Archive for December, 2010

Woodburning Stove, proving its self

It’s a while since I wrote about our experience with our wood burning stove.  It seems topical at the moment as our normally moderate winter has taken an unexpected arctic turn.  Last night we went below minus 10 and for the first time in ages we got ice on the inside of our windows. However during […]

Frozen Waste Pipe – how to fix it

It certainly is a cold snap we’re having at the moment, this morning the kitchen sink would not drain.  This freezing problem could happen to bath drain pipes, basin waste pipes, shower waste pipes, washing machine drain pipes and in extreme circumstances toilet soil pipes and stacks. This trick also works for condensate drain pipes from […]