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 Ventilating a flat cold roof - Source SourceVentilating a flat cold roof
 on Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:36 pm

Building Forum

Ventilating a flat cold roof


I'm planning a garden office DIY build, which will be restricted to 2.5m due to permitted development.

In order to fit some large patio doors I've been given, I was thinking about using joist hangers directly attached to the doors' header. This gives me ...

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Post by PeteWilliams
 internal doors - Source Sourceinternal doors
 on Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:44 pm

Carpentry/Joinery Forum

internal doors

hi all you chips out there,
i need some new metric doors,
im looking for some good quality internal doors.
can any tell me best place to get them,
don't need fire doors,
i quite like the 2 panel arch style, doors.
thanks sam.

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Post by scuba sam
 Parkside tools out 28th March - Source SourceParkside tools out 28th March
 on Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:46 pm

Bargain Tools

Parkside tools out 28th March

cordless 20v series stuff including a cordless vacuum also the clamp guide rail £10

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Post by boxedin
 Envirochem for asbestos testing - anyone used them? - Source SourceEnvirochem for asbestos testing - anyone used them?
 on Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:41 pm

General DIY forum

Envirochem for asbestos testing - anyone used them?


I recently made a thread about asbestos sampling in my house and got some fantastic replies. Cheers for those. So, armed with that knowledge I'm now ready to prepare the samples and send them off to be checked. The cheapest company ...

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Post by udaman
 Composite Decking - Source SourceComposite Decking
 on Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:33 pm

General DIY forum

Composite Decking

Looking to replace wooden deck boards with composite. Best of my knowledge sub frame is fine. Wondered if it's ok to fit composite to wooden frame?

Also is it ok to fit composite on top of patio slabs, as long as patio is sound?

Should I be looking ...

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Post by RobW123
 Bathroom Waste. - Source SourceBathroom Waste.
 on Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:49 pm

Plumbing Forum

Bathroom Waste.


Hoping someone can give me some advice.

I’m moving my bathroom from downstairs to upstairs.

The bathroom is moving to the room directly above where it is now.

My question is, would it be more benifical to run the bath and sink waste into a horizontal soil ...

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Post by chuzal
 New tap funny tasting water - Source SourceNew tap funny tasting water
 on Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:49 pm

Plumbing Forum

New tap funny tasting water

I have fitted a new kitchen tap with new flexi hoses.
At first it was fine but 2 months on and the water tastes bad.
Could this be the new pipes?

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Post by ashleywood.ash
 Brush Mate and Zinsser BIN - Source SourceBrush Mate and Zinsser BIN
 on Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:54 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Brush Mate and Zinsser BIN

Quick question, and apologies if this has been covered before...

Can you keep a brush that has been used with BIN (shellac based) in a Brush Mate (normally meant for oils)?


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Post by Croker
 Cutting sharp turns into acrylic with a Jigsaw? - Source SourceCutting sharp turns into acrylic with a Jigsaw?
 on Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:51 pm

Acrylic Forum

Cutting sharp turns into acrylic with a Jigsaw?

Hello, so I am attempting to build an "ant nest" out of acrylic. I have sketched out a design and have got a lot of the tools and materials I think will do the job, that being said I have to order ...

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Post by LizardScript
 Worried about workplace air conditioning installation - Source SourceWorried about workplace air conditioning installation
 on Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:22 pm

Building Forum

Worried about workplace air conditioning installation


I’m aware this forum is geared towards private, individual DIY projects but there is a lot of knowledgeable folk here and, if possible, I would like people’s opinions on the following…

Is anyone here familiar with air conditioning installation and the building regulations ...

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