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by reggieroo
Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Combi, system or regular boiler?
Replies: 4
Views: 4358

Hi, The three different boiler types I was refering to was the regular(open vented), system(sealed) & combi. At the moment I have the open vented regular boiler, which is in fact 25 years old & I won't be repairing that. We had an agreement between me & the fiancee that we would replace ...
by reggieroo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Central Heating and Air conditioning and Ventilation Forum
Topic: Combi, system or regular boiler?
Replies: 4
Views: 4358

Combi, system or regular boiler?

Right I'm in need of a new boiler as I have been without one since Xmas. I have a few questions I need answering so I can make the right decision on which type of boiler to go for & what set up to have. I'll start with my house info so to give an idea of what might be best for me & my new fa...
by reggieroo
Sat May 30, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Can I use underground conduit for wires to shed & sauna?
Replies: 1
Views: 2676

Can I use underground conduit for wires to shed & sauna?

Hi, I've just had a log cabin built & just put up a shed & sauna. I want to run the cabling from the cabin to the sauna & shed so I have some electric. I bought some 20mm conduit from Wickes to put the cables in but I have been told by two people that I have to use armoured cable undergr...
by reggieroo
Sat May 30, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Can I use underground conduit for wires to shed & sauna?
Replies: 2
Views: 3938

Can I use underground conduit for wires to shed & sauna?

Hi, I've just had a log cabin built & just put up a shed & sauna. I want to run the cabling from the cabin to the sauna & shed so I have some electric. I bought some 20mm conduit from Wickes to put the cables in but I have been told by two people that I have to use armoured cable undergr...
by reggieroo
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Log cabin extension on bungalow?
Replies: 4
Views: 15092

Well I've been looking on the planning portal website & it looks like you don't need planning for lots of things since 1st Oct 2008. According to the info I can even put it as an extension without planning apart from one thing I picked up "materials to be similar in appearance to the existi...
by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Timber Framed Building
Topic: Timber Framed Extensions
Replies: 5
Views: 29074

Re: Timber Framed Building

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by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: Timber Framed Building
Topic: Timber Framed Extensions
Replies: 5
Views: 29074

Re: Timber Framed Building

[quote="Gaspin"]I recently had a free standing Scandinavian Log Cabin supplied and built by a company called Keops Interlock. The size of it is about 4.5 x 5.5 metres and I had them prepare the base, supply and build it, and then I treated it both inside and out with their recommended wood...
by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Timber Framed Building
Topic: Timber Framed Extensions
Replies: 5
Views: 29074

Re: Timber Framed Building

[quote="Gaspin"]I recently had a free standing Scandinavian Log Cabin supplied and built by a company called Keops Interlock. The size of it is about 4.5 x 5.5 metres and I had them prepare the base, supply and build it, and then I treated it both inside and out with their recommended wood...
by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Log Cabin, building regs./permission ?
Replies: 1
Views: 4811

Re: Log Cabin, building regs./permission ?

[quote="nevillioni"]Howdy, I'm thinking of having a Log Cabin built in place of an existing Conservatory. ( ie attached to the back of my house ) Is there anything in the Building regs. to prevent you from attaching a wooden building to your property ? Also do I need planning permission to...
by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Do Regs apply?
Replies: 11
Views: 4226

[quote="the specialist"]My understanding after discussions with building control officers is as follows: Anything structural. All extensions except a true conservatory. Aslo if you are not fensa registered you can still replace windows under a building notice (fee £70.00) [/quote] What abo...
by reggieroo
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Log cabin extension on bungalow?
Replies: 4
Views: 15092

Log cabin extension on bungalow?

Hi all, I have a new addition to the family arriving in 7 months & need another room at my 3 bed detached bungalow, at the moment one room is a study/office, the other is a fully fitted out gym room & the other our bedroom. I looked at getting an extension on the side etc but the cost was do...
by reggieroo
Tue Jul 24, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Flood damage to flooring by the recent floods!
Replies: 0
Views: 3135

Flood damage to flooring by the recent floods!

I've just bought a bungalow that has been flood damaged by the recent floods just before we were due to move in. It was only an inch or so but enough to have wrecked the carpets throughout which have now been removed & binned. Does anyone know the best type of flooring we could use to minimize t...
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