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Filling big void around UPVC windows

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by alip_93, 30 Jan 2020.

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    Hi all. I'm planning on internally insulating the front of our house and have just stripped back the wallpaper and am taking the UPVC surrounds off the double glazing to fill the voids. There is a massive void above the double glazing in the main bedroom (8 inches between glazing and brick). What should I do to fill this? There is also nothing supporting the plaster in these areas so not sure how to go about fixing the insulation boards. Take back the plaster to the brick and put a few more bricks in?

     
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    Any pictures?

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    Yeah sorry, they hadn't added. Have fixed now.
     
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    Think the image permissions were set to only I can view. Can you see now?
     
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    yes
     
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    you just need some timber infill -its not a big deal

    if you can fit the timber and create a thermal break, great, if you cant, its probably no big deal.
     
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    So fill the void with timber and then can attach the insulated plasterboard to that?
     
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    Yes , will also give easy fixing for curtain rail etc.
     
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    A friend suggested I need a lintel in this gap and then use slate to pack up under the brick.
     
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    Theres already a lintel in there.
     
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