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    cutting fibreglass roll length ways ?

    That's great many thanks
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    cutting fibreglass roll length ways ?

    Hello I am looking to insulate a garage roof which has battens at approx 450mm I noticed bandq sell 200mm rolls of loft insulation for £20 but it's 1100mm wide there does appear to be a cut line on the packaging but is this a viable option and what's the best way to cut it I am a proper old...
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    insulated garage roof with no ventilation

    Hello has anyone insulated a flat garage roof with no air gap so felt wood 20cm of fibre wool vapour barrier plasterboard ? I am horribly confused I have insulated the floor all walls trying to turn my garage into a heated workshop so it will have a radiator providing heat most days. Everything...
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    Garage roof insulation ventilation

    woody apologies for not replying sooner I didn't realise I could do this every thing I'd read said a 50cm air gap but does make sense not to have it at all cheers mark
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    Garage roof insulation ventilation

    Hello, I am about to insulate my flat garage roof, the plan was to leave a 50mm air gap, then 170mm of fibreglass roll or sheet, then dpc as a vapour barrier and then plaster board. However the joists are approx 30cm apart from eash other do I need to drill into the sofits of the garage, between...
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    DPC as a vapour barrier ?

    Brilliant many thanks
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    DPC as a vapour barrier ?

    Hello, I have been insulating a single brick garage, stud work, semi pearmeable membrame 140mm of fibre glass wool and then a non peameable membrame. Everything has went well however the non pearmeable membrane I bought is plastic bag thick. I have managed to fall into it a couple of times, rip...
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    Vapour barrier internal wall

    Hello looking for some advice please, I am insulating an external garage into a games room. I have put u some studwork 75mm thick and the plan is external wall, semi permeable membrane, 75mm kingspan, non permeable membrane (vapour barrier), plasterboard. I have never bought a vapour barrier...
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    External garage insulated floor

    Hello I want to insulate my external garage to use as a games room it's roughly 4.5m squared I have a concrete slab which was laid on a dpm. The walls and ceiling are to be insulated for the floor I wanted to put down a water proof membrane on the slab followed by 100mm jab lite insulation...
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    Insulating a single brick wall without kingspan

    Cracking many thanks ill have a good look round ebay appreciate your link
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    Insulating a single brick wall without kingspan

    Cheers thanks for that so really it need to be kingspan just hunt around for broken and cheaper stuff cheers
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    Insulating a single brick wall without kingspan

    Thanks for the reply im looking on line and celotex and kingspan are approx £9 per square metre so i was wondering if there was an alternative to the extruded pir board or whatever these are cheers
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    Insulating a single brick wall without kingspan

    Hello i have a single brick build detached garage at the back of my garden i have put in stud work at 75mm width for the walls with the intention of using kingspan but its biblically expensive so i was wondering what else i could use theres a semi permable membrame facing the walls followed by...
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    Filling deep holes round electrical sockets

    Genetlemen (ladies ??) many thanks for all your help brilliant, very grateful. I must however stick up for my electrician, he has been brilliant, the horrendous mess was left after a previous owner of our house; his priorities were making it safe, as it was lethal in fact the worst he'd seen in...
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    Filling deep holes round electrical sockets

    Thats brilliant, deep gap filler, is exactly what I am looking for many many thanks
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