Frozen pipes.. and a bargain heater

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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Last night the temp dipped to -4c , when I got up there was no water, only cold in the bathroom, the pipes in the basement locker that feed the hot water heater had frozen. .. :Sad:
    This locker houses the sewage outlet and city water inlet, it's underneath the black and grey tanks..

    Managed to defrost using a fan heater but decided on doing a permanent fix... so off to B & Q and found a great little 200w solid element, greenhouse heater with a frost stat for £11. so this afternoon was spend fitting it .. well pleased :Smile:
     
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    I was so impressed by the new locker heater ... I bought a second for the toilet and fitted today. :Smile:

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    These are still on special offer at B&Q
     
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    Wee Room Heater

    Hi Jim

    tut! tut! IEE16 forbids 240a/c in bathrooms except for Shaver sockets (transformer isolated)
    serious loss of brownie points!!.

    Yet ALL R-Vs have a 110V socket in the "wee room"!!! So does that make all Yanks well grounded?

    On serious note I put an RCD socket in place of it, As Westcroft had left it connected!! to 240V a/c!!

    pete
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    well spotted :Laughing::Laughing:

    Technically correct, however in a toilet with no bath.. plastic basin and toilet, but if your stupid enough to put your head down the loo , flush with your hand on a hot heater.. think you deserve a shock ..:Eeek:

    My 230v ring main is supplied from a 30ma RCD ..
     
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    Alternative Death Penalty?

    :thumb:I like it, Know several people for whom this would be a most satisfactory "END".!!!!

    Could start a List? 1) The whole cabinet? 2) Certain African Dictators 3) Jehova`s witnesses (especially when I am in the Shower!!!) ------------------------------------?

    Pete
     
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    Technically correct, however in a toilet with no bath.. plastic basin and toilet, but if your stupid enough to put your head down the loo , flush with your hand on a hot heater.. think you deserve a shock .

    Ahhhh Jim but protecting those one or two potential people are why the rest of us have to be restricted in what we are allowed to do :Angry::Angry:

    Nice idea with the heater by the way

    stew
     
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