• jyn replied to the topic Ground Source Heat Pumps in the forum DIY 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    biggest problem would be that the window reveals are already deep and this would make them even deeper.

    That’s exactly our situation. It makes it awkward to open/close them but the extra-deep window sills are a great place to put Stuff. We used plywood for the sills in the end – gives a nice look.

    This is the kind of imaginative solution I w…

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  • jyn replied to the topic Ground Source Heat Pumps in the forum DIY 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Sorry to not answe your question, but…

    Grade II listing shouldn’t restrict you to badly. You should be able to make changes so long as they don’t damage the features behind the listing.

    We didn’t want to touch some of our inside walls – to preserve damp proofing, and outside insulation is limited by conservation area status. So we threw…[Read more]

  • jyn replied to the topic Charging Your Child Rent in the forum Chit Chat 5 months, 1 week ago

    Mine got tough love. Back then £50 a week, when they got a proper job £100. I keep the door on the bedroom door shut, if they left their clutter in the house it got thrown through the door. I do not clean or hoover their room, but I treat them as adults and do not go through their stuff. They got free food, no bills and car help. To put it into p…[Read more]

  • jyn replied to the topic Tooth abscess advice PLEASE in the forum Health 6 months, 1 week ago

    Make a pot of tea, strong, then drink it black. Take the tea bag ( as hot as you can bear!) put it on the infected area. You will look like Brando in the godfather, but ignore that! Keep it there till its cooled down. Repeat as often as you like, and keep drinking black tea (swill it around your mouth and spit if you don’t like it!)
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  • jyn replied to the topic Tablets v Capsules in the forum Health 7 months ago

    Contact your local NHS Counter Fraud team. They are trained to investigate what from your description sounds suspiciously like somebody on the fiddle.