Tony Cowling has returned to the family home that he visited during the DraughtBusters project, as reported in the last issue of Green Building (Autumn 2013, Volume 23, No 2, page 16). This home had lots of problems and his team returned to undertake further remedial work. Here Tony explains what they did...
This is a two page article. First published in december 2013
The work involved gaining access to the wall plate area and to the top of the cavity. This was conveniently achieved by carefully taking off the bottom row of large concrete pantiles and turning back the sarking felt. As mentioned in the article in the last edition we already knew that the top of the cavity had been closed in a most inappropriate and old fashioned way with a course of bricks.
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