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  1. Hello, sorry another notification from me, thank...

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    Hello, sorry another notification from me, thank you for replying
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  2. @Sean...

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    @Sean @DDP Decor @Dtp @LG Painting thank you for your replies
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  3. Hello, thank you so much for your reply. 😊

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    Hello, thank you so much for your reply. 😊
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  4. @CCC Services...

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    @CCC Services thank you for your reply🙂​​​​​​​
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  5. Hi @Lee Austin...

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    Hi @Lee Austin @gordon thank you for your replies 🙂
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  6. Hi @Ajw...

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    Hi @Ajw @Sean @Arthur Thank you so much for your replies,😊
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  7. Who would I hire for a bathroom renovation?

    Posted by Katy, 19-02-21
    Question: We are looking to renovate our bathroom which will include knocking the toilet wall down to join up the bathroom / toilet - reposition radiator - board up one doorway - new bathroom suite...
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  8. Can boards be screwed to the rafters or a legs needed to board the loft

    Posted by Katy, 18-02-21
    Question: I want to board out my loft, it has insulation on the floor but no boards, can boards be screwed/nailed to the rafters or are legs needed
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  9. Which trades do I need to install a downstairs shower?

    Posted by Katy, 18-02-21
    Question: I have a shower tray in a corner, with two tiled walls and one short and long (with door) glass panels. There is an electric Mira installed. I would like an open shower with an overhead...
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  10. Should a full length pipe have been fitted outside to a drain?

    Posted by Katy, 18-02-21
    Question: We are awaiting a plumber from our insurance to repair the boiler but meanwhile the hot water is pouring down our outer wall and stripping all the white stone covering away. Should a full...
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  11. What can I do about a squeaky weyroc floor in the bathroom?

    Posted by Katy, 18-02-21
    Question: We have a Weyroc floor in our bathroom. The toilet leaked and since then the floor is terribly squeaky, what can be done about it? Will we need a new floor? The floor is tiled with Lino...
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  12. What alternatives are there for a plastic lean to roof?

    Posted by Katy, 18-02-21
    Question: We bought a house with a wooden open lean to with a corrugated plastic roof with a few holes in it. I don't like the look of the plastic but I like the light that it let's in. Are there any...
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  13. Can I have a cavity wall insulation?

    Posted by Katy, 17-02-21
    Question: I have a late Victorian mid terrace property, with, I understand a narrow cavity wall, circa 1 inch, it cavity wall insulation possible or advisable?
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  14. How can I keep my guttering pipe in place

    Posted by Katy, 17-02-21
    Question: i have a long straight gutter coming down from roof onto flat roof where it joins a 90 degree guttering pipe which goes into another that connects into another that runs off flat roof -...
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  15. Which trade do I need to reinforce the sealant joint in the conservatory?

    Posted by Katy, 17-02-21
    Question: Our surveyor said the sealant joint between the conservatory and the main wall is inherently weak. Who do we need to contact to look at it for us. Thanks
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  16. Can I add cladding to a mouldy boundary wall?

    Posted by Katy, 16-02-21
    Question: We have a fairly deep wall down our drive that is very wet and unsightly that is caused by damp coming from a neighbour that refuses to do anything to the wall which is there's. We need to...
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  17. What permissions do I need for a garage extension?

    Posted by Katy, 16-02-21
    Question: I want to extend my double garage by 5' & fit electric roller door. Garage width 16'. What permissions do I need ?
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  18. Can you use a damp proof course for a new dry ridge installation?

    Posted by Katy, 16-02-21
    Question: I had a new dry ridge installed on my roof about 2 years ago. The installer appears to have used damp proof course material underneath the ridge tiles rather than the proper membrane that I...
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  19. @Sean...

    Posted by Katy, 16-02-21
    @Sean @DDP Decor So this is when I find out the word stripper was in the swear filter... I've taken that out now and fixed your posts so it doesn't look like you're swearing...!

    ​​​​​​​Thank you...
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  20. Is an overhang on a breakfast bar safe?

    Posted by Katy, 15-02-21
    Question: I have 2cm quartz on my breakfast bar and the overhang is 9cm. Is this safe please?
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  21. What's an environmentally friendly method of removing paint from a staircase?

    Posted by Katy, 15-02-21
    Question: We have a 1930's staircase that is boarded and painted with several layers of paint. It all needs removing prior to it being repainted. I am asthmatic and don't want anything that is...
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  22. Should I use a contractor or find individual trades for my house renovation?

    Posted by Katy, 15-02-21
    Question: I need my house renovated from attic insulation and boarding out and attic stairs. New doors and windows. New kitchen from design to finish. Complete new flooring throughout and re...
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  23. Hi @Marc...

    Posted by Katy, 11-02-21
    Hi @Marc thank you very much for your reply! 😊
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  24. Do I need to install an integrated or freestanding dishwasher?

    Posted by Katy, 11-02-21
    Question: Installing a dishwasher in a space by sink that now has a 60 cm wide cabinet. Would I need an integrated or freestanding? Full size possible? I have the plumbing connection under the sink...
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  25. Can I connect the mains gas to a bbq grill

    Posted by Katy, 10-02-21
    Question: I am wanting to get a BBQ Area built which will feature a traditional coal pit BBQ, but next to it (separated by a brick wall) I want to put a gas BBQ grill. Can this be connected to mains...
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