Concrete floor to a suspended floo?


Postby cazzer » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:50 pm

Please Help

I have a stone property that was built in the 1930's I am having major problems with damp and have had a builder come to my home and advise me of what to do. I wanted to have a suspended floor but my builder has advised that i keep to concrete is this correct???

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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:04 pm

cazzer,
I guess it depends on how the house was originally built. If you can find evidence of air bricks below floor level, around the outside of the house, then I would suggest returning to a suspended floor would be a good move. Otherwise stick with the advice given.
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Postby cazzer » Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:29 pm

Hi
There is only one air brick outside on the property and it is much lower than the floor inside?????
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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:30 pm

cazzer,
Air brick should be lower than the floor, see if there are any more at this level which have been removed, you can then make your choice.
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