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In short, the fungus can be thought of as 'living in masonry and eating wood', and because the fungus thrives in damp, unventilated conditions, it can occur in the areas of a property that are not often seen, such as floor voids, or behind timber panelling, so damage may be extensive before the attack is discovered. What to look for: Initially the fungus appears as off-white felt-like or cotton-wool like sheets on brickwork and timber, and, in later stages, can develop fungal strands as thick as your finger.

There are many different variants of the electric drill, and most of these are available as either mains operated drills, or battery powered cordless drills. Generally speaking, the bigger the chuck capacity, the larger the motor. As the power increases, the drill will run slower to give the greater torque or turning power needed in drilling larger holes in steel or masonry. Depending on the purpose for which it was designed, a drill can be single speed, have two or three pre-set speeds, or incorporate a variable speed function.

Preparation, cooking and washing-up, each area should include all the appliances required and a suitable sized work area around it. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Roughly position the scale footprints of the appliances in their most logical position with respect to the existing position of the services. Do not worry if you need more services, it just indicated that you will need to add some. Look at the free area between the appliances and decide how many base units you need or can fit. Cut out paper/card footprints for these units.

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