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by SimonTrace
Sat Jul 25, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little Biting Fish in the sea, what are they??
Replies: 16
Views: 5955

piranha ? 8O
by SimonTrace
Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Provadiya Street Dogs
Replies: 7
Views: 2172

It would appear that you are suggesting that the dogs can differentiate between BG nationals and British nationals. I think you need to re-think this.
by SimonTrace
Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: I HATE the wood burning stove. Any alternatives please.
Replies: 269
Views: 83750

I am not into scaremongering, but I really hope you all have Carbon Monoxide detectors. It really is a silent/tasteless/odourless killer, and the main culprit is incorrectly fitted/poorly serviced appliances. None of the appliances described here sound particulaly healthy and would cause me concern ...
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Trades People
Topic: rewiring my house
Replies: 16
Views: 7011

Great post Sharon.

I'll no doubt be in touch when I get out there :D
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: I HATE the wood burning stove. Any alternatives please.
Replies: 269
Views: 83750

and yes after a few months we get black marks up the chimney area.. :? From fumes leaking through a poorly sealed chimney or heat/smoke escaping from open doors on your stove? If it's the former you should fit a flexible liner, which will not only be better for your health, but also give you a more...
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: I HATE the wood burning stove. Any alternatives please.
Replies: 269
Views: 83750

We have had for the last 3 years a wood burning stove that serves all the radiators in the house and yes after a few months we get black marks up the chimney area..but a coat of paint sorts it out - as to the quality of paint .. it's not Bulgarian - it's what you pay!! Also check that your door wil...
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: I HATE the wood burning stove. Any alternatives please.
Replies: 269
Views: 83750

There should be no draughts from a properly sealed stove. With the door shut (with a proper firerope seal) the flue should exit the stove(again this should be sealed where it exits the stove) and enter an existing chimney or carry on outside with a rigid flue. Most stoves I have seen where there are...
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Dog gonna be death of me
Replies: 41
Views: 11846

Jerico wrote:Maybe the dog will dig her up!


LOL :lol:
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: I HATE the wood burning stove. Any alternatives please.
Replies: 269
Views: 83750

Also, can you plumb it into an existing central heating as a supplementary heat source or do we have to replace the stove?


Short answer is yes. But I would want to make sure of the fitters credentials / experience before letting someone start the install/conversion.
by SimonTrace
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Dog gonna be death of me
Replies: 41
Views: 11846

Barbara Woodhouse must be spinning in her grave :lol:

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