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Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Design dimensions My main regret is that I did not make it a bit bigger – no doubt I’d still...

Rubber Flooring

Rubber Flooring

The rubber flooring was straightforward to lay – I started by covering the (SIP panel) flooring with 6mm ply, screwed...

Putting on the roof

Putting on the roof

We finished off the walls by fixing the structural posts and beams in the near corner (these will frame the...

Erecting the Walls

Erecting the Walls

There was a welcome break in the weather between Christmas and new year, and we ended up with a couple...

More Rain

More Rain

we continue to enjoy rain and wind of biblical proportions, but I managed to get an hour or two on...

Building with SIPS

Building with SIPS

Britain would be a far better place if we could somehow arrange to cancel November, December and January. I took...

All the other bits and bobs that cost a fortune

All the other bits and bobs that cost a fortune

cladding I am still umming and erring about cladding, but out of necessity I have concluded already that I can’t...

Estimating the cost of your build

Estimating the cost of your build

How much does it cost to build your own garden room? Those of you with a good memory may recall...

Structural Insulated Panels – part II

Structural Insulated Panels – part II

… or why SIPS are a good idea Despite being constructed from flimsy individual components SIPs are very strong. This...

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels – more than you wanted to know – Part I what is a SIP? A SIP is...

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