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    • Shegull
    • By Shegull 8th Jul 17, 4:43 PM
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    Plinth Over Garage
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    Plinth Over Garage 8th Jul 17 at 4:43 PM
    Help needed please! A wooden plinth has fallen off of my garage right above the door, approx 10 cms wide. It was previously held on to a metal lintel with glue, but I'm not sure I can refix it with glue as there is nowhere to put a clamp! It's a real puzzle (I know nothing about DIY), the rain can currently get in too & I need to refix it asap, but don't want the expense of a professional if poss for such a small job. I'd be very grateful for any helpful advice, thank you.
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    • Furts
    • By Furts 8th Jul 17, 5:03 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 5:03 PM
    A tube of Gripfill (in a green tube, not the water based product) and a cheap skeleton gun costs perhaps under £10 at Screwfix or Toolstation. Gripfill is a grab adhesive so you may be able to use just this without any clamps, Or you hold the piece for a while whilst the Gripfill cures. Or you push the piece back into place if it slips whilst curing
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    • By Shegull 8th Jul 17, 5:11 PM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 5:11 PM
    Thanks so much for taking the time & effort to respond, we've been completely baffled, it's very much appreciated and will be a relief to get it finally fixed, cheers
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    • By Le_Kirk 9th Jul 17, 11:02 AM
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    Make sure you wear Nitrile (or similar) gloves as Gripfill is difficult to remove from your hands.
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