1. B

    Distorted Roof Beam

    We have just had a homebuyers survey report come back for the property we are selling and they have advised on a structural engineer for a distorted/deflected beam (pictures attached) - The buyer of the property is happy to proceed only if a structural engineer is brought out and the work is...
  2. O

    Insulate my Logcabin

    I want to insulate my log cabin as economically as possible and would like to keep it warm as much as possible for 6 to 8 hours between 15 to 20 degrees. My log cabin is 4mX4m and the tallest point is 260cm ( 2.6m). So I guess the side walls are 2.4m. it doesn't have studs except on the roof...
  3. A

    Broken Breeze block in loft

    Can anyone recommend on what to do with this? We have lived in the house for almost 2 years now (newly built 2020) Never had reason to go in the loft at all as we cannot use it as storage, but went up this morning and found that one of the blocks on the gable end has half of it missing, not...
  4. JD2012

    Fixing gaps in a Concrete Door Step.

    I was wondering what forum readers would suggest to fill in horizontal gaps between a front door step and the door. They are not huge gaps. I think its just caused by shrinkage as the house is about 60 years old. I was thinking something along the lines of a mastic sealant as I want to be easy...