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 Post subject: filling tall gap between plasterboard and door frame
PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:42 am 
Hi all,

Looking on advice on the best way to fill in a tall gap between a plasterboard wall and a door frame? I saw some loose plaster the other day and once i was doing removing it i was left with what you can see in the attached pic!

The gap is too tall and too deep for a normal tube filler so i thought perhaps expanding foam filler or plaster? Although i think ...

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 Post subject: Adhesive removal
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:53 pm 
I had a mirror glued to my ceramic wall, the mirror fell off due an idiot not using the correct adhesive.

ive scraped most of the adhesive off but theres still some there.

What can i use to get all of the adhesive off

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 Post subject: Shower rail
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:30 am 
I have a spring loaded shower rail, it's straight, and fits between two walls, no fixings required, it just stays in place from spring pressure and it's been there for yonks without ever moving.

A few weeks ago the wife managed to pull it down, (she'll grab anything when the need arises).

I put it back up but have not been happy with it as it seems to move a little now and again.

I ...

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 Post subject: Fibreglass roof overlay with EPDM
PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:48 pm 
Hi all,

We have a shoddily done fibreglass roof on our flat roof extension that is leaking and also has a crappy, wobbly edging strip. Can I simply overlay the fibreglass with EPDM to keep it leak free?


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 Post subject: Floor insulation
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:55 pm 
Hello everyone,

The floor in my house is quite cold so was wondering if i can warm it up a bit without installing the underfloor heating. A friend of mine recommended a use of the loft insulation wool, but want to make sure this will work and I wont introduce a new problem.

My house is build on a small hill so to level things up, i have a ‘basement’. It’s about 80 to 120cm ...

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 Post subject: Triple Monitor Arm / Desk
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:59 am 
Hi there,

I have a triple monitor arm for PC monitors and I need it to go onto a linnmon ikea desk but this desk is only made of corrugated cardboard inside. I have seen it where the monitor arm pierces through the desk as all 3 monitors cause the bracket to come forward.

Does anyone have any suggestions for spreading the load of the monitors/arm, almost like a large washer?

Thanks in advance.

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 Post subject: Soundproofing
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:24 pm 
Hi guys I have been looking into soundproofing our upstairs and downstairs walls that join onto our neighbours as they are really noisy.

I have been quoted around £1200 for materials from a soundproofing company.

The walls are 8.5sqm each and single brick with thin layer of plaster.

I have been looking and sourcing the materials myself and was wondering if I build a timber stud frame about 25mm away from the existing wall then ...

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 Post subject: Door Threshold Come Undone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:00 pm 
Hi, I have a metal threshold where one of the screws has came out; and the door now catches on it.
I've tried to drill it back in using other screws, but it's not 'biting' into the floor. Should I simply drill a new hole into another area of the threshold, going straight through into the floor, as a pilot hole; and then, screw into this new hole?

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 Post subject: Help me identify if wall is loadbearing. Pics and clues.
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:02 am 

Please help me identify if this is a load bearing wall.

It's in the upstairs of a 1.5 storey framhouse built around 1880. We know that the upstairs used to have 3 bedrooms, but now has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and some cupboards into the eaves. Downstairs walls appear to be thick stone, upstairs, appears to be stud partitions, timber with modern plasterboard. The wall we want to remove is stud with tongue ...

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 Post subject: Rerounding
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:44 am 
Has anyone had any experience of rerounding and relining pitch fibre drainage pipes? Looking for opinions on if it's a good idea?

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