House Refurb & DIY

Challenge of the day; new radiator without draining the system down

Haven’t posted for a while (been somewhat busy!) so thought I’d share this briefly as a guide. We’ve been putting the finishing touches to a bedroom, and finally reached the point of needing to fit a new radiator. On the basis that it’s currently rather cold I didn’t really want to drain down the system……

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Surely the days of this kind of SPAM have to be limited these days?

  Just received this via email… In this day and age, you really would have to hope that no one manages to fall for something like this. It’s a new take on the concept presumably – masquerading as an agency supposedly working against fraud yet looking for people to supply personal details to reclaim funds….

Google Instant Search – instant results, but have to say I still need convincing…
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Google Instant Search – instant results, but have to say I still need convincing…

As you’re probably already aware, Google have launched “Google Instant” – available via google.com at the moment. I have to say, I’m really yet to be convinced that this is actually a good thing…. Yes, you get instantaneous results as you start typing search terms and that part of the equation seems to work really…

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BT Web Address Help…

Would have been nice if BT asked before enabling stuff? Seems that BT (@BTCare) have decided to take it upon themselves to “help” BT Total Broadband users when they mistype a URL by offering up some sponsored links from Yahoo. Glad to see that these are really relevant and targeted to the domain you were…

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Updated: So who else is having problems with WiFi & their BT HomeHub2?

Update 14/09/2010 BT have now shipped us a replacement Home Hub 2, which arrived this morning. The new hub interestingly is labelled as “Type B” rather than the existing one’s “Type A”, and seems to be running a newer firmware release. It’s obviously a little too soon to see whether this has resolved our problems, but it’s…