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    Flitch beam / joist

    Hello, have to repair an undersized and badly notched joist 38x175mm sitting in an intermediate floor connected to the ceiling below. The joist is sagging but also has a slope resulting in a lower level support in the middle of the flat (double span joists). A metal plate 8x150mm would be...
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    Masonry void fill - structural

    Hi, I have to fill in the void of a removed chimney breast because half of a padstone supporting a UC 203x203x71 is situated there. How would you fill in the void (16cm thick) ? Blocks, bricks? A lintel may be required to build from, but unsure where to situate it.