Hi. I've decided to get all of it rendered as per your advice. I'm removing old render with sds.
Would I have to go back to brick? As the base...
I agree. I wouldn't want to see a line either.
I've been told that a stop bead can be used at bottom. And when rendered later it can still blend...
Can you tell me if I use sand and cement and do the gable end wall part that has just been built for dormer can I do the remainder after...
Was quoted 9-10 per bag. Need 65. Then you have base coat. So will take 9-10 days labour costing around £3k.
Cement probably work out half cost.
Hi. I have 1930s semi. Want to remove old render as it looks quite poor.
I've had printed for k render and it's quite dear.
I think its best...
I went with cromar vent 3 classic.
Totally agree. From your experience would you say 17.5cm is ok?
Just wondering what the length of overhang should be for a nice finish.
I've left 7 inches ( 17.5cm)
Is that too much or about right?...
90 years. Good strong wood. Not tanalised though.
It's only for front frame. Will sit on steel beam which is 6 inches wide.
Dormer cheeks are 4x2.
Onto my front dormer now.was thinking this time to use 6*2 for front framing as I have a some left. Is that overkill?
What's recommended to use code3, 4 or code 5 lead for dormer
They are from the original rafters. The wood is solid are full size 3x2s.
Was going to use them for internal partitioning.
Im currently doing dormer conversion.
Reduced my first floor ceiling height by about 130mm to 2.3m high.
You would have to have house empty as...
Just been to house to see how builders getting on.
Noticed they have used old 3x2s instead of 4x2s. He said they are good enough. I'm...
I've also used dritherm earthwool insulation. 100mm for cavity.
That's what the inspector recommended as its cheaper than kingspan and does the...
Sorry my mistake.that part is for rear extension
Is it the flashband type?
What size is used for sides and front?
6inch side and 9 or 12 inch front?
I'm trying to achieve a dormer like this. What flashing is used?
Just about over it now. Maybe it's for the best. Though it's hard to believe builder with 20 years experience can make such a school boy error!
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