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

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

  1. bimble

    bimble Is it Spring yet?

    I had a good experience with Fortress Lock Co on brixton hill, nice bloke and knew his stuff.
  2. nagapie

    nagapie Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I did call them but before they could call back, my neighbour came round and offered to fix it for me.
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  3. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I've got a question before I ask for a recommendation...

    If my washing machine isn't draining properly (and I've tried all I can) am I better off calling in a plumber or someone who specialises in washing machines?
  4. spanglechick

    spanglechick High Empress of Dressing Up

    annoyingly that probably depends on why it isn't draining. Is your kitchen sink draining ok?
  5. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Not as well as it should be.
  6. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    Then you should sort that first, which is a plumber job if you're not able to do it yourself.
  7. Lizzy Mac

    Lizzy Mac Well-Known Member

    Always worth cleaning the filter first. It's easy, instructions online. You may need pliers to open and close the lid.
  8. Lizzy Mac

    Lizzy Mac Well-Known Member

    It might just be leaves in the drain outside. That's what happens to me.
  9. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    What I tried first. There's a screw that locks the filter, it's completely stripped so I can't get to the filter. And I've tried a few ways that are meant to get stripped screws out.
  10. sleaterkinney

    sleaterkinney Well-Known Member

    I got him to paint the whole flat and he did a bit of diy as well, great job.
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  11. stevebradley

    stevebradley Well-Known Member

    Can anyone recommend a reliable builder who's reasonably priced in the area ?

    My neighbours and I are looking to get a few garden walls partially rebuilt and rendered.


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