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Brixton tradesmen recommendations: plumbers, electricians, locksmiths, van drivers etc

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by Mrs Magpie, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. nagapie

    nagapie Well-Known Member

  2. ash

    ash Inittogether

    This was probably confusing it was 4 metres of new fence and then 3 metres of wall that needed trellis on top- still a good price imo
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  3. magneze

    magneze mnemonic beef

    Can anyone recommend a carpenter to replace some internal doors and sort out door frames please? Maybe a banister or two.
  4. quimcunx

    quimcunx Too tall.

    So I think there might be a problem with the box above my door, the cable that runs from there to the phone master socket or the master socket. Anyone recommend a freelance phone engineer?
    sparkybird is this sort of thing covered by general electricians?
  5. sparkybird

    sparkybird ask the bird...

    quimcunx it'll be cheaper to get it done by a sparks, might just be a loose connection or damage to the cable that runs between the two points.
    I'm out of action for another month and a half though
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  6. quimcunx

    quimcunx Too tall.

    What have you done to yourself?

    Can I have a go myself? :D :hmm: I managed that bulb socket thingy.
  7. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    Can you take the cover off the box? If you can see a loose connection maybe you can fix it yourself. There's nothing high powered running through phone cables so you probably won't electrocute yourself. Too much.
  8. quimcunx

    quimcunx Too tall.

    Oh, I already did this but couldn't see anything. My houseguest is often seen to be rolling his eyes at me fiddling about with electricity. It's turned into a bit of a hobby. I don't even think that it is a problem with the wire but me and Damian at Zen are at our collective wits end. I'm not going to bother being proactive ever again. Things were better when I stuck with Talk talk knowing they are terrible.
  9. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    Have you done the same to the master socket? I think when you take the cover off, inside there's a "test socket" that you can try plugging into. Or something.
  10. quimcunx

    quimcunx Too tall.

    Not in my instance, that I noticed. My socket has a little trumpeting BT man from the 90s on it. The other little box, above the door, is older than that I think, as is the cable.
  11. Bes

    Bes New Member

    Hi All

    I am after someone to plaster my living room ceiling. No artex or anything should be very straightforward. Does anyone know of anyone decent?

  12. Winot

    Winot I wholeheartedley agree with your viewpoint

    John Fitzpatrick +44 (7889) 413377
  13. Bes

    Bes New Member

    Thanks Winot!

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