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Posted By: JSHarrisOne even had the audacity to tell me not to worry about all that stuff, as he'd been building houses for years and it just wasn't necessary...........
Posted By: jamesingramTrademen make a living doing it the way they know, new stuff creates a risk to thier potential income.
Posted By: Joinereventually relaxed on replacement windows, when if trickle vents hadn't been fitted originally they didn't have to be fitted on the new windows if night-vent catches were fitted.
Posted By: joe90so we fitted them but we didnt cut a hole in the window frame
Posted By: JSHarrisThe gross stupidity was to apply the same logic (the insistence on having trickle vents) to new build houses, where far more effective and efficient ventilation methods could be designed in.
Posted By: wookeyDo you mean because it's the cheapest way to make a big-enough hole in new-build?
Posted By: wookeyWhy does corporate greed favour trickle vents?Do you mean because it's the cheapest way to make a big-enough hole in new-build?
Posted By: fostertomoverlook the (recently tightened) rigidity of the Regs wording and accept night vent latching instead
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