Avatar for apc

apc

Member since Jun 2011 • Last active Aug 2021

Most recent activity

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
    Avatar for apc

    no, the box is on top of the render

    Yeah wasn't going to put any on the bottom, for now if gaffed an empty bag of compost above it, sloping downwards/away from wall (A+ bodge). Currently the box also slopes towards the house so any water landing on it naturally goes behind.

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
    Avatar for apc

    I'm going to double check that patch dries out outside when not raining, if it's constantly wet then it must be something else, hopefully silicone solves it.

    We also have another damp patch on the opposite wall which we think lines up with the neighbours chimney (interior wall), probably not capped properly/at all, as again it always gets worse when it rains.

  • Avatar for apc

    So, think I've found the culprit of our damp patch indoors..

    The patch lines up perfectly with the position of the gas meter outside, after it rains it gets worse inside

    I reckon the gas meter is trapping water behind it at the bottom, saturating the rendering and coming through inside.

    Whats the solution here? Silicone the gap between the gas meter and the wall? I might bodge a water proof cover to stop rain going down the back of the gas meter to test, but I have a feeling water will naturally condense behind it too..

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
    Avatar for apc

    Scarified the lawn , was full of moss. We moved in and the grass was 4ft tall so the moss probably thrived under it all

    Seeded and put some top soil on at the same time to level out a few bits

  • in COVID-19
    Avatar for apc

    where is the drop in tests? I keep hearing people say this, can someone explain what I'm missing? or is it just people repeating the same thing so it must be true type thing

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
    Avatar for apc

    Any recommendations for electricians in Sutton area?

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
    Avatar for apc

    olive and black/dark grey 40mm are nice

  • in COVID-19
    Avatar for apc

    I'm not sure your math is right or it's right but not really telling the right story

    1000 may only be 0.0015% of the population but you would still expect close to 7.6% of that 1000 to have caught covid.

    It is entirely possible that 0% of a 1000 sample not have had covid but the odds would be extremely low.

Actions