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9 Things That Really Annoy Your Builder

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Roger’s on the warpath with 9 things to drive him and other builders mad. This episode is not sponsored by Yorkshire Tea. 00:00 Intro 00:15 Tea 01:14 The come on 02:08 Late start 02:28 Dust and noise 02:59 Vans 03:13 Mates rates 04:09 Mission creep 04:56 Price match 05:30 Money 06:35 Goodbye

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Can a Plumber Pitch a Double Hipped Roof?

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🛒 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk ◾ Roofing Charts: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk/charts Roger has a go at pitching a double hipped roof with the help of Dan Cox in this job swapping episode. SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 Makita GN900SE Gas Nailer: https://amzn.to/3DggA6y 🛒 Dead On Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B 🛒 Swanson 7-inch Speed Square: https://amzn.to/3jigG5M _______________________ RELATED …

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Why Is Everything Going Wrong? Extension #30

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🛒 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk Roger checks in on James and Ian to see how the extension is going. SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 Dead On DOS22M Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B 🛒 Snapback Chalk Line: https://amzn.to/3sGndZj _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: …

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Liquid Floor Screed ~ Going With The Flow

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James prepares for the arrival of Julian Badley and his team from SSR Flow Screed. https://www.ssrflowscreed.co.uk https://www.instagram.com/ssrflowscreed https://www.facebook.com/ssrcrawley _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: …

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The Lethal Cocktail Inside Lithium-ion Batteries

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Roger looks at the dangers of lithium-ion batteries and what can be done to avoid the associated dangers. What is a Lithium-ion battery? Lithium-ion batteries or li-ion batteries (sometimes called LIBs) are the lightweight, rechargeable batteries that power our phones, laptops and cameras. They’re found in many electrical devices from mobility scooters to e-cigarettes, and are used safely by millions …

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Hip Rafter & Scarf Joint ~ Extension #28

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James and Ian have made much quicker progress than Roger thought but he arrives in time for the hip rafter and scarf joint. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk …

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How One Long Screw Can Make Your Life Hell

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➤ Send us your new-build story: http://skill-builder.uk/send 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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Building A Room On Top of a Garage

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How do you build a room on top of a garage? James, Ian and Roger move to the other end of the house for this building challenge in the first part of ‘how to build a bedroom on top of your garage’. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip …

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ConX Pre-construction & Estimating Software

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Check Out ConX with a 2 week Free Trial: https://bit.ly/3xOmBEA Head of Customer Experience Jonathan Slattery shows Roger what ConX is all about. ConX cofounder Keith was running a contracting business knowing there had to be a better way to manage the pre-construction process. ConX has gained thousands of users who enjoy simple, affordable estimating and tender management tools built …

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A New Build Nightmare That Shouldn’t Happen

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➤ Send us your new-build story: http://skill-builder.uk/send 🎬 Bathrooms playlist: https://bit.ly/3yaTFqi 🎬 Abacus Bathrooms playlist: https://bit.ly/3eYDdC0 Roger sees another cracked shower tray problem in a new-build house that has driven the owner to take legal action.

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On the Home Straight ~ Extension Build #26

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James, Ian and Roger are getting close to the finish line. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: https://youtu.be/osoItQj_blw _________________________________________________________________ Our thanks go to James …

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5 Plastering Tools I Use On Every Job

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Roger’s favourite tools for plastering, check out the links… 🛒 Ox Speedskim Flexible: https://amzn.to/36D8Tbs TROWELS 🛒 Spear & Jackson Stainless Steel: https://amzn.to/3xGhG8A 🛒 Marshalltown PB145D Pre Worn: https://amzn.to/2VH5OFf 🛒 Ox Pro Series: https://amzn.to/3wE8bpc 🛒 Refina Superflex 16” 228196: https://amzn.to/3hzNgPD 🛒 Ragni R618S-16 Feather Edge: https://amzn.to/3wFgWiw 🛒 NELA MediFLEX: https://amzn.to/3i7ayeJ 🛒 NELA MAX System Set: https://amzn.to/3wGp0Qj SQUEEGEES 🛒 12″ Marshalltown Squeegee: …

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New Build Home Nightmares That CAN be Avoided

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Roger looks at Eco Joists and the micro cracking defect with flooring and ceiling construction when floors are walked across causing plasterboard ceiling cracks and creaks below. CURA Homecare after-sales maintenance services to national housebuilders. https://www.cura-home-care.co.uk/portfolio-item/micro-cracking/

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Easy Bathroom Underfloor Heating ~ Extension #25

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ProWarm ProGrid+ Heating System ▶ https://bit.ly/2UxCZdK Dunlop LX-360 Fibre Leveller ▶ https://bit.ly/3htt4Pj Dunlop CF-03 Flexible Fast Set Tile Adhesive ▶ https://bit.ly/3k2uEJM Wooden Squeegee With Handle 600mm (24″) ▶ https://bit.ly/36nk8Vo _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ …

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