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How to build a timber stud wall

Step by step guide Stud partition walls are normally built from 100 50mm (4 x 2in) softwood sawn timber. Step 1 First we mark out the wall's position by drawing lines on the ceiling and floor. Horizontal timbers can then be fixed along the lines to form the header plate and base plate respectively (a.k.a. [...]

Installing a roof window

There's some debate about whether it's better to install roof windows from inside the loft or from outside. Whilst the job can sometimes largely be done from inside, the preliminary stage of removing slates or tiles is normally better carried out externally. This is because it's very difficult to loosen and remove traditional slates or [...]