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    • dexterwolf
    • By dexterwolf 15th Oct 16, 6:19 PM
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    Water butt removal
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    • 15th Oct 16, 6:19 PM
    Water butt removal 15th Oct 16 at 6:19 PM
    I am removing a water butt due to dam forming on wall behind. The pipe has a rain water divert . So do I just saw the pipe or the water will still come through the tube won't it?. Is it a case of just replacing the down pipe and removing rainwater diverter?
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    • ariba10
    • By ariba10 15th Oct 16, 6:39 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 6:39 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 6:39 PM
    You can remove the diverter or cut the pipe and plug the end you have cut.
    I used to be indecisive but now I am not sure.
    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 15th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 7:24 PM
    You could replace with a downpipe extender to reconnect the 2 pieces.

    What about just moving the butt away from the wall.

    If you don't care what it looks like just tie the pipe up against the downpipe(free option)
    Last edited by getmore4less; 15-10-2016 at 7:27 PM.
    • stator
    • By stator 16th Oct 16, 12:35 AM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 12:35 AM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 12:35 AM
    Remove the water diverter from the downpipe and replace with a join:
    http://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-White-Squareline-Downpipe-Connector/p/432021
    http://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Black-Roundline-Downpipe-Connector/p/431860
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    • dexterwolf
    • By dexterwolf 16th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
    Thanks Stator sorted with one of them .
    • maninthestreet
    • By maninthestreet 16th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
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    • 16th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
    There is a dam forming on your property??
    "You were only supposed to blow the bl**dy doors off!!"
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 17th Oct 16, 7:27 AM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:27 AM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:27 AM
    There is a dam forming on your property??
    Originally posted by maninthestreet
    I think you might be taking the 'p.'
    'Only the mediocre are always at their best.' Jean Giraudoux
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