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by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Fillers, Sealants and Adhesives Forum
Topic: Saving a Shed from Damp and Rot That's Next to Neighbours Wall
Replies: 3
Views: 2437

Re: Saving a Shed from Damp and Rot That's Next to Neighbours Wall

the foam method sounds like a good idea,do it in summer though as you dont
want to trap moisture.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Neighbours Oak Tree Killed my Project
Replies: 1
Views: 2121

Re: Neighbours Oak Tree Killed my Project

Its called building by stealth,find out what you can buid without plannig.which
would probably be a conservatory or a shed,then go from there.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Can I lay slabs directly on compacted soil as shed base?
Replies: 1
Views: 4335

Re: Can I lay slabs directly on compacted soil as shed base?

I would lay down a vapour barrier first and if possible lay slaps on sand.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Putting Carpet on Wooden Parquet Flooring
Replies: 2
Views: 8641

Re: Putting Carpet on Wooden Parquet Flooring

Parquet floors do not buckle,the worst that can happen is some of the pieces of wood may come adrift,just check the stability of the floor before carpeting.
Take into consideration that bitumen will trap moisture which can cause
discolouration of carpets all though instances are rare.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Insulation Forum
Topic: Advice Needed for Re-Insulating a Wooden Shed
Replies: 1
Views: 4149

Re: Advice Needed for Re-Insulating a Wooden Shed

carry on,its only a shed just make sure the roof is sound.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Insulation Forum
Topic: Help Insulating a Partition Wall in Coverted Garage Office
Replies: 1
Views: 2354

Re: Help Insulating a Partition Wall in Coverted Garage Office

If you are taking off the plaster board then you can add batons of the size you need to give you 100mm.
by tileclipproman
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Tiles and Tiling Forum
Topic: Restoring Hallway and Fireplace Tiles in Victorian House
Replies: 1
Views: 2397

Re: Restoring Hallway and Fireplace Tiles in Victorian House

It is not clear what you want to achieve,use a scrubbing brush and water with a mild soap.I can see one floor is tile but the other looks like stone.Glazed tiles are ok to take a washing with brick cleaner if there is old mortar stains while the if they are,stone tiles should just need a good scrubb...
by tileclipproman
Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Should I Fix Self Levelling Floor Job?
Replies: 1
Views: 2076

Re: Should I Fix Self Levelling Floor Job?

there is no problem in overlaying latex with latex.
by tileclipproman
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp in Sons Room on Exposed Single Skin Wall
Replies: 1
Views: 2487

Re: Damp in Sons Room on Exposed Single Skin Wall

lack of ventilation will be the first thing to tackle.
by tileclipproman
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Tiles and Tiling Forum
Topic: Large 600x600 Marble Tiles for Retiling Bathroom
Replies: 1
Views: 2442

Re: Large 600x600 Marble Tiles for Retiling Bathroom

As marble is expensive and will last a life time I would suggest you use the backer board.
by tileclipproman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Interior Design Forum
Topic: Which Laminate Flooring to use for Warm Effect
Replies: 1
Views: 2129

Re: Which Laminate Flooring to use for Warm Effect

what you need are samples that you can lay on the floor so you can see what looks best.
by tileclipproman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Ceiling Lamp too Low and Exposing Hole and Wires After Fitting
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Ceiling Lamp too Low and Exposing Hole and Wires After Fitting

there should have been one in with the kit that came with the light,ask dad to fix it or he can forget fathers day
by tileclipproman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Where can I buy Sealant Tape Used for Applying Sealants?
Replies: 2
Views: 1835

Re: Where can I buy Sealant Tape Used for Applying Sealants?

you dont need tape,anyone can do a good silicone job,go back to youtube
and enter,how to silicone a shower in a static caravan.
by tileclipproman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: How to fix Holes in uPVC Panel Above Doors?
Replies: 2
Views: 3379

Re: How to fix Holes in uPVC Panel Above Doors?

plastic facia board will do the trick from any builders merchan,ie wickes and just cut to shape.
by tileclipproman
Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: How to Remove uPVC Door Hinge?
Replies: 1
Views: 18584

Re: How to Remove uPVC Door Hinge?

prize off the hinge covers and you will see a number of fixings,just take them
all out until the door drops off or the hinges that are on the door frame may be best,take off the covers and see,you might need an allen key.
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