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    Single skin Brick shed: Advice to replace wooden door and window with lintel in 2 pieces

    Roof is polycarbonate sheets so pretty light and joists look good, it's fairly new from what I can tell. Front lintel is 3500mm. I'm debating whether to reduce that gap or not though. So current plan is props for the roof joists and remove all 4 courses then concrete lintel, add new steel...
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    Single skin Brick shed: Advice to replace wooden door and window with lintel in 2 pieces

    Thanks. I think I'll probably go with steel lintels. The next thing I need to work out is how many acrow props I'll need and how many courses to remove, could I remove two or should I just use props for the roof joists and remove them all above the lintel?
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    Single skin Brick shed: Advice to replace wooden door and window with lintel in 2 pieces

    Can you get a steel lintel or deep joist for single brick, I though those were just for normal double or cavity walls. Any reason not to replace like for like with a concrete lintel? Can I remove and replace the upper three courses of brick to the roof with no issues? Lastly I assume I should...
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    Single skin Brick shed: Advice to replace wooden door and window with lintel in 2 pieces

    Plenty of headroom, the floor is lower than the grass on the outside and battening is the plan for the inside. It already has a concrete floor so I was planning on laying dpm and then self leveling screed on top. It has guttering already at the back as well and has power. I'd prefer to...
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    Single skin Brick shed: Advice to replace wooden door and window with lintel in 2 pieces

    Hi all, I have a single skin brick shed at the bottom of the garden that I want to renovate and convert to a office, I want to replace the existing wooden door and windows (if you can call them that) but I'm not sure how to go about it, the lintel is in two pieces and I'm not sure if it will...
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