Building Regs Part L Changes 2022. The Ugly Truth?

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Roger has taken a deep dive into the updated Part L of the building regulations for 2022. FIND OUT MORE AT GOV.UK This page holds the current and future guidance covering the energy efficiency requirements of the building regulations as set out in Part L of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations and in a number of specific building regulations. …

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Why Is James Back? ~ Orangery #3

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James King is back to help Roger speed his orangery project along. 🔽 SHOPPING LINKS 🔽 🛒 Dan’s Square: 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: 🛒 Makita Small 18V Circular Saw: 🛒 Makita Twin 18V Circular Saw: 🛒 Milwaukee M18 Fuel Recip Saw: 🛒 Swanson 7-inch Speed Square:

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Roaming Roger #2 ~ More Mobile Moaning

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Roger continues his journey around the Reigate area taking a look at various buildings and landmarks. Topics covered in this episode include: • Brick types and repointing • Stone cladding • Modern house design • Rusty galvanised beading • Stained monocouche • Badly designed parapet walls • Bad rendering jobs Church of St Mary Magdalene, Reigate 🔗

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110V Transformers – 3 Things You Need to Know

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Before using your 110V transformer, make sure you are aware of the limitations of these units. 1. They’re designed for intermittent use only. 2. The earth must be connected (if you’re rewiring the plug). 3. Don’t use the transformer on a carpet. SHOPPING LINKS Faithfull Power Plus Dual Socket Transformer 🛒 Defender Powerpod 3300W Transformer 🛒

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How to Lift a Steel With No Sweat ~ Orangery #2

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Huge thanks to Keystone Lintels for supplying our special lintel. Find out more: The Ultimate Roofing Square by Dan Cox 🛒 Forgefix Sheradised Twist Nail 🛒 Keystone Special Steel Lintels Keystone supports both architects and designers, pushing the boundaries and possibilities in steel lintel design with a custom, bespoke design service. Ask for a Keystone Engineer to …

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Product Roundup #2 ~ More Great Building Products

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🔽 PRODUCT LINKS 🔽 Perfect Jolly Angled Tile Cutter 🛒 Button-fix panel fixing 🛒 EcoFlow DELTA Portable Power Station 🛒 BeadMaster Socket Covers 🛒 ProPAQ Tap Medic Kit 🛒 Graff Cutting Discs 🛒 Super Rod CRMX Cable Routing Kit 🛒 CHAPTERS 00:00 Intro 00:13 Perfect Jolly 02:25 Button-fix 03:57 Ecoflow Delta 07:18 BeadMaster …

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Cavity Wall Insulation Problems ~ The Ugly Truth

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Roger looks at some of the problems you could have with wall cavity insulation. 🛒 Stormdry Masonry Protection: 🛒 PipeSnug Waste Pipe Collar: 🛒 Huhho Industrial Endoscope: 🛒 Bosch Inspection Camera: 🛒 DDENDOCAM Industrial Endoscope: Roger looks at the problems you could have with wall cavity insulation.

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A Renovation Challenge ~ Orangery Part 1

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🛒 Makita DUB182Z LXT Blower: 🛒 Tracer Deep Pencil Marker: The Orangery renovation is the latest Skill Builder project series. Hit subscribe and make sure you don’t miss an episode. Special thanks to Dan Cox for helping us. 🛒

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Yet Another Cause of Damp

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Send us your pictures and videos: In Ask Skill Builder episode 36 Damion Cartwright has some advice about damp problems in an edition we should call ‘Tell Skill Builder’.

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External Wall Insulation ~ The Ugly Truth?

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Roger looks at the disadvantages of external wall insulation and the misguided efforts of the Insulate Britain protests. EWI Store: Weber Training Academy: Insulation Superstore – external wall insulation diagram Look out for our future videos that will cover: • External wall insulation grants • The external wall insulation DIY options • Finding external wall insulation installers …

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The Saw, The Thumb and a Brain Too Dumb

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🔗 Send us your pictures and videos: Roger explains exactly how his thumb injury happened and wanted to make it clear that the fault was not with the powertool but with his brain.

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