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  1. Lauren great subject……. the choice of paint...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 11-05-22
    Lauren
    great subject…….

    the choice of paint is vast,
    first find out what the cabinets door are made of?

    its all in the prep kitchen cabinets musr be washed though before painting

    use...
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  2. Chestersueiy I would recommend 100% you...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 06-05-22
    Chestersueiy

    I would recommend 100% you either project manage it yourself (if you feel confident too & understand the sequence of events that need prioritising)
    if not then hire someone!!
    ...
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  3. ChelseaDave oh would be great to share with the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 28-02-22
    ChelseaDave
    oh would be great to share with the community perhaps the cat office can help?
    10 Replies
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  4. Ajw great question many brands are great...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 22-02-22
    Ajw
    great question

    many brands are great these days

    Dulux
    little Green Paint
    Farrow & Ball

    Grey & Green
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  5. AKW1970 ​​​​​​​you need to get an estimate from...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 12-02-22
    AKW1970
    ​​​​​​​you need to get an estimate from a fencing contractor or local handyman share some pictures
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  6. Chiara All the jobs you’ve listed are...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 12-02-22
    Chiara
    All the jobs you’ve listed are independent Usually the cavity wall insulation is carried out from the exterior- Approved contractors drill holes through the bricks.
    i would organise the...
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  7. ChelseaDave I like your comments regarding the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 10-02-22
    ChelseaDave
    I like your comments regarding the thermostat really great advice……✅
    The covers I’ve decorated have aways had a solid top shelf with an open front/face slot design - sometime turned...
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  8. Nickvoc hello Great question ✅ Simple answer...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 10-02-22
    Nickvoc
    hello
    Great question ✅

    Simple answer is yes heat from the radiator is radiated from the front of the radiator as well as upward, imagine placing a sofa in front of it.
    On every job ive...
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  9. SalKhan glad the checkatrade community is...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-02-22
    SalKhan
    glad the checkatrade community is proving resourceful.

    sure

    1. Brushes - Proform Blaze - Monarch Advance - Arrowworthy Classic- Picaasso
    Zachory

    2. Roller sleeves - Two fussy...
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  10. Lauren Thank you appreciate that……👍 i used to...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-02-22
    Lauren
    Thank you appreciate that……👍
    i used to be part of a regular Phone in with BBC Radio Norfolk

    Solving Decorating & diy problems with their listeners.

    Was so much fun 🙌
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  11. SalKhan hello ive only just found this question...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 02-02-22
    SalKhan
    hello ive only just found this question
    a great answer from Sean.
    i agree a matt finish (no sheen)
    is not a good choice.
    Sometimes when painting doors and general woodwork from white...
    11 Replies
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  12. Bricks creaking floors drive me & my customers...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 26-01-22
    Bricks
    creaking floors drive me & my customers mad!

    1. Is this traditional floor boards?
    2. Chipboard flooring

    if old timber consider checking whats under the area thats creaking- for...
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  13. Lauren A great list I totally agree with all of...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 26-01-22
    Lauren
    A great list I totally agree with all of them.

    1. I would add that the drains that the rain water runs away, often get blocked too!
    which can lead to water over flowing onto foot paths -...
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  14. Woogs5426 My pleasure do your research on which...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 24-01-22
    Woogs5426
    My pleasure do your research on which is the best option
    happy to have armed you with ideas, & suggestions
    keep us updated-how you progress.

    you need a good plumber in your local...
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  15. The link is for a product that is able to pump...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 24-01-22
    The
    link is for a product that is able to pump waste water upwards. So for example if you had a toilet, sink or shower in a basement it would be able to pump the waste water up to where the soil...
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  16. Woogs5426 Hi i would say it’s definitely...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 23-01-22
    Woogs5426
    Hi
    i would say it’s definitely possible to create a utility room when your have chosen.

    questions:
    1. Concrete floor?
    2. Wooden floor!
    3. Plasterboard walls?
    4. Solid walls?
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  17. Hi LukeDND yes this would be possible subject...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 23-01-22
    Hi LukeDND

    yes this would be possible subject to you checking with local planning that windows are able to be re positioned.
    however this looks like it could cost quite a bit.
    If your budget...
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  18. Alex good evening. we own a new build house,...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 23-01-22
    Alex
    good evening.
    we own a new build house, which we purchased from new.
    20 years ago!
    my suggestion do the following:

    1. Trace the duct into the loft & see where this exits?
    you may find...
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  19. Hello it would be good to show 2 drawings 1....

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 23-01-22
    Hello
    it would be good to show 2 drawings
    1. Existing layout
    2. New proposed layout with exact position of appliance. Name the new utility Room on the drawing

    ​​​​​​​
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  20. ok on closer investigation i note that the damp...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 06-01-22
    ok
    on closer investigation i note that the damp is wider as it goes down the wall
    i would do the following:

    1. check there are no water pipes internally behind the kitchen wall cabinet. ...
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  21. @Bethan Conroy...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 06-01-22
    @Bethan Conroy
    Happy new Year Bethan.

    Thank you for the additional picture.
    this is incredibly helpful……
    I would recommend that this is where you focus.

    it’s possible that the area behind...
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  22. Bethan Conroy i would investigate in the...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 04-01-22
    Bethan Conroy
    i would investigate in the following order
    1. Roof tile/Slate
    2. Blocked gutting or down pipe
    3. Leaking gutter joint
    4. Over flow pipe from water tank in loft

    ​​​​​​​pictures...
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  23. @Lauren...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 03-01-22
    @Lauren
    Firstly congratulations on the news!
    How exciting for you. My advice is to make as you say a “Check- List”

    1. Length of lease
    2. Maintenance costs (find out everything your supposed to...
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  24. Sean great answer Sean looking at the photos...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 03-01-22
    Sean great answer Sean
    looking at the photos from the original post i can see the lead is laying flat ontop of the roof tiles. I would definitely replace the lead Flashing & ive mostly only ever...
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  25. Hello I would suggest the following before...

    Posted by ToolTalk1, 20-12-21
    Thread: Wall trouble
    Hello
    I would suggest the following before contacting anyone.

    1. look on the outside wall where the water ingress is coming from
    2. Is wall rendered ? Look for cracks & areas where water maybe...
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