Fixing A Close Coupled Toilet Leaking Fresh Water

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How I renewed the coupling kit which joins my toilet cistern and pan. I did this to repair a Close Coupled Toilet leaking fresh water between the cistern and pan. Water was leaking from the coupling joint when the toilet was flushed.

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Extending The Door Bell In My Home

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How I extended the door bell in my home so it can be heard in the house extension and shed. It’s been done by incorporating wireless technology, while retaining my original 1980s “DING-DONG” door chime which had a great sound and an illuminated bell push.

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Converting A Bell Push Light To LEDs

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How I replaced an incandescent bell push light with LEDs. The bell push operates a door chime powered by AC from a bell transformer.

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I Built A Riven Patio Extension For My House Extension

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How I extended an existing patio in front of a new ground floor house extension. I talk about matching the the new slabs with the originals and keeping the pattern random. It also tells how I put a curved wave in the edge to match other curves and create a pleasing shape to the patio.

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Lubricating The Heat Sink Fan On A GeForce GTS240

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This post describes: How the cooling fan on an NVIDIA GeForce GTS240 PC display adapter was lubricated to silence it when it became noisy.

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Towels Do Not Slip Off Twin Towel Rails

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This post describes: How a towel wrapped around two rails parallel to each other in a particular way will not easily fall off onto the floor. It shows what a two rail system looks like but not how to construct a particular one in detail.

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Restoring An Attendant Propelled Stowaway Wheelchair

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This post describes: How I restored a Remploy Attendant Propelled Stowaway Wheelchair whose tyres and arm rests had deteriorated with time in a hot loft atmosphere. The rest of it was in excellent condition and it now functions like it did when it was new.

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Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

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You start off with a nice roll of Gift Wrap, when you wrap those gifts for that festive occasion, and afterwards you have a small rectangle of unused paper left over.

Eventually another small gift needs wrapping so you look through the small left-over pieces of Gift Wrap only to find several are nearly large enough but you haven’t enough to cover your gift.

Well perhaps you’ve failed to use the best paper orientation on your package. This article suggests how you might make the paper cover, a box at least, by wrapping in an unusual way.

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I Found Windows 10 Fast Startup Caused Problems

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The following post will describe how to turn Windows 10 Fast Startup OFF or ON. I usually turn it off on my PCs because I’ve had startup problems as described in the following sections.

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A Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme

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Here I will describe how I created a Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme using multi-coloured LED lighting.

This article isn’t about lighting a small niche in the wall of a large Ingle Nook fireplace or anything like that. It’s about converting a modern domestic fireplace into an alcove where ornaments or a plant could be placed.

In the daytime daylight is sufficient to illuminate these items but at night a little artificial light, white or coloured, is required.

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