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    Paving and Patio over existing tarmac / concrete slabs?

    Hello, I am looking into doing some of my first paving and patio laying in the next few weeks. I wanted to know if it was ok to lay a new slab path, with gravel edge onto an existing tarmac with inset concrete slabs area. Here is a picture of what I currently have: Thanks in...
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    Balanced Flue in a false chimney?

    There is currently no chimney breast, hence the need for a false one.
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    Balanced Flue in a false chimney?

    Thanks for the information, yes I will be getting a pro to fit it. Just out of interest what does this mean?
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    Balanced Flue in a false chimney?

    Can I install a balanced flue fire into a plasterboard chimney breast or wall?
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    Dodgy Chimly????Help needed

    Edward Norton was the actors name! Try Jack :roll: 8)
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    Dodgy Chimly????Help needed

    Ahhh, gotcha! :lol: :wink:
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    Dodgy Chimly????Help needed

    What's a Chimley?
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    How do I join 2 floors of the same level?

    Thanks for your advice. That looks like it will do the job. Have you got a web link for the item?
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    How do I join 2 floors of the same level?

    I have just finished laying a solid oak floor in the dining area of my Kitchen / Diner. I need to find a way to join this new floor to the existing tiled floor in the kitchen area. This threshold also includes the 15mm expansion gap which also needs to be covered. Can anyone help...
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    Solid Oak Floor onto Original Pine Floorboards

    Thanks for the tips. I will be running away from the door, as this is thankfully a right angles to the existing boards. Is it best to start laying in a corner, or rather against one wall to avoid having to cut along the length of a board at both walls?
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    Solid Oak Floor onto Original Pine Floorboards

    I'm not sure I follow you. Where do I lay the first board?
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    Solid Oak Floor onto Original Pine Floorboards

    Thanks :D Any advice on making it look straight? Is it best to start in the corner that is most looked at?
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    Solid Oak Floor onto Original Pine Floorboards

    Thanks for your advice, and will adjust my expansion gap as you have recommended. I am actually fairly happy with the mix of lengths I have got. I think it could have been worse. I have just had a count up from the first 6 packs I opened (I have a spare pack for overs): 26 x 500mm 36...
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    Solid Oak Floor onto Original Pine Floorboards

    In short - - Do I need to sandwich anything between the two floors? - How do I make the floor look straight if the room isn't square? The Details- I am just about to attempt my first solid oak floor installation. The wood has been delivered, and is acclimatising to the room until...
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