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Scaffolding for roofing repairs

In order to re-roof a mid-terraced Victorian house, do you need to put on scaffolding both at the front and the back of the house or it's the front enough? I'm asking because I live in a top floor flat and the roof needs a lot of work/fixes which is likely to require scaffolding. I'm concerned that the family living on the ground floor will not allow the roofer to pass through their flat to get to the back of the house.

Cracked lintel

How bad is a cracked lintel above a window? My house is 75 years old

New roof

Which is best a flat roof or a tilled roof

To fit double check (non-return valves) or not?

Do we need non-return valves for bath shower mixer tap? And which valves? Cold water very low pressure (tank just above head height) and hot from mains via combi boiler. On both feeds or just hot feed? Could cold pressure be too low to crack valve? Thank you

Mrs hill

Got a vissmann combi boiler - 6 yrs old installed in outhouse, lots of problems is it better to replace boiler & installed in the house - what make?


What trade do I need for a patio to be slabbed

Hot water brown

Hot water brown when hot water or heating switched on replaced primatic cylinder and still brown

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