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Old 04-09-2010, 12:51 PM   #16
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In the UK the end wall is called the gable and the triangle at the top is the gable end.
Your house looks like a typical cavity wall. Brick/2-3inch cavity/brick inner wall.
Was it built in the 60's?
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:07 PM   #17
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I think we were told 40's or 50s when brought it. Do you know if it can be a DIY job? People are teling me different things, someone said re point and plaster inside it wont move anymore, been told will never sell house because of it, also told cant do it ourselves has to be a proffesional.
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Could be done DIY. Take up your floorboards and notch the top of the joists as shown in diagram. New houses have them built in now.
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