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    Insulation detail cathedral ceiling.

    Thanks Catlad. So a separate vapour barrier is not required like a plastic sheet. I was led to believe that plasterboard will still allow condensation and to avoid Interstitial condensation into the roof space need a VCL, or is it the case only for the flat roof.
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    Insulation detail cathedral ceiling.

    I am looking to get the correct details for the cathedral ceiling insulation. I have 150mmx50mm rafters with a breathable membrane, and roof tiles above it( mono pitch cold roof). I have insulated it with 100mm Celotex in between, and filling the edges with expanding foam and taping all the...
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    Dormer Sloping Down On One Side ???

    Ask if a party wall notice was issued for the works.It looks like the left side of the dormer was raised too high as you are looking at it.Do the windows close properly?
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    Insulation of extension ceiling.Pitched roof/cathedral ceiling

    Hi, My ceiling developed a leak from the bathroom drain which runs above it. As the pitch was too low to crawl above the ceiling we decided to break away the ceiling to make life easier. Would now like to insulate the ceiling with celotex/kingspan rather than mineral wool and also would like to...
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    Planning Drawings for the extension

    No it is not the same architect.Also what is with copywright of the drawings.The architect was an old gentleman who has now sadly passed away and no way i would get the drawings from him. I nearly paid £1000 and it is outrageous if a new architect has to measure everything again specially when...
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    Planning Drawings for the extension

    It is just a bog standard square room above the rear kitchen extension with a hipped rood.I belive £8k to 10k should be sufficient for all the shell.
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    Planning Drawings for the extension

    Apolgies as i did not explain clearer above.I own a semi detached house and got planning back in 2017 for side extension( double storey) and rear extension. I would now like to add a first floor rear extension above the kitchen. So basically i paid nearly £1000 for my initial application.So...
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    Planning Drawings for the extension

    Hi, Please could someone recommend what else is required to submit the planning plans to the council.The technician is asking for £600 to draw the plans which is outrageous. I just need a simple extension and the it falls outside of the permitted planning.The planning officer at the council...
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    Electrician used wrong cable size

    Thanks.The system works fine and no problems with it.However with the money paid to the electrician i would have assumed that the other electrician would not have made any comments about the quality but how neat and good the job is.
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    Electrician used wrong cable size

    Hi all, I had an split air conditioner installed last week by an electrician and commissioned by a Fgas Engineer. The engineer who commissioned it was also an electrician and said that the electrician has used the wrong cable size.I am not sure who is correct specially when both of them are...
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    Loft conversion Velux only not dormer

    Thanks.Could someone shed some light on the type of roof i have.It is an inverted "A". The 2 supports are supporting the purlin and resting on the central spine wall of the house, and then a horizontal section holding them together on top.Please see attached picture on top. I am just trying to...
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    Loft conversion Velux only not dormer

    Thank you for your replies. I am based in Barkingside in Essex. I have read the haynes manual helpful however does not go into detail.I am aware what is required from a builder's point of view, but need to know whether these are definite.How much roughly am i looking at for a technician...
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    Loft conversion Velux only not dormer

    Hi all, I live in a 30's build house and would like to convert my loft to use as a double bedroom.I will be doing all the work internally, but only getting builders to do the roof and velux window outside and the stairs. 1. I would like someone to recommend me an architect who can do full...
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