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  1. Leofric replied to the thread New soil pipe depth.

    Fair enough. So do you come across many drains needing repair because the pipes are too near the surface without any protection ?

    12 Jul 2019 at 9:51 PM
  2. Leofric replied to the thread Can anyone recommend a good loft/extension guide for DIYers?.

    I would agree with that and in relation to extensions. Best to have plans drawn and approved for Planning and Building Regulations for...

    12 Jul 2019 at 9:40 PM
  3. Leofric replied to the thread New soil pipe depth.

    Not as daft as some of the answers. As a matter of interest how long have you worked in building ?

    12 Jul 2019 at 12:10 AM
  4. Leofric replied to the thread New soil pipe depth.

    My book says don't always take a lot of notice of comments on internet forums :D

    11 Jul 2019 at 1:38 PM
  5. Leofric replied to the thread New soil pipe depth.

    but you won't be able to use a lot of soil if there isn't much depth of cover , that is the point :!:

    11 Jul 2019 at 1:37 PM
  6. Leofric replied to the thread How many hours needed......roughly?!.

    You think 4 months is a long time for that work - I would be chuffed if I could do it at all(y)

    11 Jul 2019 at 1:34 PM
  7. Leofric replied to the thread New soil pipe depth.

    somebody has said it at last. so does that mean if the adjacent material is soil you can just cover the drain with a bit of soil :?::!:...

    10 Jul 2019 at 10:03 PM
  8. Leofric replied to the thread Building Inspector Company No Longer in Business. What now?.

    Don't encourage people or they will be going to 4 different architects and 10 different builders for quotations :D

    10 Jul 2019 at 9:52 PM
  9. Leofric replied to the thread Downpipe into Aco?.

    The drain going to a soakaway is a surface water drain :!: :confused: don't understand what you are saying.

    10 Jul 2019 at 9:46 PM
  10. Leofric replied to the thread Downpipe into Aco?.

    as long as it is a surface water drain :!:

    9 Jul 2019 at 11:04 PM
  11. Leofric replied to the thread GRP roof leaking and holds water.

    I think it warrants a WTF for most of what is going on there .

    9 Jul 2019 at 11:00 PM
  12. Leofric replied to the thread Loft conversion herringbone for Joists.

    I assume you mean you are installing new floor joists between the existing ceiling joists (not the rafters ) and the joists are at 350mm...

    9 Jul 2019 at 10:49 PM
  13. Leofric replied to the thread rear extension..

    - and many builders prefer to work to approved drawings :!: The architect is probably not trying to 'sell' you anything apart from...

    9 Jul 2019 at 10:39 PM
  14. Leofric replied to the thread Building Inspector Company No Longer in Business. What now?.

    Shouldn't think the local authority bldg. control will fail something Aedis previously passed.

    9 Jul 2019 at 10:29 PM
  15. Leofric replied to the thread Roof tiles.

    No need to bother about the change in tiles affecting the thermal insulation / 'U' value of the roof.

    9 Jul 2019 at 10:27 PM