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    Kingspan insulation on loft floor - Vapour barrier???

    Agreed. I dont know what roof ventilation is actually installed but i figured it was best to try and stop as much moisture rising into the roof anyway. Thanks for the comments everyone, much appreciated. I'll put the insulation and and guess i'll have to wait until next autumn/winter to see if...
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    Kingspan insulation on loft floor - Vapour barrier???

    We are moving house soon and the new house only has very limited insulation in the loft. Was hoping to board some of the loft over for storage. So to achieve a decent level of insulation without having to raise the floor above the joist height i was thinking of putting in 90-100mm kingspan...
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    Solid plywood internal door

    I had thought of using 2 sheets of 6mm ply over a 24mm ply frame but this worked out more expensive than 2 sheets of 18mm. I could make it from 2 sheets of 12mm for the faces and the frame, not sure how much weight this would save and doesn't work out much cheaper. Main concern is screwing into...
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    Solid plywood internal door

    Has anyone made a solid plywood internal door? I am thinking of replacing an internal hollow core hardboard door (about 2000mm x 760mm) with one made of solid birch ply. Im struggling to find anywhere that sells single sheets of 35mm birch ply so was planning on cutting 2 18mm sheets to size and...
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    Will a electric car charger trip an RCD

    Thanks for the input. Main concern was whether turning on a 13a charger would trip the RCD as would be a sudden increase in current but I assume the chargers manage the current rather than suddenly drawing 13a.
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    Will a electric car charger trip an RCD

    Planning on purchasing an i3 and looking at charging solutions as an interim until I get a charging point installed on the front of my house (as will need drop kerb fitted by council). I have a garage at the back (about 20-30m away from house) and was planning on running a 2.5mm diameter run of...
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