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 Post subject: Planning on a Kitchen extension...but one problem....
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:13 pm 
Hi,

I am at a very early stage of planning a Kitchen extension at some point this year or maybe early next year but need some input from you guys in relation to an existing manhole that will clash with the new extension foundations. This manhole is shared with my neighbour .

Theres two things I'd like to know which will put my mind at ease;

1. Would it be possible to move the manhole ...

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 Post subject: Dusty world
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:22 pm 
Hi all, I've recently sanded down and varnished my banister and now looking to do this landing now, could I use a paint stripper instead of the sander? As I don't want to cape the house in dust. Thank you all. ImageImageImage

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 Post subject: Mansard style loft with raised parapet walls
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:23 pm 
Hi All

I am in process of finalising my plans for a loft conversion, I live in a typical Victorian terrace in London, the property is square and not one of those L shaped houses.

I have plans drawn up which I got when I bought the house and to save cost I will do most of the planning admin myself.

My questions is if I do a mansard style loft and I raise the ...

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 Post subject: Kitchen Building Advice!
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:56 am 
Hi Everyone,

We have a very small kitchen, with a long utility/lean too running the length of the house, connected to the the kitchen with an external door.

I want to knock the kitchen wall through (which is the original external wall of the house) to make the kitchen bigger and then the long bit left going down the rest of the house will still be used as a utility, with the washing machine etc ...

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 Post subject: carpet fitting on concrete floor
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:33 am 
hi, i have recently had an old carpet removed from a concrete loor and new one fitted. there was then a horrible smell developing in the room. fitters returned and took up carpet and i am not sure they know what they doing ? is it the glue they used to fit underlay ??? thats cauising this horrible smell. any advice urgently needed. thanks

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 Post subject: Steel between kitchen and dining room.
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:10 pm 
Hi need some advice please regarding putting a steel between kitchen and dining room as making the two rooms into one. What is the normal process/procedure/order of works regarding size of steel? (Who determines size) When to contact building control?
I am not a builder but am capable of carrying out the works, just need a bit of advice. Many thanks for your help and comments.

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 Post subject: Sandstone restoration
PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:56 pm 
I live in a 4 bed red sandstone house in the west of Scotland that was built around 1900. The sandstone at the front of the house is eroded in places and could do with some tlc. Does anyone have any rough idea how much it would cost to have it restored? The house has 2 sitting rooms on the ground floor and 2 of the bedrooms above. Thanks.

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 Post subject: Cut back eaves detail
PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:52 am 
Hello,

I' currently renovating a 70's house and the architect has proposed taking back the eaves for a more modern architectural look. Regardless of how you feel about it aesthetically, I was wondering about the detail he's proposed.

Here's a pic of the eaves and the survey as is, and then the detail which you can see my comments in red. Is the nilvent straight into the gutter a normal practice? Seems to me it ...

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 Post subject: Raised parking platform/drive in garden
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:47 pm 
Hi all,

My first (probably of many!) posts.. would really appreciate any guidance please.

We're waiting for our new house purchase to complete and planning our next steps. A key thing we'd like to do is build somewhere to park onto our 'garden'. It's a terraced property with a large yard to the rear. Some other houses on the row have a space to park the car in the yard with an electric roller door, ...

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 Post subject: Concrete or floating floor?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:56 pm 
Hi,
We have the choice of a concrete floor (Celotex type insulation boards and then concrete) or a floating floor (Level layer of concrete then celotex boards and then 22mm OSB boards) on top of the insulation in our extension - which would you recommend?
many thanks

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