No More Creaks! ~ DIY Stair Repair Tutorial

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KREG R3 Jr. Pocket Hole Jig System 🛒 Roughneck Mini Utility Bar 190mm (7in) 🛒 Gorilla Glue 500ml 🛒 Spax T-Star Plus Countersunk Head Stainless Steel 🛒 VonHaus Carpet Fitting Kit 🛒 Are you tired of hearing those loud, annoying creaks whenever you walk up your stairs? Don’t worry – with this easy DIY tutorial, …

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Roger Is Stumped by This Tricky Problem. Can You Help?

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger cannot figure out why Ryan has moisture under his floorboards. Here’s the message from Ryan: Hi I love your channel and find it really insightful hence why I’m here, I have a problem within my 1930’s detached house. As you can see from under the floor in the front of the property it’s soaking …

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How To Build A Garden Room Roof ~ Comprehensive Guide

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Roger and Dan demonstrate how to calculate and build a pitched roof. Purchase the Delta Pro from the EcoFlow official website: 🛒 Dan’s Roofing Square & App: 🛒 ForgeFast Timber Fixing Screws: 🛒

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Roll On Plaster ~ Is It Any Good?

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Proper Tools 11 Piece Spatula Set 🛒 Marshalltown Trowel Squeegee 🛒 CurCKuad Skimming Spatula 🛒 Plaster Scoop 🛒 Knauf Proroll Light Plaster 🛒 Knauf Airless Readymix Spray Plaster 🎬 Knauf ProRoll Max is a roller-applied plaster to level the surface of existing walls and ceilings. Ideal for covering up textured backgrounds, such as Artex. …

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Why Does Roger Hate Push Fit Waste Pipe?

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger looks at some troublesome push-fit pipework in a bathroom. Here’s our message from Mike: Love watching your channel. We are just renovating our bathroom. We’ve been removing as much as we can, but this morning I noticed a leak coming through the kitchen ceiling. Now, the bathroom sink was used and I think I …

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Driveway Double Gates – Made to Measure

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Special thanks to Sam & Jen from SJ Ward Builders. ▶ Driveway Double Gates – Made to Measure Abe from Skill Builder follows Sam and Jen on another building job. They’re showing us how to hang some heavy-duty bespoke driveway gates this time.

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Knock It Down or Save It? You Decide

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger looks at the front of a house which needs some attention but where would you start? Bricklaying With Steve and Alex 🔗 @SteveAndAlexBuild Here’s our message from Dael: Hi, I had numbers of builders coming to all give me a different approach to the issues. So I made a decision to start somewhere to …

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What’s Supporting This Troublesome Chimney?

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger helps Jeff figure out the best approach to making his chimney safe. Jeff’s message: What, if anything, do I need to do about this? Doing up what was the in-law’s house to sell it. The chimney breast was removed from the ground-floor kitchen and 1st-floor bedroom around 50+ yrs ago. My wife and older …

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Why Hasn’t This Simple Problem Been Fixed?

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Roger has another example of a problem with a simple solution that has escaped the manufacturers. This is easily solved with an arrow to indicate the water flow. Drayton needs to follow the example set by Honeywell.

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Watch This Before Extending Your Home (common mistake)

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger looks at a badly prepared floor where the ventilation has been compromised. Ventilating the sub floor in your house properly will help to prevent damp and moisture damage in your floorboards. The installation cost isn’t very high, and it will help you keep damp and moisture out. Sub Floor Ventilation Guide with Checkatrade. …

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4 Roofers Couldn’t Solve This Damp Chimney. Can You?

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📪 Ask Skill Builder: Roger takes a look at a problem Carl Fielding has with a leaking chimney. Here is Carl’s message: I am having issues with my chimney leaking in the attic. I have had multiple roofers come and look and even had a re-roof done. I was told the issue was gone and even got the attic …

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Why Is The Wall Damp & How Did He Fix It?

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Special thanks go to Sam & Jen from SJ Ward Builders. ▶ Wicking, also known as capillary action, occurs when moisture is drawn up a wall from the ground, typically due to a lack of or a faulty damp-proof course. It can cause severe structural damage and mould growth if left untreated. Other underlying issues that may cause wicking …

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Mystery Leak Reveals Schoolboy Error

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This is a very common problem that keeps cropping up on Skill Builder. Here is Joe’s message: Roger! Your advice saved our new build home and has probably avoided thousands £££ worth of damage. Moved into a new build home 4 weeks ago and with the onset of colder weather, we began to use the heating. Realizing that some of …

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Upgrade Your Shower with Fresh Silicone — DIY Guide

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🛒 Dryzone Silicone Sealant Replacement Kit (Anti Mould) Complete kit for Professional looking joints in Kitchens and Bathrooms. • All-in-one Silicone Sealant Replacement Kit – everything you need to successfully replace damaged, discoloured and mouldy sealant in bathrooms and kitchens • Don’t revive or retouch – replace! Dryzone Silicone Sealant Remover breaks down existing sealant so it can be …

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Water Seeping Under Door and Wall

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Roger looks at the problem of water leaking under the front door threshold. Aco Hex Drain Channel & Grating 📪 Ask Skill Builder:

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Unlocking the Secrets of Structural Engineering – An Expert Interview

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John Cranna Structural Engineer 🔗 ABOUT John started his consultancy in 1992, having worked for major engineering consultants Ove Arup, Scott Wilson and Halcrow. ​ He has worked on large buildings, including constructing the Lloyds of London building. Since becoming self-employed, he has gained experience in the smaller scale of construction for domestic and commercial design. He provides a …

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Is This New Air Source Heat Pump Idea Crazy?

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Bobeka Camper Van Conversion 🎬 This is Why Heat Pumps May NOT Be The Future 🎬 Hydrogen Boilers, Heat Pumps & The Future of Heating 🎬 📪 Get in touch: LinkedIn post by Darran Burrage – New Build Director at Worcester Bosch 🔗

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Why Won’t My Radiator Turn Off?

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Get More Heat From Your Radiators ~ System Balance 🎬 Radiator Not Getting Hot? – Plumbing DIY 🎬 Thermostatic Radiator Valve Replacement Head M30 x 1.5 TRV 🛒 Kartell Thermostatic Radiator Valve + Lockshield 1/2″ x 15mm 🛒

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