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    Have I fudged up?! Wrong plywood ??

    No squeaks yet! I also primed some areas and poured some self levelling compound which has been set about 24 hours with no cracks yet! Next job is fibreboard and laminate. The fitting a kitchen next week... This diy stuff seems never ending!!!
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    How flexible is Self levelling compound??

    I've just finished replacing all my floorboards in the kitchen (suspended floor) with 18mm plywood. It's reasonably level and I've used a lifetime supply of screws. But there are still a few dips when I skim a large spirit level over some areas. I've seen screwfix do a 'flexible self levelling...
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    Have I fudged up?! Wrong plywood ??

    I left a 1/8th inch gap between boards and caulked all the gaps. I read on a different thread on this forum from years ago that someone did that and got no squeak issues..
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    Have I fudged up?! Wrong plywood ??

    I'll start putting my hair back in!
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    Have I fudged up?! Wrong plywood ??

    I've just finished replacing my old ruined floorboards with 18mm plywood.. All went well and smooth. I got the ply from wickes where it was simply marked up as hardwood plywood 18mm..(8x4) Was about £30 a sheet and seemed nice and solid. Now the jobs done and I've been having a look about...
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    Using excess loft insulation under floorboards??

    Thanks for your replies. Looks like I've just given myself another job to do then! Will garden mesh/netting stapled between the joists do the job??
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    Using excess loft insulation under floorboards??

    hi all and happy new year I live in an early Victorian house with suspended timber floors which can be very cold and draughty... In my loft I have 6 or 7 unused rolls of insulation, I was simply going to spend one afternoon rolling them out in the loft as an extra layer but then wondered if they...
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    Converting a room into a garage?

    My address isn't listed but does come under a conservation area. It was enough hassle getting a sky dish which had to go on the rear of the house... Perhaps I'm being a bit too ambitious with my idea. Would probably be cheaper and easier to move house haha
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    Converting a room into a garage?

    This is my neighbouring property which has a 'workshop entrance' and is the sort of thing I was looking to do but be able to drive my car in rather than just use it for storage like they do
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    Converting a room into a garage?

    A work colleague said something about the size not meeting garage requirements but said when he did some renovation work on his house he was advised that doors/windows need no permission so if I could convince a planning officer that a garage door was a door to a workshop which I just so happen...
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    Converting a room into a garage?

    Here's the external of the house. I own the bit between the dotted red lines...
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    Converting a room into a garage?

    Hi, I've attached the floor plan from when I bought my house.. As you can see it's a bit of an odd layout. It's an old Victorian town/terrace house where the ground floor has been seperated into 2 properties. So 'bedroom 1' is on top of what my neighbour likes to call a cottage... We have no...
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    Here's a quick screen shot from Google Earth of my external wall. The air brick is i guess you would say on the first row of bricks along the bottom.
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    The kitchen was installed by IKEA in approx 2004. We bought the house in March 2014 and the survey said it had non progressive dips in the floor (can't remember exactly how they Worded it) I do think its a bit odd as the skirting board doesn't have a big gap in it.. As if it has either sunk with...
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    Sorry for all the questions! With all this extra weight on the floor would it be worth putting in some noggins and supports under the floorboards and void to stop the floor sagging in the middle?? One last thing is this sort of work likely to cause any dry rot/damp issues. I do keep the air...
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    Do you think this would be adequate if we decided to replace the vinyl floor with a tiled floor when we get the new kitchen fitted (depends on budget when we get the kitchen replaced) as I do like the look of a tiled floor
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    Sounds like a good solution. Ply and self levelling cement on top? Or just ply and Lino like I currently have??
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    To be honest I'd just like to have a level solid feeling floor. We plan on getting a new kitchen fitted next year so would like a nice flat surface for it to go on rather than feeling like we have had a few too many to drink when we walk towards the sink!
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    As you can see it suddenly drops off
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    Levelling sloping floorboards. Ply and cement???

    hi I've posted on here before about options of replacing my ground floor kitchen floor to make it feel more solid. It's an early Victorian terrace house with traditional floorboards. Ideally I'd like to replace the ground floor with solid cement flooring but this seems to be major £££ and it...
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