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  1. R

    Engineered oak 3mm tolerance

    Chaps, A quickie that I'd rather was specific'y... I'm told that 3mm tolerance is ok for 14mm thick engineered oak flooring. Seems a bit 'bouncy' in places underfoot after my test lay of first couple rows. (Dip check off straight edge shows no more than 3mm) Should I be concerned or push on...
  2. Jayb75

    Levelling floor for Hearth installation

    Hi. I am wanting to level the floor where I will be installing a multi-fuel stove on a hearth. The depth in the opening is approx 2-3cm and then surrounding area is the depth of parquet flooring approx 1cm. Was thinking of a mix of sharp sand and cement for the deeper bit (that maybe exposed to...
  3. G

    Levelling workshop floor

    Morning, I have recently laid a concrete base in the garden for a new workshop. It is larger than the workshop base as it will also be a woodstore and shelter for garden furniture etc. consequently it was constructed with a fall so water drains from the back and sides. Obvious issue now is...
  4. M

    How do I slope this tiled shower floor ?

    Hi guys, 8 years ago had an inexperienced friend of a friend who tiles my bathroom flooring in an attempt to fix the shower floor, the water sadly would slope outwards into the stair landing area, it is a wet room. Problem is I would like to remove these tiles, but re-concrete the floor with...
  5. K

    Screeding over bitumen residue on concrete floor

    Good afternoon everybody, I have recently purchased a house with old asbestos floor tiles. I am having these removed after being convinced by others to screed over - luckily only one bedroom and hallway was completed. The screeding/latex has laminated (like puff pastry) and is breaking up. I...
  6. O

    Levelling upstairs floor

    Another little job at the House of Pain- over its 200 years it has acquired a bit of a lean- the bedroom floors are 70mm lower one side than the other (the drop is across the joists, it is the walls that have sunk not the timber). There is a bit of sag in the middle of the joists (about 10mm)...
  7. GoodOne

    to level floor for hearth installation

    Hi All, I need to level the flooring for the new hearth, which I remove from the previous extended hearth that goes lower than the floor level. Any advise what cement should i used to level it before i place the hearth. And by looking at the picture the next thing i should do is to level the...
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