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  1. mrrusty replied to the thread new back gate. do i pay half in advance.

    I agree with jobandknock. 0-1/3 up front is OK. 50% is too much. And yes, it should be presented on a quote with terms ideally. Trust...

    20 Sep 2020 at 9:10 AM
  2. mrrusty replied to the thread Application for approval of details reserved by condition.

    That's interesting. My planning application had a condition on materials because I gave choices on the application. To discharge the...

    18 Sep 2020 at 6:27 PM
  3. mrrusty replied to the thread Decking complaint.

    I'd sit tight now and wait for an enforcement notice. Bet it doesn't come.

    18 Sep 2020 at 6:24 PM
  4. mrrusty replied to the thread Is there any way 1 person can instal a Concrete Fence?.

    Yes, I've done it, and I'm not built like the proverbial. Sack barrow, etc. and some bars to help move stuff in to position. As has been...

    17 Sep 2020 at 3:22 PM
  5. mrrusty replied to the thread 1/2 slate cut.

    Spanish slates are going to look quite different to that welsh slate. And yes, you can use slate and a half. I'm a fairly novice slater...

    17 Sep 2020 at 8:52 AM
  6. mrrusty replied to the thread kitchen fireplace.

    It's little different in effort to patch a big area or a small area. Get that plaster off!

    17 Sep 2020 at 8:27 AM
  7. mrrusty replied to the thread Spacing between screws / rule of thumb.

    300mm spacing is fine. You have left a 3-4mm gap between the boards haven't you?

    17 Sep 2020 at 8:24 AM
  8. mrrusty replied to the thread Wood Gutter Replacement.

    If it's a listed building I would stick with wood. It's available, not particularly expensive, and correctly installed and lined lasts a...

    16 Sep 2020 at 5:25 PM
  9. mrrusty replied to the thread Rain overflow.

    I reckon from a quick calc that the gutter is just too small. There are tables out there e.g....

    16 Sep 2020 at 5:13 PM
  10. mrrusty replied to the thread Woodworm on a soffit board.

    IMHO from experience. If I really liked the house I wouldn't be worrying too much about worm along the roofline. I'd factor in to...

    16 Sep 2020 at 8:40 AM
  11. mrrusty replied to the thread kitchen fireplace.

    I think the only way to know for certain is to take the plaster off and see what you have. Good chance it is a larger opening.

    15 Sep 2020 at 7:44 AM
  12. mrrusty replied to the thread Best wood to use for chest of drawers?.

    You can save a lot of messing about by buying drawer boxes ready made. e.g....

    14 Sep 2020