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  1. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread There's no joist in the corner of the room.

    Got the dust out of there and the plinth is actually part wooden (left) and part concrete (right): [img] The wood seems secure: [img] I...

    2 Aug 2020 at 4:27 PM
  2. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread There's no joist in the corner of the room.

    I think that's the plan for me too. We will be having a new ceiling but I don't think it comes up to the section in question.

    2 Aug 2020 at 10:56 AM
  3. BillyWillySilly posted a new thread.

    There's no joist in the corner of the room

    Hi all, Starting a new thread as the older problem has morphed slightly. To recap: 22mm square-edged boards are going down first, then...

    Forum: Building

    2 Aug 2020 at 8:37 AM
  4. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    I take it you feel the same about Rated People? tbh I haven't had much luck with either of them in the past. But the idea is good.

    1 Aug 2020 at 3:38 PM
  5. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    They're not in South Wales are they? ;-) I may do a MyBuilder quote just to rip the trees down then.

    1 Aug 2020 at 2:00 PM
  6. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    I did think of that but some of the trunks seem quite wide. Then there's the time to do the chipping... but it's certainly a good idea....

    1 Aug 2020 at 1:23 PM
  7. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    Waiting is not a problem but we are aware of the nesting issue. The reason I mention it was that the birds were rather "confrontational"...

    1 Aug 2020 at 1:11 PM
  8. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Replacing old fireplace hearth tiles with floorboards.

    I'm finishing up ripping up the old floorboards and will be replacing them with new ones. In the corner of the room, there was an old...

    1 Aug 2020 at 1:00 PM
  9. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    We did have a nest up until last month at one end but there's been no activity for several weeks.

    1 Aug 2020 at 12:47 PM
  10. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    The last image shows the futility of keeping them. Just big brown blobs in the garden...

    1 Aug 2020 at 11:06 AM
  11. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    Here you go: [img] [img]

    1 Aug 2020 at 11:04 AM
  12. BillyWillySilly replied to the thread Removing a leylandii hedge.

    I will - they are like fort knox but seem to be fine for local residents.

    31 Jul 2020 at 11:38 PM
  13. BillyWillySilly posted a new thread.

    Removing a leylandii hedge

    I have around 45m of 15' leylandii hedge. I have tried trimming them back but the previous owners let them get too big and we have brown...

    Forum: In the Garden

    31 Jul 2020 at 11:29 PM