The ground floor is being prepared for tiling. Ditra matting is a polyethylene membrane specially designed for tile and natural stone installations. Ditra matting is used so that any movement in the concrete or screed will not affect the tiles. The floor tiling is underway. Internal doors and handles are fitted. The main entrance […]
The new Show Office will have a large basement. This will be used for an exhibition area, meeting room and storage facilities. The studwork for the internal walls has been erected. The metal furring ceiling has been fixed. The full heat recovery system ducting has been installed – we are ready for […]
The front elevation on a bright Spring morning. The ceilings have been painted and the tiles have been delivered ready for the tiler to start in the cloakrooms. Tiles have been fixed, ready for grouting.
French doors and a Juliet balcony provide a stunning view of the surrounding countryside. A full view of the rear elevation now the scaffolding has been removed. The side porch under construction.
At the end of this week the scaffold surrounding the building has been dropped. The remaining balance will be removed next week, giving room for us to start shaping the external path and patio areas around the perimeter of the building. The coving has been completed. Painting commences
At the start of this week the decorator has been mist coating the outside render in white paint.
We have used a flowing screed on the ground floor, rather than a traditional sand and cement screed. The laser level and spiders are used by the liquid screeders to set up a consistent level throughout the Show house. The flowing screed is ideal for underfloor heating as it flows around the pipes. It has […]
Underfloor heating pipes are fixed to the floor. Underfloor heating provides a much more even temperature and is ideally suited for timber frame homes. Each room is individually controlled.
After the underfloor heating pipes have been laid, a dry mix screed is laid between the battens on the first floor. A second layer of 12mm ply is fixed to the battens to form the top layer of the floor sandwich.
On the first floor, underfloor heating pipes are fixed to the floor. Scandia-Hus use a warm water underfloor heating system which offers many advantages. Underfloor heating provides a much more even temperature and is ideally suited for timber frames homes. Underfloor heating can heat a property effectively using water at just 35 degrees. Compared to […]