'Floe' water drainage advice please!

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  1. scammellmanswife

    scammellmanswife Funster

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    Maybe someone can advise me! Does anyone use this method to clear their pipes of water when draining down. Is it easy for a non techie to install and use and is it worth it or do you use another method. If this has been discussed before I apologise. I don't seem to be able to find the search button on this new site maybe someone can help with that too.
     
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    Thanks mike will read through that lot later then. So how did u get the info what buttons do I push lol
     
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    Thanks mike I will read through that lot a bit later. So how did you get to the relevant search tab. I used to be able to do it on the old site but my aged brain cells are not working on here. :(
     
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    Hiya - Search is up top right hand side above your avatar, hope that helps. :)
     
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    I told you the brain cells wern't working I have even duplicated my reply !!!:(
     
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    No cant see it !!
     
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    Top right hand corner of the screen

    Comfort insurance Advert

    Just below that is a dark blue line - your name (scammellmanswif), Inbox and Alerts.

    Just below that wrote quite fine/faint is the search facility. (y)
     
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    Thanks mike and houdini I have now found it via my super slooooooow laptop which I only use when forced to. However it does not appear on my android phone so I will know next time.
     
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    I have fitted the Floe system .... very simple job.

    I pressurise mine with a Ring digital tyre inflater and it certainly gets more water out of the pipes and saves having to blow into the taps.

    They are a bit pricy but are sometimes available at reduced prices.

    Of course you could make up your own as done by @Techno100.
     
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    IMG_20150112_130907200.jpg Aha all is revealed thankyou @techno I have just looked up your bit about the floe and it is very helpful. My pipe system looks a bit cluttered around the pump do you think it can be done
     
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    Hi fitted one took about 30mins (cost around £30 delivered on ebay) I did buy some pipes cutters of ebay about 2.50 to make sure cuts were square and easier than a stanley knife.
    I have to say i was surprised how much water came out of the sink tap,also the boiler
     
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    Used my DIY one today and left the system in storage with 20psi in it.
    Should still be there until I let it out (y)
     
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