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by jbolo
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Cowboy Builders
Topic: HELP!
Replies: 0
Views: 1572

HELP!

I have had what I thought was a basic soundproofing job converted flat separated by a bannister with plasterboard on each side. I asked to improve the sound proofing between the flats. Then I saw the state of changing the upstairs bell and make good and panicked as I could have done a better job. Th...
by jbolo
Sat May 01, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Soundproofing Forum
Topic: Sound proofing hall
Replies: 0
Views: 1840

Sound proofing hall

by jbolo, 9 minutes ago. Tags: Add Tags Thread ToolsUnwatch Thread jbolo jbolo Joined:17 Sep 2014 Messages:10 Thanks Received:0 Country:United Kingdom I live in a converted 1930's house. I have the ground floor flat. The flats are separated by the original bannister and plasterboard. I have had seve...
by jbolo
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: Floor waste to WC need an opened back close coupled toilet
Replies: 1
Views: 1614

Floor waste to WC need an opened back close coupled toilet

I have a relic of a toilet that needs replacing however it has a floor waste approx 19cm from the wall, 24cm to the centre.

Can anyone help with a recommendation?
by jbolo
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Interior Design Forum
Topic: Solid wood glazed shaker door
Replies: 0
Views: 1993

Solid wood glazed shaker door

I am looking for a solid wood internal glazed shaker door for my kitchen. I can only find those doors that are manufactured and can only be shaved by a few mm each. I was about to get one of these doors not in solid wood custom made to get the right size so there would be no need to shave down. Howe...
by jbolo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Soundproofing Forum
Topic: 45 Kg Acoustic Insulation Slab and Acoustilay 15 Acoustic Mat
Replies: 0
Views: 2441

45 Kg Acoustic Insulation Slab and Acoustilay 15 Acoustic Mat

I live in a house conversion with no sound insulation. Have had the following specs by a soundproofing company with excellent references. However the works can only be done when flat is empty of tenants as landlord does not want to disturb his tenants. To cut a long story short flat is becoming empt...
by jbolo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Screw Size for Fixing IKEA Lack Shelves
Replies: 0
Views: 5395

Screw Size for Fixing IKEA Lack Shelves

I have three LACK Wall shelf, white, 110x26 cm. They used to come with a wall bracket (concealed) now they come with nothing. Can someone recommend size of screw to fit to hard wall as they shelves keep falling off.

Thanks
by jbolo
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Sanded Wood Floor and Creating a Light Oak Effect
Replies: 0
Views: 2019

Sanded Wood Floor and Creating a Light Oak Effect

I have a sanded slightly yellowish pine wood floor. I didn't do a great job, but not keen on the slightly yellowish tinge to the wood so reluctant to varnish as it is. I have posted an image of a mirror with the colour I like, light oak with a whitish tinge, Any ideas on how to get this effect, much...
by jbolo
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Suspension Rail to Three IKEA Wall Cabinets
Replies: 0
Views: 6002

Suspension Rail to Three IKEA Wall Cabinets

Hi If anyone can assist much appreciated. I took on a kitchen installer who has carried out a catalogue of errors . When I thought it couldn't get any worse, the units on my wall fell off with all the contents. The units were IKEA VOXTROP which you hang on a METOD suspension rail. The installers bef...
by jbolo
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:40 am
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Kitchen Upstand to Hide Unslightly Chunk out of Worktop
Replies: 0
Views: 3327

Kitchen Upstand to Hide Unslightly Chunk out of Worktop

I have a an IKEA EKBACKEN work top. The builder (not impressed) cut an unsightly chunk out of the work top surface because of a pipe. Believe it is a H/W pipe. I was thinking an upstand at least 12mm may conceal this. My question is B & Q have a few. One is acrylic and the other two I guess are ...
by jbolo
Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Help How Long Should I Allow Ceiling and Walls to Dry out Following Leak
Replies: 1
Views: 3975

Help How Long Should I Allow Ceiling and Walls to Dry out Following Leak

The upstairs flat had a leak from the toilet sealant which was ongoing for just over a week. The ceiling has a crack, there is wall sweating, bubbling of the ceiling(slightly) & a tiny bit of mould. How long should I let this dry out before I redecorate and how long before I get someone in to ta...
by jbolo
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Can Anyone Recognise the Decorating Technique of This Wall?
Replies: 0
Views: 1947

Can Anyone Recognise the Decorating Technique of This Wall?

I like the plastering/decorating technique of this wall can anyone recognise how it's done.

Thanks
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