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ABSpareEditor
The AnswerBank has a new sponsor called Gardenlines, which is in fact a sister company of The AnswerBank. Gardenlines will be sponsoring the Home & Garden category. You may remember them from a...
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Chipchopper
This year, my veg crops look very poor. Pale weak growth, and struggling to grow properly. The beans have lots of aphids and viruses, and the squash have hardly grown at all. I just wondered if anyone...
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melv16
I dug and ate some yesterday and they slightly disintegrated in the pan. They are supposed to be a waxy spud but ended up floury. Have I dug them too early or should I let them mature a bit out of the...
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bonnie&clyde
I live in an old house and want to cover some of the internal wood windowsills in upvc. Can anyone recommend what materials I need to look for and a how to video? Thanks
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douglas9401
Looking for a guaranteed foolproof way to fix this and then stop it happening again. Ta....
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Bramleyboy
I am seriously contemplating having solar panels on our roof together with a battery system. I know nothing about them. So could someone please tell what to look for in installers and how do I check...
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j0nb0y
I was fitting some new bath taps this evening. I closed the gate valve which feeds the immersion heater from the tank in the loft to turn off the hot water, without having to drain the tank. Fitted...
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flobadob
I'm just wondering what is the best thing to use to fill a gap between 2 pieces of kitchen worktop? Would it be best to use silicone or wood filler, or something else?...
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loulou111
I recently hired a carpet cleaner to clean my large rug in my living room. I used advised shampoo and followed instructions but it’s left it smelly damp and rank. Any suggestions to get rid of the...
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pastafreak
I bought 2 small ferns yesterday, not realising they are hardy ferns for outside. I live in a flat. The ferns are a Hart's tongue, and a common polypody. My indoor ferns do well in my shaded east...
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Chipchopper
Does anyone know how to keep an old oak barrel watertight ?
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theorganicgardener
Hello, I have some very fine mortar dust that adhered its self to some glass windows leaving them with a matt sheen to the surface. I have tried vinegar to remove the mortar dust however this has...
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sandyRoe
...and lime scale in the toilet bowl? I asked my cleaner not to come during the covid times and she would have dealt with these problems....
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postman44
Want nice similar colour for dining room and lounge. Nice colour for kitchen Nice colour for hall and landing and stairs. Bathroom as well Please appreciate ideas...
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postman44
What is a nice colour to paint bedroom walls. Please
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Mags22
Any tips on how to rejuvenate white net curtains, despite regular washes they’re a bit dingy and I can’t find any new ones to fit....
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postman44
Am having my home decorated. One painter is using tikkurila snowdrift on front room and diner walls. Natural calico on hall stairs and landing on top of lining paper. Cornforth white all three...
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chokkie
Hi folks, I've just managed to burn a dish of roasted ratatouille (Delia's recipe for those who are interested), had to thrown it all in the bin, but there's loads of baked on stuff still lurking on...
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anneasquith
Would anyone recommend painting Kitchen Cabinets. .?
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sandyRoe
...on the rates bill. It's been backdated to 2017. This means the rates office owe me over 1 thousand quid. I wonder will they send it to me or deduct it from future bills?

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