Happy holidays

In this post we assemble a delightful flat pack house for the holidays.

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Source your flatpack house from a reputable supplier (in this case, IKEA). Ensure you have enough space on a level site and check all the items.

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Ensure your foundation is stable and of sufficient size. In this case we used a single ceramic slab.

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Slowly add water to your cement (in this case, icing sugar) until an appropriately stiff paste is made.

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You may need to transfer the cement to an appropriate vessel for use. Are you wearing a hard hat?

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Using a size 2 nozzle on your IIA device (Industrial Icing Applicator) apply evenly along the first panel.

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Raising the first walls and bind. You may need additional laborers for this section. Check they have CSCS Cards (Cake Self-Certification Scheme)

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With the first two ends secure the structure is now freestanding but is still open to the elements.

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The roof pitch is a fairly steep 12/12 to help shed heavy snowfalls

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Working at height is dangerous, especially in high winds.

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The chimney is a mid pitch style (notice the “V”)

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The prefabricated roof needs additional tar to ensure weatherproofing and airtightness.

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The ‘Smart-IES’ (Integrated Electronic System) photovoltaic units being delivered. It’s important to separate them by polarity (this can be determined by the colour of the outer shell)

The final building.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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