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    Brickwork for extension question

    Hi all, I'm looking at converting my attached single story garage in to a playroom and downstairs toilet. Also, I want to extend the garage at the rear. The new extension wall will obviously be double skin with a cavity, but the garage is single skin and going to clad the inside for the...
  2. J

    Soil pipe routing help

    Hi Hugh, Thanks a lot for your help, I was thinking it might be better to start again in plastic. Just trying to tidy it all up before putting a pitched roof on. Thanks again, much appreciated, James
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    Soil pipe routing help

    hi all Just wondering what the best method would be to route the sink and bath waste in the below photo. I’m thinking about a strap on boss for the sink waste but not sure on the bath waste as the strap on boss would be on the joint of the branch pipe. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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    DPM and finsihed floor height for extension

    Thanks woody it's the height of the existing DPC that's confusing me so I just need to forget that and work on the new levels. Thanks for your patience
  5. J

    DPM and finsihed floor height for extension

    So in the picture the top of the board is the finished floor level On the right is a brick to show the line of the DPC matched against the same height of the old houses DPC So I just build the new DPC higher so the concrete is below it?
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    DPM and finsihed floor height for extension

    Brilliant thanks mate
  7. J

    DPM and finsihed floor height for extension

    Yes the kitchen is timber floor. Can the DPC of the extension be set higher than that of the existing house? Maybe I need to come higher with my block work?
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    DPM and finsihed floor height for extension

    Hi all, I'm doing the groundworks for my rear single story extension and just trying to get my head around the oversite preparation. I've measured down from the existing floor level allowing for 150mm hardcore, 50mm sand, 75mm insulation, 100mm concrete and 60mm screed. When I do this, the...
  9. J

    Lead pip replacement - stop tap position...

    Thanks a lot Tony that's great, I was hoping I could do that! Do I need to insulate the pipes that pass through the wall?
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    Lead pip replacement - stop tap position...

    Hi all, I am replacing the lead pipe in my house alongside a new rear extension. The pipe runs through the garage then around the back of my property coming in to the kitchen at the rear where I am building the extension. I am going to dig a trench from the road, through the garage and then...
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