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How To Build a Soundproof Room?

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▶ Tim Nugent – ▶ Dan Cox – ▶ Nick Whitaker Electro-acoustics – ___________________________ Tim’s useful shopping links Sound Proofing ▶ ▶ Rockwool RW3 Acoustic Sound Absorption (panels/corner traps) ▶ Doors ▶ ▶ Acoustic Wall ties ▶ Mass Loaded Vinyl ▶ Acoustic Glass ▶

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Rockwool Sound Insulation review

Rockwool Sound Insulation review

In this Rockwool Sound Insulation review Roger Bisby finds the product has come a long way since it’s ultra itchy conception. It seems to me from my visits to sites  that many builders and loft converters don’t attach very much importance to sound insulation. This is a great pity because good sound insulation is an important indicator of a quality  …

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How to Make This Lintel Replacement Look Good

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger looks at another lintel problem for Paul Fenwick. Here’s our message from Paul: Hi Roger and Skill Builder team, Love the YouTube channel and the Ask Skill Builder series, it’s very useful for a DIY’er like me. We have an old steel bar lintel on the outer skin of a cavity wall. The steel …

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Installing External Wall Insulation – Is it a DIY Job?

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EWI Store is the insulation and render specialist. 🔗 Dryrod Damp Proofing Rods 🔗 What are the advantages of external wall insulation? • Reduced heat loss and energy bills • Fewer draughts • Does not disrupt the house while being installed • Does not reduce internal floor area • Allows walls to contribute to thermal mass (the ‘tea …

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How To Fix Low Water Pressure Problems with AccuBoost

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I have been a plumber for over 40 years and one question I have heard over and over again is “What can you do to improve my mains water pressure?”. For a lot of my career, the answer was “not much” because boosting the flow and pressure on water mains used to require a complicated and expensive set-up or a …

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Spray Foam Insulation — The Ugly Truth?

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Roger explains the pros and cons of having spray foam insulation in your house. Spray foam insulation explained by the Which? Team. Also called spray polyurethane foam (SPF), it is an alternative to traditional building insulation. It’s versatile and can be used to insulate your roof, loft, walls and floor, helping to retain warmth and reduce energy costs. PROS AND …

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How One Long Screw Can Make Your Life Hell

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➤ Send us your new-build story: Another new build nightmare with an incorrectly installed resilient bar ceiling that’s causing big problems with sound and vibration transmission.

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Social Media: Are You Getting It Right?

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Sarah Woodhouse, Director at AMBITIOUS PR, shares her top tips on making the most of social media when it comes to marketing your business … Whether it’s sharing a funny video clip, your holiday photos (remember those?) or your thoughts on how your favourite football team performed in last night’s game, social media is a great place to connect with …

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Vaccine Factory Tragedy Demands Fire Safety Rethink

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Fitting a temporary fire alarm during construction activity can save lives, prevents costly delays, and protects your investment, facts supported by a growing number of industry bodies. The call comes after a fire in January at one of the world’s largest vaccine producers killed five workers in Pune, western India. The blaze started at a new factory building, adjoined to …

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