• What is the difference between a T-junction and a side road? Pictures would bevery helpful?

    a side road is a road that is simply that ..a road that is off a main road ..a T junction is a side road that has an ending .the ending being the main road ..its a T junction if you can turn either left or right into the main road
    a side road is a road that is simply that ..a road that is off a main road ..a T junction is a side road that has an ending .the ending being the main road ..its a T junction if you can turn either left or right into the main road
    4 answers · Other - Cars & Transportation · 3 days ago
  • Plumber was working on cold water pipe an he got shock. What caused this?

    the earth needs checking ..im a builder in uk ..sometimes ..when plastering i will get mild electric shocks ..im very sensitive to electricity ....egbert is right ..water pipes to sink if copper should be grounded
    the earth needs checking ..im a builder in uk ..sometimes ..when plastering i will get mild electric shocks ..im very sensitive to electricity ....egbert is right ..water pipes to sink if copper should be grounded
    3 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 3 days ago
  • Which is better? gutters vs french drains to direct water away from house.?

    silly question ..you cant have one without the other ...french drains nothing but a soakaway with different name ..without downpipes you have no way to direct water into it
    silly question ..you cant have one without the other ...french drains nothing but a soakaway with different name ..without downpipes you have no way to direct water into it
    5 answers · Garden & Landscape · 3 days ago
  • I am buying a 2015 Chevy Cruze, tires on are 215/60R16 and want to put 195/65R15 on car, is that doable?

    not unless you change your wheels ...a 15" tyre will not fit a 16" rim ..or visa versa
    not unless you change your wheels ...a 15" tyre will not fit a 16" rim ..or visa versa
    11 answers · Chevrolet · 3 days ago
  • Cat D car?

    dont buy another mans wreck ..CAT D is insurance write off ..the thing is worth less than 50% of a proper car ..so if you have another problem you wont get a full payout ..and you will not keep it for ever ..someday you will need to find another fool
    dont buy another mans wreck ..CAT D is insurance write off ..the thing is worth less than 50% of a proper car ..so if you have another problem you wont get a full payout ..and you will not keep it for ever ..someday you will need to find another fool
    4 answers · Insurance & Registration · 3 days ago
  • How can I remove a thick climbing philodendron plant from the outside walls of my house?

    if you think its damaging your walls just think about what its doing to your foundations ...you need to use more elbow grease ...no excuses
    if you think its damaging your walls just think about what its doing to your foundations ...you need to use more elbow grease ...no excuses
    2 answers · Garden & Landscape · 4 days ago
  • Why does my manual car disengage from 3rd gear and goes to neutral when running up a long uphill slope?

    you have worn synchros in gearbox ...needs stripping down
    you have worn synchros in gearbox ...needs stripping down
    10 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 4 days ago
  • Is there an app that can help me keep my house clean?

    you had one once ..its called ..your mother
    you had one once ..its called ..your mother
    4 answers · Cleaning & Laundry · 4 days ago
  • Should you see any rough edges on exposed Fastener metal roof valleys?

    the roof verge ...the bottom section should be even ..the longer the overhang the further rain fall away from foundations ..personally i would never have a house without guttering ..
    the roof verge ...the bottom section should be even ..the longer the overhang the further rain fall away from foundations ..personally i would never have a house without guttering ..
    5 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 5 days ago
  • What is a Kia Picanto 2010 like to drive?

    the later versions are better ..but its not a bad car
    the later versions are better ..but its not a bad car
    4 answers · Buying & Selling · 5 days ago
  • How old do you have to be to be added to the insurance if you work at a car dealership (UK)?

    motor traders insurance ..it covers all employees ..you would need to be a qualified driver ..and therefore old enough to drive the intended vehicles ..18 should be ok ..though some companies may put restrictions on certain vehicles
    motor traders insurance ..it covers all employees ..you would need to be a qualified driver ..and therefore old enough to drive the intended vehicles ..18 should be ok ..though some companies may put restrictions on certain vehicles
    10 answers · Insurance & Registration · 5 days ago
  • If I’m at the airport in Paris for 20 hours, would I have time to visit the Eiffel Tower?

    plenty of time ..reading other answers about the queues ...many years ago i won a bet ..ran up the steps and down non stop ...times have changed
    plenty of time ..reading other answers about the queues ...many years ago i won a bet ..ran up the steps and down non stop ...times have changed
    10 answers · Paris · 5 days ago
  • Bleeding a radiator still cold?

    im a builder ..uk ..first ..turn off all other rads ..this is normally the right hand side valve ..turn it clockwise to shut off ..now.you should have just the two rads left ..check the valve on left side is open ...this is anti clockwise to open ..do it on both ..now turn off the right valve on one of them ..thats clockwise to shut off ..open right... show more
    im a builder ..uk ..first ..turn off all other rads ..this is normally the right hand side valve ..turn it clockwise to shut off ..now.you should have just the two rads left ..check the valve on left side is open ...this is anti clockwise to open ..do it on both ..now turn off the right valve on one of them ..thats clockwise to shut off ..open right valve on last rad ..anti clock ..turn on boiler ..this should force the water to run through that rad ..if both valves are open correctly both pipes will get hot ..try bleeding it now ..just water should come out if bled properly ...if you have a combi boiler you may need to repressurise the system .after bleeding ..if thats ok turn on second rad etc turning on all one at a time
    10 answers · Do It Yourself (DIY) · 1 week ago
  • Jim Acosta kicked out of the Press corps.. right or wrong?

    im from the uk ..what is going on in america ?? we saw it on tv ..the guy done nothing wrong ..just doing his job ...you guys voted in a monster ..he is a headcase
    im from the uk ..what is going on in america ?? we saw it on tv ..the guy done nothing wrong ..just doing his job ...you guys voted in a monster ..he is a headcase
    18 answers · Media & Journalism · 1 week ago
  • Will the Royal Family have a traditional Christmas lunch of fried chicken and gravy, grits, collard greens and Melon to welcome Meghan?

    depends what part of the country she is in ..we still have areas where they still eat their young
    depends what part of the country she is in ..we still have areas where they still eat their young
    6 answers · Royalty · 1 week ago
  • Traveling across the US at 19?

    im from the uk ...travelled around the states many times ...even when i bought the family i never booked anything in advance ..only the return flights ..never rented a car or a room in advance ..never ever had a problem ...and when travelling i just got a room wherever we stopped ...simple ..no hassle ..at 19 you should be as brave as a lion ..not a... show more
    im from the uk ...travelled around the states many times ...even when i bought the family i never booked anything in advance ..only the return flights ..never rented a car or a room in advance ..never ever had a problem ...and when travelling i just got a room wherever we stopped ...simple ..no hassle ..at 19 you should be as brave as a lion ..not a sheep
    8 answers · Other - United States · 1 week ago
  • What type of wall insulation was used in houses built in the 1960?

    im a builder in uk ..i was just starting in the building trade ..2 years hod carrying to a 3 and 1 ..then laboured for a spread ...stated on my own in late 60`s ..houses in those days are not like american houses ..no basements ..air con central vacs etc ..and we built a house with two skins brick outside ..concrete /breeze block for internal walls... show more
    im a builder in uk ..i was just starting in the building trade ..2 years hod carrying to a 3 and 1 ..then laboured for a spread ...stated on my own in late 60`s ..houses in those days are not like american houses ..no basements ..air con central vacs etc ..and we built a house with two skins brick outside ..concrete /breeze block for internal walls ..the internal skin of blocks supports the roof ..not external ..there was a 2" cavity ..it was left empty till late 60`s ..then fibreglass batts were used ...now the cavity is 4" 100mm ..its built in by the bricklayer ..you can get it blown in ..but its a nightmare if you need to make hole in wall ...most uk homes have solid floors ..and now we install 5" of polystyrene sheets below the membrane ..if timber 4" celotex is laid between joist ..our lofts have a minimum of 250mm ..10" of fibreglass
    13 answers · Do It Yourself (DIY) · 1 week ago
  • Can having pets cause condensation in a home?

    pets will not cause condensation ..unless you help them ..to do this you shut the windows ...in 95% of condensation problems its ventilation problems ..the other 5% is position of furniture around the house ...but its all down to you ...if i was building your home today its a building reg that there should be mechanical extraction in bathroom... show more
    pets will not cause condensation ..unless you help them ..to do this you shut the windows ...in 95% of condensation problems its ventilation problems ..the other 5% is position of furniture around the house ...but its all down to you ...if i was building your home today its a building reg that there should be mechanical extraction in bathroom ..kitchen ..cloakroom ...strangely enough you are allowed to have a bathroom and a kitchen without a window ...but must have extractors ..and there are no regs that insist they are fitted to existing properties ...you should leave bedroom window open every night...without people there is no condensation build-up ...leave a bedroom empty and you wont get any ...leave doors open during day ..leave all furniture away from exterior walls ..especially corners ...air circulates ..it dont do corners
    27 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 1 week ago
  • Any suggestions for a University/Beach city I can live in Portugal ~3 months preferably ~350 Euros a month?

    the beach is the only one at that price ...where you from ...north korea?
    the beach is the only one at that price ...where you from ...north korea?
    3 answers · Portugal · 1 week ago
  • Help, Oil light comes on when braking. I found a crack in my oil cap and my oil dipstick is missing with yellow gunk in tube?

    you are suffering from oil surge ..main cause ..very poor maintenance ..when you brake the oil is rushing forward ...leaving the pick up pipe starved ...that yellow slush is called mayonnaise ..a mixture of oil /water /fuel ..this is common with an engine with wear ..an easy check for wear ..with dipstick replaced ..start engine ..remove oil filler... show more
    you are suffering from oil surge ..main cause ..very poor maintenance ..when you brake the oil is rushing forward ...leaving the pick up pipe starved ...that yellow slush is called mayonnaise ..a mixture of oil /water /fuel ..this is common with an engine with wear ..an easy check for wear ..with dipstick replaced ..start engine ..remove oil filler cap ..whitish chuffing smoke? crankcase compression ..worn engine ..fuel oil etc is passing behind rings and on compression stroke and exhaust is passing downward into sump ...next stroke because the sump is full of gasses ..these gasses are pushed upwards into the rocker areas ...start being more responsible and check oil levels ...if not your bank balance will suffer
    8 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 weeks ago