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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    Yes, it is another solid brick wall. Ignore the trellis I'm going to get rid. The other question, I cannot build the retaining block wall in front of the steps as it will block a shed door. Could I drill rebar into the bottom step and build up from there, with hollow breeze blocks filled with...
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    I think I am ok to box it and raise the lip above the level of they pavers.
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    @Ian H that's a really good plan. Certainly doable in budget. Really good cheers. I don't know why I never thought of filling it with MOT. I was thinking empty or concrete.
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    Thank you @John D v2.0 That's handy info, and I'm defo glad I'm covered. I do still want to flatten it tho as it will look better and be a useful little patio. So were it yours, any ideas?
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    apparently, were anyone to fall down them we would not be convered by insurance, also when it comes time to sell there could be an issue. Essentially it doesn't meet some code. I can see how it is dangerous, they door opens over the 2nd step down. We need 1.2m of flat ground in front of the...
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    Shed/outbuilding rebuild/garden

    To make up for my previous error - (query in a non-query forum) I thought I would share my DIY project. We bought a house just over a year ago, which had a massive garden, which the previous owner liked to let grow, and a rotting shed, against which a previous previous owner built a concrete...
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    Patio/Concrete Steps

    Hi All, We have recently had outward opening french doors installed at the rear of our house. The installer let us know that we need to have an initial step of 1.2M level in front of the door to allow them to open. I am looking now at how best to achieve this. I could try and destroy what is...
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    Apologies, this is a lesson in reading the Forum rules before posting. Is there a way I can remove the above? Or Moderators feel free to zap it.
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    Concrete Steps/Patio

    Hi All, We have recently had outward opening french doors installed at the rear of our house. The installer let us know that we need to have an initial step of 1.2M level in front of the door to allow them to open. I am looking now at how best to achieve this. I could try and destroy what is...
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