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Building a conservatory base is a job that is often undertaken by the enthusiastic DIYer, here is a tutorial to point you in the right direction-

   

 

Layout the footings The first step is to Layout footings with string lines and profile boards.

 

 

conservatory footings Then Dig the footings to required depth (at least 450mm).

 

 

set pins Set pins in sides to indicate top of concrete.

 

 

pour concrete Pour concrete to required depth (at least 300mm).

 

 

Lay cavity blockwork Lay the cavity block work.

 

 

set height of blockwork Internal block work up to underside of block/beam height.

 

 

lay polythene Cover over site with polythene to prevent weed growth.

 

 

block and beam Then Install block & beam flooring.

 

 

grout floor Then Grout blocks to lock the floor together.

 

 

complete base This is the Base complete awaiting top side.

 

 

 

conservatory fitting This is the conservatory being built on the base

 

 

 

almost finished This is the almost complete conservatory

 

 

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