiler running just to keep itself warm is considered wasteful. If I understand rightly that...
I worked on a place where the cold water storage cistern (high level on first floor) fed a downstairs WC on the ground floor via a Victory valve...
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