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    Backfill?

    Thanks Noseall. I have a another question regarding the internal wall (blocks), i don't have a trench dug for it but the BCO mentioned i had to lay a thicker concrete slab for it (when i get to put up the internal wall). My question is do i dig a shallowish trench for the internal wall...
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    Backfill?

    How many mm below dpc should i backfill? My footings are 1m deep and 600mm wide. Is it best to have 2blocks + 1 brick inner and 7 engineering bricks on outer?
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    fall on a drain

    Thanks Red, I've got planning permission + given in a building notice, nothing has been been agreed as such re the drains. But i defo will run it through with him on his visit. Thanks for the help anyhow, very much appreciated.
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    fall on a drain

    Go easy on me..... :cry:
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    fall on a drain

    sorry noseall i do try and be clear as i can, but i'm still learning. :oops:
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    fall on a drain

    I tried to ad a diagram i did in paint, but didn't know how to upload. however its just as i've described in the post. Is it not clear?
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    fall on a drain

    :oops: thats what i meant. I may be wrong, but this diagram look as though the drain run is around the out side of the building. Mine is going to be on the inside. As i m building on the side of the house. Going back to the illustration, i could use that to maybe better explain my...
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    fall on a drain

    Of course i'll definatley discuss with BCO. You have me on the toilet WC rodding :? I have no idea is the answer to that. The only IC is at the front of the house, and this WC would be 3m behind it. again sorry if this sounds a little dumb, but are you saying i need to have a IC behind...
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    fall on a drain

    Its all through the regs anyhow, fees have been paid :(
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    fall on a drain

    Thanks Red, 3m away from manhole is going to be a wc, and further 4m off that is the 7m point where the kitchen sink will be. Its all straight hence rodding wont be a problem. If this set up is allowed its not going to yield any foul smell in the kitchen or in the garden through the gully...
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    fall on a drain

    Thanks guys, thats fantastic. I have a pretty much straight run from the extension to the out building hence i think i could get a away having a manhole. Just to be sure, from manhole to the end of extension which is going to be a kitchen is 7 meters i'll have a straight run with 175mm fall...
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    fall on a drain

    Hi all, Me and a builder friend are digging out a drain line and need some advice. The inspection chamber is 1 meter in depth, I need to run the drain 7 meters from chamber, what should the fall be on this? How many cm below ground should the drain be at the 7 meter point? Also i would like...
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    minimum bedroom size and building regs

    HELLO FREDDY, YOU AT IT AGAIN :mrgreen:
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    Adding insulation to cold roof to make warm roof

    Freddy at it again, you better loosen up if you wanna stick around freddy boy. Many of us have had it up to the neck with you....if truth be told. Im sorry..... .......dear :mrgreen:
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    conservatory infront of a extended room

    Noseall, i've been given permission to build extension to rear of the house. there is currently a garage which i will be cutting in to. More than half of the garage will still be left that i'd like to turn into a conservatory. its been there for more than 10years, reasoning i may not need...
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    conservatory infront of a extended room

    mointainwalker wrote: OK diy, please explain the real difference between "having" and "being able to get " in this context . The latter still caused you to ask follow-on questions , did it not and could have been incorporated into the initial question? Mointainwalker, i just cant help...
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    concrete flooring

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    conservatory infront of a extended room

    Just a quick question regards to a conservatory, can a conservatory be built infront of a already extended room? Will i need planning for it? Thanks in advance.
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    Car Turning Space needed

    You think! :mrgreen: :oops: im sorry.....
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