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A beautiful cork blanket for my house

Despite having fixed my mind on wood fibre external wall insulation (EWI) for the last 18 months, I’ve switched to cork just 2 weeks before work was due to start, and I’m exploring it for internal walls and floors too.   292 more words

General Refurbishment

Holiday pay

Interesting news today about workers who do overtime regularly should have their holiday pay worked out on the sum total rather than their hourly pay. There is even talk of back pay, which some firms will find hard to pay. 385 more words

Quality checks on external wall insulation

That’s a finished wall, i kid you not. We’ll start with the boarding in behind. Was it checked during installation, rubbed down flat? probably not. Should it have needed it? 671 more words