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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    Snap... i was writing the same thing just as you sent the above. I agree totally, windows are argon filled and walls 100mm insulation, floor has 50mm celotex
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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    With 75mm insulation baords i would imagine will should leave plenty room for ventilation at the lower end of the firrings. But I'm just not sure if 75mm will be enough to keep the heat in.. I know theres many other factors to consider when calculating the heat rentention, but assuming walls...
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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    My firrings run perpendicular to the joists unfortunately. I would imagine that at the end where the firrings are 4ich i shouldn't have a problems with installing a decent amount on insulation but at the lower end where the firrings decrease down to 0 i might have a problem. Given my roof...
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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    Hi thats again for the reply... yes the room will be used and heated. Ive never heard of full fill can you please tell me more about this option? I always thought it would need to be ventilated hence space left inbetween insulation and top of roof sheet
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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    Hi yes it is. So you saying there should be minimum 100mm insulation? Ideally i dont want the ceiling height lowered.
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    50mm roof insulation enough?

    Hi, Would appreciate your advice on the amount of insulation i should be installing in the roof. Long story but its a flat roof and is constructed using 4x2 with 4 - 0inch firings ontop and osb3 ontop of that and finished with resin. I'm not sure if 50mm insulation is enough or should i be...
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    Damp into new wall

    Hi I built a cavity wall fpr a new extention at the back of my house. This new wall is built perpendicular off the exisiting back of the house which is also a cavity wall. I'm noticing lots of damp on the new wall internally when it rains outside and can only assume that the damp barrier...
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    Roofing ventilation help needed please

    Hi swwills, thanks for your reply but im worried about the the actual space available for the ventilation in the first place. I understand your solution will prevent the insulation reducing the ventialtion space any further, however my concern is that because the joists run perpendicular to...
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    Roofing ventilation help needed please

    Hi, I'm really concerned about the roof structure we currently have and the ventilation it will need once we insulate and plasterboard the ceiling. This is a existing outbuilding and the roof is made up of doubled up 4x2 treated timber. They span 4.7meteres, They run sideways, With the...
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    Flooring question, concrete screed insulation

    Hi, thanks for the reply, will this be ok directly ontop of insulation? Whats the best type of insulation i can use? Ideally i would have liked to have been able to use 100mm insulation, but givent the restrictions i have , is there a superior 50mm insulation out there that maybe more costly...
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    Flooring question, concrete screed insulation

    Im not sure as yet, but most likely tiling. However id like to finish it with my options open laminate, tiling, or even carpet if ever needed
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    Flooring question, concrete screed insulation

    Hi, can anyone advise on this please? I would appreacite it so much
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    Flooring question, concrete screed insulation

    Hi All, I hope you are well. I need some advice please. I have a concrete floor in my conservatory, and need to build it up to match the floor level of the kitchen. I have 100mm to play with. I'd like to add inulation and screed. Whats the best approach please, should i split it 50mm...
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    Pushfit plumbing question please

    I used is just out of convenience ro be honest. I had some pipe left over and thought it would be eaiser to fit, which it is, but the fittings are not the most discrete :-) The tap is actually going to be fitted into the garage
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    Pushfit plumbing question please

    Hi, hopefully you are all well and in good health I'm in the process of fitting a outdoor water tap for for a hose pipe with the use of plastic push fit pipes. I have t'd off the water supply and pushed the pipe through the wall to the other side. I now need to connect a elbow and another...
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