Can I cut a steel reinforced lintel to size?

Postby MichaelJo » Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:23 pm

I want to replace an old wooden bathroom window with a new upvc window.
Above the old wooden window is a piece of wood above the brickwork, this will have to be removed and a lintel put in place.
What i need to know is can i buy a lintel and shorten it to fit the gap?
I am a novice diyer, the bathroom is downstairs, single storey.
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:34 pm


Have you checked out the DIY Projects area: There are several projects relating to lintels and also firring windows that may be of some help to you.

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