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    Hi, How much (approximately) would it cost to install an RSJ to an external load bearing wall between a dining room and extension in order to open the dining room into the kitchen? This is to make an L shaped kitchen diner. This job would involve the removal of a wall below the RSJ, approximately 7ft x 6ft.

    Asked by Jacqueline on 1st Dec 2019

    How much is it to install patio doors? This includes the removal of the existing window, cut out the rest of the wall and install doors. Thanks

    Asked by Diane on 23rd Nov 2019

    I am a single working mum of 4 children living in a private rented property. I have informed my landlord on many occasions and I with no other options had to call out environmental health. After 2 visits to the property, they said it was a danger, then after them meeting the landlord, I have been ignored. Since last year I've had cracks appear inside and outside of my flat above a shop which I measure daily and are quite deep and wide enough to get my fingers in. There are also gaps in the stairs and between floors, skirting boards and windows etc. Now door frames are coming away from walls and snapping. Is there a way I can get a free structural report? I am afraid, I'm living here with 4 children and it's dangerous but not able to afford to get help off my own back.

    Asked by Donna on 19th Oct 2019

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    The garage floor is composed of block paving, would it be possible to install a concrete floor on top, or would they need lifting? Would a damp proof membrane be required?

    Asked by John on 10th Oct 2019

    How much to replace concrete lintel over door from a hallway to the kitchen?

    Asked by Graeme on 10th Oct 2019

    How much to knock down an internal wall and install a RSJ and make good

    Asked by Ally on 9th Oct 2019

    Who would I need to come out to look at a damp patch in my kitchen? I'm guessing rising damp on a wall that used to be external, now part of extension. Would it be a builder or a damp specialist? Thanks

    Asked by Gemma on 29th Sep 2019

    Hello all, I am planning on some extension work and have not been able to find out how wide the footings for the foundations will need to be. I’ve been told they need to be 1 metre deep, but not how wide. Could anyone enlighten me on this, please? This will be a single storey extension on entirely flat ground.

    Asked by Adam on 11th Sep 2019

    I am having an internal wall taken down and RSJ put in but i would like the RSJ to be flush to the ceiling. The builder has said he needs to cut the joist back and then will re-join with 300mm joist screwed to the orgional ones and then hand these on the RSJ, is this strong enough ? or should bolts and longer pieces of timber used.. if bolts how many per joist should be used.

    Asked by David on 28th Aug 2019

    I am renovating a small 2 bed terrace house. There are numerous repairs required. These include roof and chimney repairs (stripping slates adding weather barrier and refitting), ground floor repair / renovation and damp tanking (floor joists rotted at front wall), kitchen door move (to existing window) / wall alteration (RSJ) and new fit units, bathroom new fit, new windows / doors (6 windows, front and rear door, 1 small velux), possible rewiring, yard wall demolition and rebuild, free standing garage demolition and removal. I am currently looking for quotes for works required. How much generally should I expect to pay? High and low estimate?? Cheers

    Asked by Jason on 20th Aug 2019
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