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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Thanks everyone. Roof all done and covered. Filled all voids with the leftover drytherm cavity slabs. Thanks again.
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Gonch, Wrap the ends in dpm? Cheers
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Thanks woody. Should I have bricked in between the outrigger joists (or whatever they're called) I added two course higher to the outside and notched the ends so I can have a smaller fascia. Thanks all, really appreciate your help as I have the rubber man coming tomorrow!
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Thanks gonch. How would you pick up the fascia boards then from the joists then? I thought that's how Fascia's and soffits were fitted to joists left over hanging? I found these examples on the internet... Thanks
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Any one else out there to help? Thanks. Happy new year!
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Thanks vin, What do you mean by looks confusing? The outrigger joists / noggins were intended to pick up the fascia boards. Which part have I done wrong do you think? Thanks
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    Insulating behind fascia board in between joists

    Hi all, I've just done my first flat roof and I've left noggins to pick up the Fascia's where the joists run parallel to the wall. The joists overhang at the front also for the fascia. The brickwork is two course higher on the outside so I could have a smaller fascia board by the time the warm...
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    10 x 2 joist centres for flat roof

    Cheers boys, I went for the 400. thanks
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    10 x 2 joist centres for flat roof

    Hi all, I'm putting 10 x 2 joists in for a flat roof. The span is about 3m from wall plate into steel and then the same out of the other side of the steel to the fascia. The steel section is 254 tall so I've gone for 10x 2 to give a flat roof and a flush ceiling. Can anyone advise on the...
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    Large flat roof. Best covering options?

    Hi all, I’m having a flat roof on an extension I am building and the area is approximately 8m x 6m - 48m2 (not taking into account the skylights) please can anyone recommend a roofing system that’s suitable for large areas such as this. It will be visible from the upstairs windows but I...
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Thanks colinc What is the best material for the studs to be made of? I've seen stainless steel, bzp, carbide steel etc etc and different grades. I have some m12 x 160 anchor studs but by the time I've left them sticking out the resin they may only have 100mm bearings in the concrete? The...
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Thanks dom_k, Where can I buy this grout from in the East Midlands? Are there any nationwide builders merchants that sell it? The column will eventually be supporting a second story extension. When packing up the base plate to the column do you just put shims under the plate in between the...
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Dom_k Do you have to shim and slurry the steel? If level can it just be fixed Down directly to the pad foundation? What type of slurry do you use? Thanks
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Newboy, Sorry what does that mean exactly and how do I find that out? This was all drawn out by a structural engineer. Thanks
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Thanks Newboy, do you know what size hole you'd drill. If the rods are 12mm how much bigger do you allow the hole? Thanks
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    steel column fixings to concrete pad fondation. help!

    Hello, I’m just about to fit some steels on my self build extension extension and I have the following questions- Do I need to use any kind of dry pack mortar or can I bolt straight down onto the pad foundation I have laid. It’s pretty flat as I levelled and smoothed it of after pouring...
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    Solid wall lintel type

    Anyone?
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    Solid wall lintel type

    Hi all, I'm currently removing some patio doors to shorten the opening height to allow for double doors and a wall plate for a flat roof which will run across the sagging soldiers. I'm going to add a lintel as there's no external one at present (1930's semi). I just wanted to know if it's OK to...
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    Wall plate needed?

    Did you poach that from somewhere else?
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    Wall plate needed?

    Thanks woody, You're a good egg.
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