Archive for September, 2015

Filling under the cruck frame in the bathroom

Under this beam the  brick wall had bowed away and left  a 150mm void where the wall should have been. This bit a wall is also single skin an external so it would be cold spot encouraging condensation.  After making sure it was al stable the void is filled with the leftover insulation from the […]






Sound Insulating Wall

Wherever I can in the Whitby cottage I’m upgrading to provide better thermal and sound insulation.  One area in particular was highlighted by the other half.  This was the wall between the bedroom on the first floor and the bathroom. When we bought cottage the wall was just hardboard pinned on to some old and […]