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Cavity Tray Requirement with Conservatories 2 Jan Cavity Tray Requirement with Conservatories In 2013 the Department for Communities and Local Government issued a directive regarding conservatories and porches and whether they must comply with... Read More
Venting the Extension Where it Joins? 1 Nov Venting the Extension Where it Joins? There is commonly a requirement to provide roof ventilation when extending a property. Where a flat roof extension is added to an existing building, provision... Read More
Cavity Walls - Water Control Asessment Essential 12 Sep Cavity Walls - Water Control Asessment Essential Cavity Walls  -  Water Control Assessment Essential   When the top of an opening within a cavity wall is shaped rather than horizontal,... Read More
Triangular Weep Modernises Traditional Practice 9 Aug Triangular Weep Modernises Traditional Practice Getting water out of any masonry wall at one time utilised reed straw, chosen because it provided a discreet conduit through which water could evacuate.... Read More
Warmer Window and Door Opening Support Arrangement 4 Jul Warmer Window and Door Opening Support Arrangement Supporting an opening within a cavity wall using separate lintels that do not connect and thus do not have a linked opportunity to conduct heat loss,... Read More
Cavity Wall Movement Challenges PD 6697 7 Jun Cavity Wall Movement Challenges PD 6697 Parapet cavity walls behave differently because both faces are exposed. Such dual exposure dictates the protection against damp penetration takes into... Read More