"Shelter Banks" Similar to Food Banks.Providing Building Materials For Outbuildings, to People Squeezed Into The Smallest Houses in Europe
The Uk Property market has been in crisis for many years. The new concept of Shelter Banks, aims to help ease a part of that crisis.
They are similar to Food Banks in the Uk, but distributing, re-used & re-manufactured building materials that have been donated or bought in bulk at low cost. The shelters built with these materials, may be storage sheds, greenhouse or insulated garden offices for small businesses.
To facilitate this, building materials are stored in a warehouse and collected by local people, or posted to target low income groups, individuals or small businesses over a wider area.
Some materials will be free, but it depends on the amount of resources, funding & donations available, as to whether materials will have to have a small charge. If so, due to low overheads & donator support, they will much chea…
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1. Collect wood that is plentiful due to fallen trees / joists / stick frames
2. Sort or cut wood into 50mm /70 / 140mm thick planks
3. paints planks with preservative 4. Clad & nail / screw planks inside galvanised drywall lining channel or purlins, salvaged from destroyed buildings 5.Drill holes in structurally sound brick walls, insert plastic walls plugs , glued in with injection resin or adhesives 6. Screw metal clad planks to wall, horizontally & vertically , so a 2.4 x1.2m sheet can be screwed to it 7 Fill insulation voids with plastic bottles filled with polystyrene or bubble wrap (or sand / soil / water if thermal mass / heavier wall weight required) .