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    Insulating a flat shed roof. (Cold roof design)

    Quick question guys.... Recently completed the main structure of my new shed/workshop. I've now moved on to the insulation and have a question about the roof. It's basically a cold roof design, 6x2 joists with 18mm OSB deck and felt on top. I was planning to use 50mm Kingspan between the...
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    New Workshop Build - Advice and opinions welcome!

    Hi guys, Will be starting to build a new workshop in a week or two (14x12ft, all timber construction) and would love some feedback in what I have planned... The back garden will be fully slabbed by then which should provide a solid and level base to start with. Subframe will be 4x2 treated...
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    Laying floorboards over concrete floor.

    Hi folks, have'nt posted here much but hoping you guys would be able to give some advice. SWMBO wants wood flooring in our living room and hall and I am looking at various ways of doing it. She wants normal pine T+G floorboards to match our upstairs flooring, but this has to be layed over a...
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    Workshop leak...

    Wonder if you guys could help with this one, I've noticed a little damp in my small workshop. Last year I decided to line the walls for a bit of insulation. I place 1 inch foam board between the wall studs then covered this with plastic sheeting, then placed 6mm mdf board on top. The outside of...
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    Treating shed with creosote substitute.

    Guys, I am planning to treat my shed/workshop this summer. I managed to get hold of some creosote blend (partly because it was cheap and partly because my wife actually likes the colour!)and I heard of many people recommending that I mix in some clean engine oil before applying it. I am...
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    New workshop at last!!!

    Well it finally arrived! Please excuse the photo and all the mess in the backround! :D For anyone whose interested... it's a 14ft x 8ft garden shed. The barrel board finish was chosen by SWMBO, she wanted something that looks nice, and in all fairness, I AM taken up a large chunk of our...
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    Newspaper as insulation for workshop.

    Hi folks, this is my first post, so go easy!!! I am planning to have a new 14x8 workshop in a couple of weeks. I want to insulate the walls which are made up of shiplap on a 2x1 framework with a plastic membrane between. I don't to go to the expense of using glass fibre and was wondering about...
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