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    Mortar cracking around brickwork, advice needed

    Hello, We had all wooden windows replaced over the past 6 years (oldest to most recent). We obviously had some extreme weather recently and it is only this year that we have noticed some cracks around windows in our house. The house was built 1996 on clay soil and is a cavity wall with brick...
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    Subsidence- should I be worried?

    We moved into our Victorian (1875) home nearly 2 years ago. Have only recently noticed these cracks - should we be worried? The patio has been removed below window presumably as this is where the previous owners planned to open up to an extension (which we haven't done) and I'm assuming the...
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    Cracks between the main house and the extension (rear)

    Hello, I am a FTB and offer has been accepted already. During the building survey, the cracks have been mentioned in the report and I am not sure how severe this is and how much this would affect in terms of cost and the structure of the property, safeness, etc. Two storey extension towards the...
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    Cracks in bricks and mortar on 2014 house

    Hi folks First post, and hoping for some advice on two issues (pictures included). We moved into this 2014 built house a year ago; 1) Shortly after moving in we discovered some brickwork under the rear south facing patio doors seems to have shifted out with cracks in the mortar, we think...
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    Crack/gap above new UPVC bay windows

    Hi all, I'm in the process of buying a first floor maisonette, and the downstairs maisonette directly below has recently undergone refurbishment and had its old wooden bay windows replaced with new uPVC ones. (The house is an old 1910 semi-detached house that is now split into 4 x maisonettes)...
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    Conflicting information - Filling

    Hello, I’m about to start some light renovation work which includes filling settlement cracks and gaps in a new build and I’m looking for the correct products for the job. I’ve watched quite a few videos and read a few threads but still confused as to which filler is best. I know everyone has...
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    Discovery of large horizontal crack - pics

    Hi there, I need some help and opinions! We’ve recently moved into our 1950’s bungalow which we’re hoping to convert and add bedrooms/bathroom in the loft space. Before we undertake something bigger like that, we need to replace the existing windows. We noticed some cracking in the wall by...
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