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Conservatory Building Work

Ecoseal offer a full building service with all conservatories, orangeries and porches which include the following stages: -

Stages of a standard conservatory base
  • Firstly we ensure that you have removed any prized shrubs or plants from the site of your new conservatory for safe keeping
  • Set out the base with string lines from a CAD drawing
  • Ground excavation and removal of spoil for a trench foundation at least 450 mm deep
  • Steel mesh or lintels installed to protect any underground pipework
  • Concrete footings, floated to form a level surface, minimum 450 mm wide and 200 mm thick
  • The inner leaf of the cavity wall is then built up to conservatory floor level, which is usually the same as the house floor level
  • A minimum of 100 mm deep compacted and consolidated hardcore is laid to form the base of the floor, which may need a self-levelling screed finish later if it is to be tiled
  • A sand blinding, 50 mm deep, is laid over the hardcore to stop any sharp stones from puncturing the damp proof membrane
  • Visqueen damp proof membrane installed on top of the sand and lipping over the brickwork
  • Where required, 50 mm thick insulation over the damp proof membrane is installed
  • Minimum 100 mm thick fibrous concrete to bring the slab up to finished floor level, floated to take tiles or another suitable finished surface
  • A vertical damp proof  and wall tie starter kit is installed against the house wall, ready for the inner leaf
  • The inner leaf of the base wall is completed to the desired height, with a minimum of five wall ties per square metre installed ready for the external skin.  
  • The external brickwork is constructed, tied to the inner skin to form a 50 mm insulated cavity


 



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Stainless steel wall tie starter kit for joining the base wall to your house wall



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