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    Help with drilling near a lintel

    10 years ago, a supporting wall was knocked down leaving a 1.7m hole. I don't know what kind of lintel was used. I want to hang sliding doors in that hole, but I am not sure how to proceed. If I hang the doors from the inside, I have to drill up into the lintel, possible drilling into an...
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    Flat roof joins to pitched roof - how can it be ventilated?

    I have a flat roof ajoining a pitched roof over my kitchen. The flat roof is newer and was built like this: ------------------------------------/ ----------------------------------/ --------------------------------/ ------------------------------/ ================OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...
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    Replacing bay windows - is supporting of upper floors an iss

    I am replacing two bay windows, one downstairs, one up. The width of each is 2m. The house is 1920s brick-built. Will there be anything in the bay that is supporting the bricks above? Is there anyway I can find out? Does this pose a problem with replacing the windows?