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    Building above DPC

    OK, fair enough. I dont have enough knowledge to have a strong opinion on this, but for the record I'm not anti DPC, just like to know the reasons and science behind these things!
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    Building above DPC

    Interesting site, thanks. Yeah i agree, i think advancing methods with technology and newer products can be a good thing, although i bet if you go to a newbuild estate in 200 years time, the houses there wont be in anything like the condition of some current 200 year old house. I wonder...
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    Building above DPC

    Good point! I hadnt thought of that!
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    Building above DPC

    Hi, Thanks for the responses, Ill try and address all the points made. Noseall - Point taken about external walls becoming internal. If the house was built out of suitably frost rated bricks or any that could be used under DPC would this in theory be acceptable? John D v2.0 - When I was...
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    Building above DPC

    Hi all, This isnt for particular job I need to do, Just something I have been wondering about. Why cant we build above DPC? if there is a clean cavity between internal and external skin in theory there should be no issues with damp? Also, why have a DPC on the outside skin anyway? Any...
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    Thistle Uni-finish

    Some good products out there that are hard to track down....funny old world eh! Thanks for the replies anyway, looks like il be sticking with multi then
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    Thistle Uni-finish

    Yeah, it did have the smell of pva about it. Shame, if it was a better product it would be great. Whats Knauf skim?
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    Thistle Uni-finish

    Hi Has anyone used the new(ish) plaster Thistle Uni-finish? It looks great, same as multi but no need to prep the surface wether its high or low suction.... Used it for the first time the other day going over an existing painted ceiling and it was a bit of a nightmare, first coat pulled...
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