Composite doors are a modern type of external door. They offer an alternative to other materials, such as solid wood and uPVC. They are made with a combination of materials, including a solid core, that is usually either solid wood or an engineered wood. The solid core is then covered with insulating foam and a […]
In this article, we will look at why MDF is not a suitable material for any type of sub floor. This includes small patch jobs and replacing individual boards. As well as jobs where larger areas are being covered. The sub floor is a material that is fixed on top of the structural joists in
There are many reasons you may need to replace floorboards. This could be due to: If you do end up replacing existing boards, there are several ways you can do this. For individual floorboards, you may simply decide to replace them with a like for like material. This would mean buying some new wooden floorboard.
Carpentry framing is a type of first fix (or rough) carpentry, which involves building frames with timber. In the UK, this often refers to internal work, such as stud partition walls, and more structural elements such as floor joists and roof timbers. External carpentry framing is less common in the UK, where cavity wall construction
Tongue and groove chipboard flooring is a popular sub floor material. This is mainly due to the fact, its easier and cheaper to install than traditional timber floorboards. The most common size for chipboard flooring is 600mm x 2400mm and a thickness of between 18-22mm. Chipboard flooring should be fitted perpendicular to floor joists, and
Whether your renovating, redecorating, or replacing door casings, at some point you may need to remove architrave. This is a relatively simple job. However, it does come with the small risk of damaging the surrounding plaster. If your goal is to remove the architrave without damaging the plaster, you will need to take several steps