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    Skirting boards and interior doors if floor is lowered

    Hi Novice DIYer here. We'd like to remove the laminate flooring in our hallway to reveal the original floorboards underneath. Obviously this will make the floor lower, as the laminate + chipboard was about 8mm deep. Please can someone advise what we'd do to the skirting board? Remove and...
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    Removing laminate - effect on skirting boards

    Hi Novice DIYer here. We'd like to remove the laminate flooring in our hallway to reveal the original floorboards underneath. Obviously this will make the floor lower, as the laminate + chipboard was about 8mm deep. Please can someone advise what we'd do to the skirting board? Remove and...
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    Install air vent in previously Tanked basement?

    The basement is somewhat funnel-shaped, with a large square area containing the main area of the room, and a much narrower area roughly the same length again toward to the front end of the house. The picture with the desk faces the rear of the house. The farthest end of the 'funnel /...
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    Install air vent in previously Tanked basement?

    Thanks Russell. I was travelling before so excuse any typos. I have uploaded new photo * NB I can't seem to make the rotation work properly. So hope you don't mind tilting your head to the left! * 1 - Stairs down to the basement from our hallway. In front is the front of the house (where...
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    Install air vent in previously Tanked basement?

    Hi, Thanks for your reply. Sorry that the plan is not very clear. The basement is the shaded area on the plan, but doesnt eextens as wide across the property. It finishes in line with the doors you see in the middle. It's accessed by an open staircase from our hallway. The rooms...
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    Install air vent in previously Tanked basement?

    Hi We've just purchased a Victorian flat with a tanked basement, fully decorated and being used as a study. Our surveyor said it appeared in good condition, with no damp nor damage noted, but that we should consider installing some sort of ventilation system. He noted an odour but was sure...
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