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by Gasheadbrfc
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Water Penetration in Garage From Next Doors Garden
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Water Penetration in Garage From Next Doors Garden

Hi all, Next doors garden sees to be higher than the floor level of my garage - water is getting through the brickwork and making the garage damp and wet, basically ruining everything in there. The problem I have is they have decking going down half the side and a shed the other half making it almos...
by Gasheadbrfc
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Conservatories and Orangeries Forum
Topic: Condensation in Leaking old Single Glazed Conservatory
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Views: 2204

Condensation in Leaking old Single Glazed Conservatory

Hi we have an old wooden single glazed conservatory. When it's cold outside we get serious amounts of condensation on the windows which is causing stains and damp problems of the walls and window boards. I don't really want to change the glass as we're going to turn it into an extension in a few yea...
by Gasheadbrfc
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Hand and Power Tools Forum
Topic: Belle 150 Min Mixer 110V Won't Start
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Views: 3440

Belle 150 Min Mixer 110V Won't Start

Hi, I have a belle 150 mini mix 110v Mixer but it won't start. Transformer is working fine, all cables seem to be connect too. When I push the green button nothing happens though. It was used on a regular bases a couple of months ago, then I used it the other day and has been outside since. Ive had ...
by Gasheadbrfc
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Groundwork and Foundations Forum
Topic: Changing old Round Iron Manhole Cover for Square one
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Views: 3453

Changing old Round Iron Manhole Cover for Square one

Hi all. I have a old iron round manhole cover in my garden that I want to change to a square one that I can sit slabs in. Anyone know where I can get hold of one that goes from round to square that'll fit a 650mm wide in diameter lid? I can only find 450mm wide ones so far - is there anyway I can ad...
by Gasheadbrfc
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Crazy Paving and how Deep Does Hardcore go When Paving Over Grass
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Views: 3844

Crazy Paving and how Deep Does Hardcore go When Paving Over Grass

Hi. Extending a patio over some grass. I'm gunna take up existing slabs to get to hardcore, however as we're going onto grass, how much will I need to dig down to hardcore? 100mm? Will I need to put a membrane down as it's going on top of soil? If so do I membrane on mud then hardcore then crazy pav...
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