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    Mesh and skim steel beams

    Greek - South African = Albanian
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    Heart problems

    Thought I had stumbled onto face book
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    Soot stains

    Belt and braces job this one soot is hygroscopic (I think that's the word) it keeps sucking up water in the atmosphere and reactivating. Just skimming will reactivate it. Maybe a hit and miss vent in the chimney if it is redundant. Salt inhibitor etc.
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    water quality

    Good question no idea on the answer though
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    Meshing a winder staircase - prone to cracking?

    @Josh76 sounds like a bit of a nob to me. Probably been an insufferable fusspot throughout. The tradesman told you he could not guarantee movement on the staircase there is no need for a second opinion from others who are not doing the work, never seen the work. Bunch of fishwifes the lot of you!
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    Old style plasterers labourer

    Wear sunscreen and look after your knees
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    Just boycott them they'll soon close down
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    Dot and Dab Gap

    Overthinking it ... Strip the wall ... Cut the laminate back circular saw chalk line multi tool for awkward bits ... Stick the boards on foam the gaps chuck a few 100mm pbscrews in red plugs ... Grip fill the skirting back ... Skim away
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    Over polished Multi Finish

    When you say polish do you mean the reflection or a polski?
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    I'm getting confused now ... Is this relative
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    If in doubt bond it out

    Geg? Never heard that before
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    Building on top of single brick

    Yeh just get on we it
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    The sad, but true future of modern rendering

    I quite like it ... Is that a jag parked on double yellow?
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    Joint filler

    Are gyproc part of the saint gobain group?
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    Joint filler

    Good first post
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    Creame of tarter my best friend big gauges more ££££

    The septic tanks are always a bit gushing so I adjusted accordingly... By the way the way you do your hair really suits you you look amazing today.
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    Creame of tarter my best friend big gauges more ££££

    @Loren thankyou so much for taking the trouble to reply that is really useful information
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    Creame of tarter my best friend big gauges more ££££

    Hi @Loren in what quantities for the additives?
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    Definitely rising damp

    Yep must be good tools with a name like that
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    Misunderstanding with the plasterer

    Text messaging! Try twitter next time more succinct I find.
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    Is the modern rendering sustems easier or harder than the old ways? But

    He's been working for you too long, familiarity breeds contempt and all that.
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    Makita DAB the best .... Had lots of knocks and falls but still going strong
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    Ayup duck
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    Just saying hi

    Ayup ducky
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    DIY SOS: The Big Build - can you help?

    Let it go, let it go Here I stand dada dada The cold never bothered me anyway Sorry don't know the lyrics just that bit
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    Patch repair water damage

    Sounds like you know what to do ... Best of luck with it
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    Weak PVA?...hairline eggshell crack fix??

    I agree pissy pva coat sucks in to the wall thicker coats stay on the surface
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    the bricky

    Yeh better tommy Walsh than dom littlewood
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    Bit of advice lads (trowels)

    Hark at Swiss Toni
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    Back of your van!

    Yep no domestic phone calls at work just takes you out of the zone
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    hows the lads

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    New CDM regs

    Somebody told me the government had pulled the plug on hse funding now they're going to be self funded and the only revenue stream the hse have is prosecution and fines.
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    made a pigs bumhole of it!

    This is hilarious
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    recent job

    Another holiday!
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    Reskim of curved ceilings.

    Perfect for a plaziflex trowel
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    Van suggestions?

    Japanese mid sized van?
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    Strokes sorry too much sherry
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    Different strikes for different folks
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    Not called shitachi for nothing!
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    Yep paslode best but needs care and attention. The pneumatics' were great never missed a beat but trailing hoses and noisy compressors were annoying.
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    Does my wall have damp? (Photos)

    All good advice but difficult to give advice. The best person to ask would be a local builder familiar with your particular housing stock. Perhaps the cavity is full of debris perhaps that portion of the wall is a cold spot for condensation perhaps the window wasn't fitted correctly ... It could...
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    safety trainers bargain

    We were so poor I had to go to school in my sisters hand downs
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    Hello everyone

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    A Belfast Builder Jailed For Tax Fraud

    Climate of fear
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    Bucket trolly

    Just flip it over and screw through the mdf into the buckets 38mm pb screws
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    Where are you working today?

    Seaside work
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    Nowt wrong with this kid chomping at the bit he is