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langlj00

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Mon 02 Feb 09 17:41

Re: Whose snowed in?


Didn't bother trying today (took the wife 25 minutes to go half a mile and then walk home) Laughing


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Blakey

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Mon 02 Feb 09 18:07

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I spoke to soon it's as bad here now Banghead although still driveable, just!!!
I'm waiting for it to rain a little then freeze that'll be the icing on the cake Yes


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roscobbc

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Mon 02 Feb 09 18:25

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Its wonderfull here in the darkest depths of South West Essex - 6" of snow Laughing no buses out today, very few cars out today - roads are so quiet - think I'll take the Vette out for a ride - er, perhaps not - too many A H's who have never seen an icy road - 1 series BMW's seem to be having major issues moving forwards or backwards Clap



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Mon 02 Feb 09 18:47

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Blakey wrote (View Post):I spoke to soon it's as bad here now Banghead although still driveable, just!!!
I'm waiting for it to rain a little then freeze that'll be the icing on the cake Yes


Yes - oddly, it's my driveway that always causes the greatest challenge. I managed to get to London and back today, but couldn't get back on my drive afterwards!!

PS - Simon - Paul finished the carb off!!


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Mon 02 Feb 09 19:06

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Excellent news Thumbs up


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unsprung

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Mon 02 Feb 09 20:02

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vetteheadracer wrote (View Post):drove my C6 Z06 to work no problem although I did have in the car park going sideways not forwards and backwards......luckily it's a very big spacious car park Smile

Brilliant! Thumbs up

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Ben

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Mon 02 Feb 09 20:21

Re: Whose snowed in?


Guess who added 170mm of insulation to their loft last week? Dancing

Spot the difference (our house is on the right):


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unsprung

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Mon 02 Feb 09 20:24

Re: Whose snowed in?


Ben wrote (View Post):Guess who added 170mm of insulation to their loft last week? Dancing

Spot the difference (our house is on the right):



No more impressive case study (vis a vis insulation) could be made than this photo.

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Ben

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Mon 02 Feb 09 20:39

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unsprung wrote (View Post):No more impressive case study (vis a vis insulation) could be made than this photo.
I know - I'm amazed and really pleased. It's an objective demonstration of the improvement we think we can feel in the house and it justifies the many hours and £100 that I spent up in the loft last week.
And these are fairly new houses - they were supposed to be efficient already!

(And the central heating was on for the 12 hours before I took this photo.)



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roscobbc

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Mon 02 Feb 09 21:20

Re: Whose snowed in?


Ben wrote (View Post):unsprung wrote (View Post):No more impressive case study (vis a vis insulation) could be made than this photo.
I know - I'm amazed and really pleased. It's an objective demonstration of the improvement we think we can feel in the house and it justifies the many hours and £100 that I spent up in the loft last week.
And these are fairly new houses - they were supposed to be efficient already!

(And the central heating was on for the 12 hours before I took this photo.)


And I was going to say that perhaps you didn't have the heating on Rofl Rofl Rofl
Some of the modern houses you expect to be well insulated are anything but! On estate houses the less than scrupilous builder/sub contractor can save some money by de-specifying all houses actually built after the show house and where there isn't an effective develper/surveyor/architect inspections - no one is the wiser!


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