How to Repair Small Areas of Plaster | Drywall Patching

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Sam Ward demonstrates how to repair low-level plaster. MORTAR MIX • 4 x Sharp Sand • 1 x Castle Cement • Sika 1 Waterproofer https://www.builderdepot.co.uk/sika-1-waterproofer-5l ___________________________________ For patching a plaster repair, a suitable mortar mix should ideally be compatible with the existing plaster in strength, porosity, and thermal expansion to avoid cracking or detachment. A traditional mix often recommended for …

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How to Install Low Profile Underfloor Heating ~ ProWarm LoFlo

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The Underfloor Heating Store ~ ProWarm LoFlo https://www.theunderfloorheatingstore.com/products/low-profile-overlay-underfloor-heating-multiple-room-kit Discover ProWarm™ LoFlo™, the ultimate slim underfloor heating solution designed for laying over existing floors without requiring extensive renovations. Perfect for multi-zone applications, ProWarm™ offers personalized comfort with a thermostat for each room, ensuring efficient heating across 20m² zones. With only 18mm depth required, it’s ideal for new builds and renovation projects, …

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This Was Asking For Trouble and They Got It

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Newsletter ▶ https://skill-builder.uk/signup ◀ Roger is looking at damp 24/7 now, maybe we should rename the channel Damp Builder? Here’s the message: I have been having some damp issues in the WC downstairs. There are no obvious leaks, and the dampness seems to reach the first-floor stair landing. Would you be able to suggest what the issue maybe? Many thanks …

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Shooting the Breeze | The Wind Power Gamble

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📪 Newsletter: http://skill-builder.uk/signup As we venture deeper into the era of renewable energy, wind turbines have become a beacon of green innovation. However, the journey towards a sustainable future is fraught with unseen challenges and economic intricacies. In this video, we unravel the layers of wind energy economics, from the plummeting costs and increased profitability of wind turbines to the …

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Oast House Renovation. What’s Dan Doing Here?

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See Dan’s huge oast house project: https://youtu.be/2_LNrxL2gvE Dan’s Ultimate Roofing Square and Essential Hinge Jig. 🔗 https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk ___________________________________ English oast houses, particularly those found in the picturesque Kent region of the UK, are iconic structures that represent a significant part of the area’s agricultural and architectural heritage. Originating from the 16th century, these distinctive buildings, with their white cowls and …

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Sealing Tile Backer Board Joints ~ Roger’s Tips

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Abacus Bathrooms Elements Board https://www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk/#!/search?q=elements Aquaseal Wet Room Waterproof Tanking Membrane https://amzn.to/3HXsRAz CT1 Multi-Purpose Sealant & Adhesive https://amzn.to/4bFq7VS _______________________________ Roger is on familiar ground. He loves a bit of Elements Board and knows just what to do with it. Our message from Michael: I have installed tile backer boards but am confused about sealing the joints. I was advised to …

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Every Heating Installer Should Know This

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NRG Awareness is a pioneer in the heating industry, offering energy-effective heating system design combined with ongoing support for installers, resulting in successful partnerships throughout the construction or retrofit process.

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What Did We Learn from the Heat Loss Survey?

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After conducting a thorough heat loss survey, Roger has a chat with John and the Heat Geeks to determine the best strategy for installing John's new heat pump.

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Don’t Miss This Essential Step When Getting a Heat Pump

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Installing an air source heat pump is an increasingly popular choice for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save on heating costs. However, the importance of conducting a thorough survey before installation cannot be overstated.

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Weasel Government Scraps Boiler Tax but Blames Others

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The UK's 'Clean Heat Market Mechanism' (CHMM), a policy initiative to reduce the country's carbon footprint, has faced significant criticism for its implementation and, particularly, its strategy of fining gas boiler manufacturers.

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Brick Wall Cracks: Investigating Common Causes

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Brick walls are admired for their aesthetic appeal and durability. However, even the strongest brick walls are not immune to cracking. Understanding why brick walls crack prevents damage and ensures effective repairs.

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How Much CO2 Does a Climate Change Conference Produce?

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The United Nations Climate Change Conference often becomes a stage for a display of hypocrisy. As delegates from around the world converge to discuss strategies to combat climate change, a significant number travel in the very symbols of carbon excess.

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Is xTool P2 the Ultimate Laser Engraver & Cutter?

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The XTool P2 Laser Engraver is an advanced laser cutting and engraving machine designed for both professional and hobbyist use. It stands out for its versatility, precision, and user-friendly features.

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Banks Buying Homes ~ What Does It Mean For You?

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The UK housing market has recently witnessed a novel trend: banks increasing interest in the property rental sector. This shift could reshape the housing landscape in the UK, with implications for renters, homeowners, and the economy at large.

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