Russell griffiths

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  1. Whatโ€™s a dogger ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ
  2. There should be an m10 nut that screws all the way down that thread and locks the stud against the blue frame.
  3. After you have screwed in the studs did you wind the lock nut down tight to the frame, there should be a nut you wind down to lock the stud to the frame.
  4. Exactly, itโ€™s nice people giving answers to a problem, but really the problem doesnโ€™t exist. You will have a structural engineer you will need a bar bending schedule then you get a few quotes, pay for it and it turns up on a truck. Its that simple, there is no money to be saved bending it yourself, not unless you already have the re bar or you just need one or two bits.
  5. Get a bending schedule drawn up and the rebar company will bend it for you. It is absolutely pennies to do, I had hundreds and hundreds or bends, it worked out at ยฃ1 per link for the steel and bending. Pits just not worth the agro. It will all come to site ready to tie together.
  6. I didnโ€™t comment earlier as Iโ€™ve never built in sips. I have however built two timberframe houses, one of which was in a cyclonic area where wind uplift was a major consideration. Basically you had your corner profiles set out that would have the internal dimension of the walls marked on it. You poured your concrete slab and whilst waiting for this to dry you put a string line up to mark the wall position. You then pushed and wiggle your hold down straps into the concrete at the design locations. As the concrete drys you hand finish around the strap and let it set. The sole plate goes down and the strap should sit up against the inner face of your frame. The last one I did the spec was that the straps extended all the way up to wall plate level to transfer loads. However we donโ€™t get many cyclones in England.
  7. Look for a patching compound, the sort of stuff that comes in a bucket for you to mix will probably consist of powder and a liquid additive. Have a look for stuff you can use on a factory floor that can receive traffic the same day.
  8. This is a standard detail, I will have a couple of these my last house had 3 itโ€™s fairly normal you screed the floor with a fall to the drain, then tanking membrane then tiles, no tray needed. @Onoff has about 16,000 pictures of his.
  9. Iโ€™m not sure if Iโ€™m looking at this funny, but what is that long telescopic bit between the waste and trap. (expletive deleted) that off in the bin fit the trap up tight chuck that nasty compression fitting that is in the wall in the same place you threw the trap join the new trap to the wall with a couple of solvent weld bends. Baboom job done.
  10. FFS words fail me mate, your winding us up that must be a drawer from a different unit. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
  11. As peter, take it apart rub it down spray it the colour of the house.
  12. I would draw that plan up but connect it to the rest of the house, it may be the case that you donโ€™t want it all in there, manifolds for example can go under some stairs or in a narrow cupboard as they sit against the wall so donโ€™t take up a lot of depth. A lot of the stuff you mentioned is ugly so you will probably want a plant cupboard in that room, you wonโ€™t want it all on show.
  13. Your taps could have two different size threads depending on bath or basin, hep do both sizes. Will remove all that threaded stuff and ptfe and tidy it right up.