Category : Contstruction Guides

Fascia Boards

  • Carrie Jones
  • March 18, 2020
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  The fascia board is the long, straight board that runs along the lower edge of the roof. The fascia is fixed directly to the lower ends of the roof trusses and usually does all the work of supporting the lower edge of the bottom row of tiles.   A fascia board is technically part…

Portable Toilet Hire

  • Carrie Jones
  • December 18, 2018
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Is your site meeting health & safety regulations?  It is a legal requirement to provide sufficient and suitable welfare facilities on any site. You are likely to incur heavy fines should you fail these standards. Regulation states that it is mandatory that one toilet per every 7 people, working a 40 hour week, is provided.…

Cavity Closers

  • Carrie Jones
  • November 18, 2018
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Why do I need to consider a cavity closer? When a cavity isn’t correctly closed around the window, water ingress is likely to occur, over a short period of time; damp and mould will seep around the frame. Most homeowners are sure to blame the window as they cannot see the cavity closer from within…

Soakaway Crates

  • Carrie Jones
  • October 18, 2018
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What are soakaway crates and why should I be using them? Rainwater soakaway systems are a traditional way of disposing surface water from buildings. Soakaways are probably the most common form of surface water disposal and have previously been a primitive system of filling a hole in the ground with coarse stone, this allows surface…

Underground Drainage

  • Carrie Jones
  • September 18, 2018
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Why Underground Drainage? Not only are the right tools and products very important in the installation of underground drainage but the knowledge and skills too. Whilst it isn’t a complicated task, making mistakes could lead to a lot of damage and consequently you may find yourselves in trouble with the local Building Control Department. Building…