drainage

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    Issue with neighbour’s foul water drainage

    Hi All, The house next door was purchased by someone who revamped it to sell. He did the majority of the work himself. Whilst remodelling the kitchen he diverted the foul waste to the surface water drain. Now the new owners have moved in and are using the kitchen the rain drain at the side of...
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    Patio higher than DPC and new foundations

    Hi, this is my first post, I hope the below will make sense. We have been doing some research online but still in a bit of a quandary about what to do! We have had a small new extension put in with bifold doors in place however the foundations and new DPC are below the patio. Unfortunately the...
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    Garden drainage - soakaway solution?

    Currently landscaping our garden (10m x 8m) and want to deal with drainage issues. Garden is boggy in rain and drainage is generally poor. It also slopes down about 4 inches from left to right. We have a patio at the end of the garden going across most of the width. As you look at it, the...
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    Need advice! Rear extension up to line of junction

    Hello! We are building rear extension at the moment, our roof is pitched roof (gable roof) and our neiboughour is shed roof (slope roof), so our roof edge is generally lower than the neiboughour's Our builder said that it's better to have around 100-150mm gap between our extension wall to the...
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    Extension party wall drainage - leave a gap or not?

    Hi everyone, I'm going to do a rear extension, and as from the attached photo, my neighbour has already extended a bit, and we have signed the party wall agreement with them. My builder suggested to not build a wall alongside my neighbour's, instead, they'll build a new wall and leave about...
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    connect a channel drain to a down pipe?

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    New Bathroom - Drainage, Pipes, is this plan good?

    Hello I am about to start my tiling in my upstairs bathroom which I delayed from last year. I just made a quick sketch of my drainage plan. Please see below, is it all good for Uk Regs. My Building Officer told me that it is best to use 50mm. then connect your 40mm pipes to it. Using riding...
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    Grounds Drainage Advice...

    Hoping someone may be able to offer some guidance on some groundworks drainage here. Close to completing on a new property and plan to complete a double-story side and single story rear wraparound extension. The image below shows the existing house as the red box, with the new extension in...
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    Pitch Fiber

    First time renovators, just trying to get to bottom of pipe work options. Context: classic 1960’s semi, end of run of 5 houses, poorly constructed conservatory on back of house, and want to complete bigger wraparound extension. Sewerage pipe currently runs under conservatory (constructed...
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    Water pump

    Hello. Help or advice needed. Every time I clean patio puddles form along the fence panel. Due to neighbours garden being lower level than mine this dirty water then ends up in their patio. I do mop it up but was wondering if there some kind of cheap pump (not much money so cheaper the better)...
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    Damp…air brick or drainage, both ?

    I have recently bought this house and there is some damp coming through the new plaster at one side of the bay on the inside. Pics below of inside and out. I don’t know where to start with it- the most obvious is the lack of adequate drainage from the main drain from the roof but could it also...
  12. AudioDave

    Drain cover

    Hi folks I have this buchan trap in my garden, the area I want to monoblock. I'd like to replace the concrete lid with something more aesthetically pleasing. But can't seem to find anything. I know it needs to be vented etc. The shaft size is 360x240 (inside measurements). Could I corbel...
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    Connecting drain to closed boss on bottle gully

    Hi, I’d like to use a bottle gully which currently takes the output from a roof downspout to take the output from a perforated pipe drain I plan to run behind a new retaining wall in the garden. The bottle gully in question has closed boss inlets (eg marley ug50). Presumably you need to solvent...
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    What is this?

    Just wondering if anyone knows what this would be covering? It's directly next to the waste pipe and on neighbouring properties is where the gutter downpipe would be, and/or a drain, as we have neither (for reasons unknown, our gutter runs into a water butt nearby and no open drain)
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    Subfloor soakaway issue

    Hi, I've read lots of threads with similar problems to this issue but still struggling to find a solution. Context...I live in a 1930s semi on a hillside. Some neighbours have reported have soggy gardens/water under floorboards and one neighbour has a pipe in their garden which gushes...
  16. adamthriver

    Filling a Large Hole in the garden

    Hi everyone, We inherited a very large and deep hole in the garden. It is about 15 meters x 15 meters and about 1.5 meter deep. It was probably dug out with the intention of creating a large pond but just left there. We would like to fill it up so the final thing is a levelled garden, but would...
  17. Cjffff

    Bridging pipework with lintels

    Hi all, long time guest user but first post here. We are currently having a single storey extension built. There are various private and public sewers that run under the extension with a man hole having been removed. The next obstacle is bridging this pipework for the foundations, because of...
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    110mm to sink waste

    Hi all, I'm about to lay the 110mm soil pipe needed to route my kitchen sink, washing machine etc. to the main drain, before pouring the slab for the base of my new floor. I was planning on having bends vertically up through the slab in order to connect to 40mm waste pipe etc. Would welcome...
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    Water around house foundations

    Having a conservatory installed ground works guys started digging foundations trench, as they got close to back wall of house the ground was found to be wet, they dug deeper and found flowing water up against the house foundations. Water board and council have carried out numerous checks to find...
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    ASHP installation / mount point and draingage

    I'm installing a 16kw air source heat pump next week, and need to put in a spot to anchor it. I'm wondering if people can comment on how they've installed them and what has worked? I'm aware this ASHP will put off a lot of water (60-100l a day) and there's an inlet for sewer/waste water (it's a...
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