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Postby snapyou » Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:45 pm

I have a large kitchen/dining room with 10'
high ceilings.

I am planning on a complete overhaul: kitchen thrown out/walls skimmed/painted/new flooring(currently wooden flooring)/new lighting and new kitchen units/appliances.

Any advice on the order I should get the work done?
Is there anywhere that would do the whole lot for me?
I'm in Edinburgh

Thanks in advance
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Postby rosebery » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:24 pm

Throw out.


Plumbing and Electrics.




See the locate a specialist section of the website for kitchen fitters.

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Postby dents » Fri Nov 02, 2007 12:39 am

you will have to have your kitchen planned first ,ie for sockets and plumbing.
once done then skim
then floor
then units
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Postby Perry525 » Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:42 pm

While your are at it, pull down the ceiling, line with a plastic membrane then fit 50mm thick polystyrene under, finish with plasterboard and a skim coat.
This will result in a much warmer room.
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Postby ihtspam » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:38 am

I have always wanted to know this. Would using the polystyrene in the ceiling be classed as a fire risk and not allowed in building regs?
I am a complete idiot so don't take my questioning personally :-)

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Postby gerryyy » Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:46 pm




Throw out.



Plumbing and Electrics.
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