new build

  1. kuntalakrishna

    Raising a complain against the builder to NHBC for putting Manholes in my back garden (new build)

    Hello, I have moved to a new build house a year back. Ever since I've moved into the property, I've been complaining about the manholes in my back garden which runs sewage/waste water from my neighbours house as well. I have small kids and consider this as a health and safety issue for them...
  2. TomDaPom

    New Setup Help 7.1.2 or 5.1.4

    Hi all, In a month's time I will be moving into my own place where I intended to expand my audio and step it up a level. At the moment I'm running a 5.1 system using a Yamaha RXV685, Polk S60s for fronts, S30 centre, S20s for rears and a HTS12 sub. I'm planning on upgrading the amp to a...
  3. F

    New build Stud wall - placement

    Hi I have my new TV and its placement (only option) will be above a radiator height as one side will have to go over the radiator a bit I have the LG G1 Evo 65 Now while this comes with the very slim wall mount I am thinking if my TV will be mounted at this height should I be thinking about...
  4. H

    New build thread small bedroom

    Right been a busy week finally got round to start setting up the media room in the new house, A few of you will recognize me as the guy who has been hangging a round here asking questions and to all who helped out thx's quick over view its a small bedroom 12.5ft by 11.5ft ish so its going to...
  5. D

    New build first home cinema - advice appreciated

    So, new build project - wife wanted an en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe on the first floor, so we get a large “box” on which to build these - I have designated as a home cinema. Its adjacent to the existing lounge room. Room measures 3.4m wide by 7.3m long. Window at front and French...
  6. M

    New build Cat 5(or 6) patchbay conundrum

    Hi there. Just moved into a new home there are Ethernet/ LAN port sockets on the walls throughout but I can’t find where they all terminate I.e a patchbay of sorts. Having not found one I’m wondering if that is normal and there should not be one? Or has our builder/ networks installer missed an...
  7. T

    New build house and coax cabling

    I have moved into a new build house and need to set up my TV, Computer, Internet etc. I need to have a TV aerial installed. I am confused by the coax cabling installed by the builders. There is a TV wall socket in the living room and one in a bedroom. In the loft the coax cable is a loop about 6...
  8. R

    Ryzen 5 5600X,MSI B550 only 1 RAM slot working

    Hi folks, hope you can help. I've just put together my first build in a very long time. Its a 5600X in a MSI Mortor B550 board. I used Curcial ballistix memory (2x 8G). On boot the MB has LED indicators for any issues and with both sticks in slots 2 and 4 it failed on DRAM. Both sticks work...
  9. Praetorpwj

    New Build 5.2.4

    Hello all I am in the privileged position to shortly plan a dedicated new build room as part of a general side extension project. The crude caveman scratchings below give an guide to the current thinking. On the plan everything apart from the stairwell is part of the new build. The room is...
  10. T34J0K3R

    New Build + Nooby

    Hi All, I'm relatively new to this so please forgive me if I'm being dumb with this post and forgive my lack of knowledge. I'm currently in the process of building a separated HiFi system. I'm not going to be spending a huge amount. I just want something that works and will work for the...
  11. M

    New Build flat - TV aerial and Freeview - How do I ?

    Hi, I have moved into a new build flat and the wall socked is as shown in the attached image. I have also attached a picture of the back of the TV. 1. Can someone guide what each socket is for? 2. I do not have Sky or other box and want to receive only Freeview/ Freesat. Which socket in the...
  12. Danf88

    New build cabling under stairs

    Hi I'm in a new build property and I'm confused about the aerial/ coax cabling in the house. I have aerial sockets in all 3 bedrooms and the living room. I also have two satellite sockets in the living room on the wall. In the cupboard under the stairs, I have a grey box, which has a bundle...
  13. G

    New build cabling question

    Hi everyone, We’ve recently moved into a David Wilson new build and I’ve got a question about the pre-installed aerial cabling. Does anybody know if the aerial cable that goes from the loft to the media plate in the living room is likely to be inside conduit or loose inside the cavity surround...
  14. T

    help with new build and to install ceiling speakers or not

    Hi, I have a new build Robertson Homes being built and wondered what speaker options I have with a onkyo amplifier which I already have in my current house with canton floor/shelf speakers. Just wondered what I can run ceiling speaker wise with an onkyo amp and what possibilities do I have for...
  15. C

    Help With Aerial Ports in New Build

    Hi all, just after some help with aerial ports and coaxial cables in my new house. The previous owners used Sky/Virgin and therefore had no aerial, whereas we've decided to go with just Freeview at the moment. We got someone to come and fit an aerial - there are 3 ports in the house - 2 in the...
  16. MartinMiller

    Lawyer required for new build problems

    Hi all I’m looking for a lawyer that deals with problems in new build properties. I don’t even know what kind of lawyer deals with that sort of thing. Drainage in back garden is a disgrace and some residents have had some kind of drainage installed by Bellway but a lot haven’t. Any ideas? This...
  17. nickyvicar

    Question New build workstation / photo editing - AMD or Intel ?

    I am planning a new computer after 10 years away from being savvy. What would be your recommendation for a workstation / photo editing build? Gaming non existent so far. Budget is £400/£500 for cpu and mobo.
  18. D

    New build home: Gap in door

    I'm renting from a housing association this home has had too many problems as it is, I'm in a block of flats I noticed that my door was letting in cold air you could see light down the side, someone came out last week and adjusted the latches, it was fine up until tonight I can feel cold air...
  19. R

    Question Networking a new build

    Hi, I'm looking at buying a new build property, but seem to be getting some resistance in getting cat5e or cat6 fitted before the plaster is put on (its not in the brochure, so apparently cannot be added - this has been said by 4 separate developers now). How long would it roughly take for an...
  20. D

    New build not holding its heat

    I'm renting from a housing association so it's not to bad if there is any problems, I'm on the top floor flat and the rooms doesn't seem to hold its heat very well, the bedroom trv is set to 4 while it takes the cold out it doesn't feel toasty, the wall thermostat is in a silly place in the...
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