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    cooker hood

    I want to buy a cooker hood to go over a 700mm gas hob and have £200 to spend.The two chimney style types that Im looking at either come with a stainless steel hood or have a piece of curved glass.Does anyone have the experience to know if one is better than the other when it comes to extracting...
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    bathroom floor

    I have fixed down 4mm ply[sounds like i should have used 6mm] over t+g floorboards in my 3mx3m upstairs bathroom.I am about to fit new w/c,ceramic shower tray,sink unit[4 legs],skirting boards and threshold.Can I lay some sort of vinyl floor sheeting down and then silicone everything down on top...
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    skimming over rusty screws

    Im about to skim a plasterboarded ceiling that had been put up some time ago and exposed to a lot of dampness.Although the building is now dry and the boards seem o.k[a bit dirty though],the p/b screw heads are rusty.Is there something I should treat these with and if so ,what drying/setting...
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    Plastering over kingspan

    I have fiixed 60mmm insulated p/b to walls but due to the sloping ceiling there is a 75mm gap(should have cut angle on top of p/b ).I have filled the gap with expanding foam and then raked it back an inch from p/b level.Do I now fill this with bonding plaster or is something else a better...
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    Plastering over kingspan

    I have fiixed 60mmm insulated p/b to walls but due to the sloping ceiling there is a 75mm gap(should have cut angle on top of p/b ).I have filled the gap with expanding foam and then raked it back an inch from p/b level.Do I now fill this with bonding plaster or is something else a better...
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    window reveals-insulating+plastering

    I have fixed{dot + dabbed} 60mm insulated plasterboard to single hollow block wall,and I am about to set the anglebeads and insulate around the two window reveals.The depth of reveal is 120mm(70mm p/b and bonding,50mm concrete block].My problem is I only have room for 1 cm of insulation before...
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    fixing floorboards to 19mm plywood

    i wish to lay 19mm full length yellow pine floorboards on my fully dried 70mm screed.I have allowed 38mm from top of screed to top of finished floor level thinking that 19mm wpb plywood would be ok as a sub floor to attach 125mm boards to.What would be best way to fix ply to screed/boards to...
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