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Maintenance

How to fix a leaking tap

How to fix a leaking tap

Most of the time, if a tap in your home is leaky, dripping or hard to close it's the result of a broken washer. While it's possible that your leaking tap's a 'washerless' tap (i.e. one with a ball, cartridge or ceramic disc mechanism - see the 'Types of taps' article linked below), it's a lot less likely that these taps will be leaking like this. You can usually tell if you have a ceramic disc type tap because it'll only need a quarter or half turn to fully open the tap.

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Wireless internet laws

Wireless Internet is very popular, but there are rules relating to how it can be used - and connecting to your neighbour's access points may get you in a lot of trouble.

Lighting

Outdoor lighting guide

Security, safety and function should all play a role in the way you choose to design your outdoor lighting.

Doors

Bi-fold doors

By offering a small concertina-like effect, bi-fold doors allow both excellent, careful use of available space, and the means with which to create a large entry into a space.

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