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  1. ^woody^ replied to the thread building regs 'grey area' utility room.

    The statutory instruments do not go into that level of detail, so no one can. But in a practical level, the difference between a...

    22 Oct 2020 at 10:27 PM
  2. ^woody^ replied to the thread Fitting 550mm wide Velux between 600mm centre joists.

    I recall a unit we fitted a couple of years ago, and the brackets slotted into grooves on the sides of the frame and the frame was...

    22 Oct 2020 at 10:03 PM
  3. ^woody^ replied to the thread building regs 'grey area' utility room.

    All of your posts are full of "as a BCO, I would do this, but another BCO might do that" statements. So you acknowledge that another...

    22 Oct 2020 at 7:52 PM
  4. ^woody^ replied to the thread mortar or lead mate?.

    Lead mate or silicone is designed for those that can't point and it's always a poor second choice. Proper mortar, even a different...

    22 Oct 2020 at 7:48 PM
  5. ^woody^ replied to the thread Structural support for disabled ceiling hoist.

    Normally with these hoists, you would have a single beam or beam system to take the load, not try and distribute that load across the...

    22 Oct 2020 at 7:20 PM
  6. ^woody^ replied to the thread building regs 'grey area' utility room.

    Lol. I get the impression you think you are the Oracle on b/regs and your interpretation is the only one that matters. SMH.

    22 Oct 2020 at 7:11 PM
  7. ^woody^ replied to the thread building regs 'grey area' utility room.

    Two reasons .. you've sold the house so you need in the strictest sense to fit one to smooth the sale and not attempt to sell a property...

    22 Oct 2020 at 5:55 PM
  8. ^woody^ replied to the thread Removing asbestos vinyl tiles?.

    Any asbestos is in the backing adhesive instead of or in addition to the tile. But the fibre content is relatively low and well held in...

    22 Oct 2020 at 5:36 PM
  9. ^woody^ replied to the thread building regs 'grey area' utility room.

    You need to fit one.

    22 Oct 2020 at 5:31 PM
  10. ^woody^ replied to the thread Register Deeds & Planning Permission.

    No, covenants need a beneficiary to be valid and enforceable, and no laws are broken in the criminal sense as they are effectively...

    22 Oct 2020 at 5:29 PM
  11. ^woody^ replied to the thread quick question about outbuildings...

    It depends on your local planning policy and the site layout. The water issue can be dealt with via the councils environmental health...

    22 Oct 2020 at 11:14 AM
  12. ^woody^ replied to the thread Structural support for disabled ceiling hoist.

    Are you working this out and using the manufacturer's guidance, or just trying to knock something up?

    22 Oct 2020 at 8:02 AM
  13. ^woody^ replied to the thread How do I clean up plaster dust from wooden floorboards.

    Use the plasterer's head.

    22 Oct 2020 at 7:58 AM
  14. ^woody^ replied to the thread When does an extension become a separate dwelling.

    Yes it remains an extension.

    21 Oct 2020 at 9:17 PM
  15. ^woody^ replied to the thread Foundations for porch.

    TBH mine may have been pretty close ... 200-250.

    21 Oct 2020 at 9:14 PM