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  1. B

    Typical Cost to Paint House

    I am looking to get my house exterior painted. Just looking for typical prices as I really have no idea. I live in a 3 bed end terrace.
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    Looking for recomendation - Gas vs Electric heating

    Hi, I'll prefix all this with, whatever solution I go for, I will be getting qualified tradesmen to do it for me. I live in a 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment that currently has a gas boiler with a storage water tank. This setup is 30 years old, and the boiler is a Ideal Mexico Super 2 CF80. The...
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    Cost to replace 1970s bungalow steel window lintels

    Hi, We have a 1970s bungalow, the gable end seems to have an issue with the original steel window lintels having rusted. One window has a gap in the pointing of about 12mm where the bricks have raised all the way along. The other window has a door as well so a bigger span, gap in pointing at...
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    Complete breakdown of material costs

    I just wondered if anyone had posted a comprehensive breakdown of their costs for an extension? And I mean a spreadsheet of everything from bricks, blocks and wall ties, to roof timber, tiles and nails. I appreciate that every project is different, but it would be really useful to see some of...
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    Keep same roofline or lower, and cut into wall

    In the planning stages of a two storey side extension, where it will sit on slightly lower ground (400-900mm) than the main house (live on a hill). I understand that local authorities sometimes prefer extensions to be subservient to the main house but I've been told by an officer (at a...
  6. L

    New roof cost

    Hello everyone, new to the forum, ive just moved into a property and my attention has now turned to the roof, I knew the roof wasn't in great shape when I bought the house and throughout the years there is evidence of repair jobs and replaced tiles. The house was built somewhere between the...
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    Fixed price but builder demanding extra money

    Hi Could I ask anyone more experienced than myself their opinion on this situation. Essentially I agreed a price with a builder including a fixed price for making a large family room and replacing the kitchen etc. This included a list of tasks and any other reasonable tasks to complete the...
  8. J

    Cost for extension to join house to detached garage

    Potentially buying a house with a detached double garage which we want to turn into an additional room, the only problem would be its not connected to the house, what would be th cost to build a small type of hallway to connect the side door of house to side door of garage. It would only need...
  9. L

    Mortar holes + bees = bad combination

    Long story short - last year, bees took up residence in my nice sunny south-facing wall, right next to my bedroom. Noisy things they were too, but just had to wait for the little blighters to go (didn't even leave me any honey to say thanks). I need to get something done about it before they...
  10. J

    Hallway extension to garage possible?

    Just wondered what type of cost id be looking at to make a basic hallway from the house side door to the detached garage? Its about 4m in length and would want about 1.5 metres wide. So it runs along side of house then and wouldnt need to knock anything down. Im thinking of buying a house which...
  11. J

    extending garage (with pic)

    Looking at purchasing a property and would like to widen the garage by around 1 metre which would come to the fence and brick up the front garage door (would possible add window), before going ahead with purchasing the property I'd like some advice on a rough estimate of doing this. I...
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    Replacing a Conventional Boiler with Combi.

    I have an estimate to supply & fit a new Baxi Duotec 33 combi boiler to replace my old conventional boiler. I wonder if someone could have a look and let me know if this sounds fair? Drain and remove old boiler Alter pipework to suit Remove HW Cylinder Upgrade gas supply to 22mmm pipe Supply...
  13. eveares

    How much is your annual Electricity usage. Mine is 5,145 kWhs

    Just looked at our electricity usage for the last 12 months, and it is 5,145 kWhs. Just wondering how this compares to others on here? My place is a 4 Bedroom detached dormer bungalow, Two Electric Ovens & Induction Hob, All LED Lighting, UPS protected network equipment/4 PoE IP cams running...
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    Guttering, facias and downpipe replacement.

    Hi All, I'm just looking for advice on pricing up replacement of our guttering, facias and downpipes. We've had one quote advising that we need 40 metres (seamless aluminium guttering) downpipes and pvc facias and we are looking at a price of £4600. it is a 3 bed detached 8x6mts with 2 bay...
  15. eveares

    Thin Slate Worktop (1500mm x 460 mm) How much will cost?

    I want to get a thin (5-15mm) slate worktop for my bathroom as the water what splashes up from my recessed sink is starting to ruin the top of the cabinets around my sink. I need it to be 1500mm x 460mm and want a smooth raw slate finish - a bit like slate roof tiles. Thus my questions are...
  16. eveares

    My 27Kw Real Time Energy Usage...

    Just though I would see how much Power and Current I could pull with all my devices in my house switch on. Photo below is from the dashboard of my Efergy Engage online whole-house energy monitor. My Real Time Energy Usage by eveares posted 17 Jun 2016 at 8:47 PM Also worth noting that there...
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    Gas central heating Installation cost.

    Just trying to get an idea of the cost. If its to much will stick to the woodburner and single radiator (n) Living in a three bed semidetached. I would be looking for a Combi boiler, 6 radiators one of which would be a towel one for the bathroom. Thermostatic shower. The works really. Living...
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