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    Re-fitting stained glass panel in bow window fanlight

    hi I wonder if anyone can tell me the best way to refit a stained glass panel in to one of the opening top windows in my bow window? I have taken the window itself out, removed the glass panel and I've carried out some fairly basic repairs- one piece was broken another bowed in - I've...
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    Application of Part M - full rewire & supply moved

    Please can someone help me out here ? I've read lots of threads about part M only applying to new build and not for rewire of an existing house but I wanted to check if this was still correct in my case. I have had an extension built to a 30s house and this required me to need to have my...
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    ice damming & insulating eaves

    Hi Have had a real problem with ice damming with the amount of snow and ice over the last couple of weeks and this has resulted in water getting under the slates and coming in virtually every window recess and doorway. Currently the snow has thawed but more is forecast. Is it better to...
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    Advice for wood floor in kitchen/diner

    Hi I wonder if someone could offer some advice on wood flooring I live in an old cottage with the kitchen/diner knocked through to be the width of the house. I used to have an old reclaimed maple floor in this room but last winter had a burst pipe which damaged the floor and so it had to be...
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    another painting bathroom lining paper query

    I've searched through a number of posts but not been able to find an exact answer to my query. I have some walldoctor lining paper in my bathroom (1/2 panel 1/2 wallpaper + some tiling))- large room, reasonable ventilation. Paper is "paste the wall type" and has been put on with solvite ready...
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    fitting a bathroom basin splashback

    Hi I wonder if anyone can help. Not sure which forum to post in since it isn't really tiling ! I have had some of these perform panels fitted in my shower (www.performpanel.com) - it's the laminate on moisture resistant mdf. I have some of the panel and edge trim left over and would like to...
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    another lining paper in bathroom query

    Hi I wonder if anyone can help with a couple of problems I've removed tiles and wallpaper from bathroom- (room 4m x 2.5m) . The walls are lath and plaster- not in too bad a condition but number of cracks and holes and areas where possibly been skimmed and where picture rails have been etc. -...
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    OK to decorate with dehumidifier running ? and other woes

    Please can someone advise because I think my decorator is just doing a quick and slapdash job. Sorry for long post I am having to have the whole house decorated through insurance because of burst pipe. I was responsible for getting the decorator quote etc so essentially his contract is with...
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