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PCW1983

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #50 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 06:50:17 PM »
Seriously beginning to think about getting some solar panels fitted, even though the back of our house faces east the energy saving trust reckons we could net £7500 over 25 years.  Any of you lovely people got any?
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Dave

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #51 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 06:52:54 PM »
You won't get them installed in time.

PCW1983

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #52 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:01:02 PM »
You won't get them installed in time.

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Dave

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #53 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:15:14 PM »
The feed-in tariff is being halved shortly, making the potential gains far, far less attractive.

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #54 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:26:10 PM »
The feed-in tariff is being halved shortly, making the potential gains far, far less attractive.

fkin hell. they are some greedy b******s like.

PCW1983

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #55 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:27:18 PM »
The feed-in tariff is being halved shortly, making the potential gains far, far less attractive.

fkin hell. they are some greedy b******s like.
Yeah i seen that, my estimate was based on the revised tariff, from December 2011 it drops from something like 42p to 24p per KW
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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #56 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:28:49 PM »
The feed-in tariff is being halved shortly, making the potential gains far, far less attractive.

fkin hell. they are some greedy b******s like.
Yeah i seen that, my estimate was based on the revised tariff, from December 2011 it drops from something like 42p to 24p per KW


so you get free electric, plus a profit?

Dave

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #57 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:37:20 PM »
Unless you're in during the day the 'free electricity' benefit is lower than you'd think.

This is worth a read: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/utilities/free-solar-panels (it's not just about free panels).

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #58 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:43:54 PM »
dosent read great dave- but who knows where electric prices are heading.

On a similar note- anybody know anything about muti fuel burners as an alternative to gas heating?

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #59 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:50:28 PM »
Stoves? This looks pretty comprehensive: http://www.stovesonline.co.uk/stove_help_and_advice.html

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #60 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 07:52:45 PM »
Stoves? This looks pretty comprehensive: http://www.stovesonline.co.uk/stove_help_and_advice.html

gonna give that a read- not sure what im on about tbh.  Was thinking like a log burner, but burns other stuff anarl. but saw these fires once that go on an outside wall- flu straight out and can burn almost owt and still have legal emitions.

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #61 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:39:04 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:
AS9

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #62 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:40:08 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:


 where are you? do you own?

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #63 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:43:27 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:


 where are you? do you own?

in london with family, yeh own it. gunna cost a fair wedge to fix
AS9

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #64 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:44:02 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:


 where are you? do you own?

in london with family, yeh own it. gunna cost a fair wedge to fix


ooch.  insured?

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #65 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:46:19 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:


 where are you? do you own?

in london with family, yeh own it. gunna cost a fair wedge to fix


ooch.  insured?

should have been but the insurers being typical insurers. we're looking closely into the contract to see if they can cover it but not hopeful
AS9

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #66 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:47:11 PM »
mare- good luck with it tho.

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #67 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:49:29 PM »
Cheers, hopefully get away with it
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PCW1983

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #68 on: Tuesday 22 November 2011, 08:51:03 PM »
got quite bad subsidence at mine :undecided:


 where are you? do you own?

in london with family, yeh own it. gunna cost a fair wedge to fix


ooch.  insured?

should have been but the insurers being typical insurers. we're looking closely into the contract to see if they can cover it but not hopeful

Fingers crossed for you mate, insurance companies are a nightmare.
Never give up - Winston Churchill

ian

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #69 on: Friday 25 November 2011, 04:17:23 PM »
Hi...looking to put a security light on driveway...I believe 500W halogens are electric guzzlers...any things I need to know....ta ian

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #70 on: Friday 25 November 2011, 04:19:10 PM »
Average age of a 1st time buyer is now 43 according to bbc news a min ago

All being well, I'll be 20 years under average, nice. :coolsmiley:
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You really are an irritating little s***, Gupter. This place was SO much better before you showed up.

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #71 on: Friday 25 November 2011, 04:23:32 PM »
Hi...looking to put a security light on driveway...I believe 500W halogens are electric guzzlers...any things I need to know....ta ian

Ive had this £8.00 B and Q one up for about 3 years and its been fine. Cant see the electicity bit matters as it only comes when an intruder approaches etc. (Not constant usage).

http://www.diy.com/diy/jsp/bq/nav.jsp?action=detail&fh_secondid=11837515&fh_view_size=10&fh_eds=%3f&fh_sort_order=1&fh_sort_by=_price_rrp_min&fh_location=%2f%2fcatalog01%2fen_GB%2fcategories%3C%7b9372013%7d%2fcategories%3C%7b9372029%7d%2fcategories%3C%7b9372112%7d%2fspecificationsProductType%3dsecurity_lights&isSearch=false


Dave

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #72 on: Tuesday 6 December 2011, 08:20:49 PM »
What loft ladders do people does cp40 have?

Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #73 on: Tuesday 6 December 2011, 08:21:33 PM »
What loft ladders do people does cp40 have?


 :lol: 

Dave

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Re: The homeowners' thread
« Reply #74 on: Tuesday 6 December 2011, 08:24:41 PM »
:yuno: