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by Jnix
Fri Apr 19, 2024 2:06 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Concrete shed base - ok to leave tree stump?
Replies: 1
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Concrete shed base - ok to leave tree stump?

We're going to put down a concrete base for a new shed. We've recently had a conifer tree cut down on the area - the stump is about 300mm across, about 50mm above the surface, and near the middle of the base area. We're having trouble getting someone with a stump grinder to come and get it below gro...
by Jnix
Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Laying Carpet onto Magnesite Floor That's Laid onto Concrete
Replies: 3
Views: 4816

Re: Laying Carpet onto Magnesite Floor That's Laid onto Concrete

Thanks. After removing the lino etc we left it for a couple of days and it seemed completely dry. We've now had the carpet laid.
by Jnix
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Laying Carpet onto Magnesite Floor That's Laid onto Concrete
Replies: 3
Views: 4816

Laying Carpet onto Magnesite Floor That's Laid onto Concrete

Hi I have a 1920s house with magnesite laid onto concrete on the ground floor (presumably in the 1960s). Up until now, there's been lino on top of that, and then underlay/carpet. Needless to say that has caused damp problems because of moisture being trapped. We've removed the carpet/underlay/lino a...
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