Structural Engineer question.
Would an engineer possibly do me a really nice favour and suggest some details for a splice joint?
Thank for the reply 23vc.
To answer your question , I simply didn’t know if I needed it or not. I’m fairly new to building and I’m learning all...
I am currently building a 2 story extension.
It’s a cavity wall, with 7n dense blocks outer leaf and a 3.6n aerated blocks for the inner...
So, we have a piece of Land with a Static Caravan on it.
The previous owner lived in the caravan since 1985 and was granted a...
Or can you build scaffolding all the way around the barn and cover it the scaffold with sheeting?
Then carry out the work under the cover of the...
Thanks for the reply.
What about if the sides were removed and the roof was “suspended” while block walls were built? Then simply work through...
I have some questions about permitted development and Class Q development.
If a plot of land has an agricultural building on it that...
Has anyone got any advice with using natural stone as a finish to my dense block walls?#
I have built my extension but I am scared of...
I am trying to decide what to do with my gable end on my self build.
I’m trying to do the whole project myself, but I’m scared about...
so what is the best way to vertical DPC?
Do I run a disc cutter down the full height of the wall and slip in a DPC membrane and...
Hi guys, A bit of advice again please!
Please see the attached image.
Question 1: Is it ok to connect a new wall to an existing wall and have...
advice required please!
is it ok to hang floor joists as shown in the attached image?
Reason for asking:
I am raising the roof on...
Thanks for the reply.
The render thickness will be 20mm (ish).
I will aim for 30-40mm projection after the render.
Hi all, I have a couple of queeries with installing UPVC windows.
1: Fixing the top of the window into a Catnic.
I have read that the windows...
How much projection or overhang would people suggest i have from the finished render.
I am about to order windows for my self build,...
Thanks for the reply!
fingers crossed that it is nothing more than that.
the other thing I should add is that the blocks were all stored outside...
There are few photos attached.
Can I get some advise on what cause these cracks please?
the blocks have been in place for about 2 or 3...
that’s what I need!!!
had completely overlook and missed these!!
I’ll get shopping right away!
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