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stuart45 07-17-2012 02:36 PM

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Steps don't have to be attached to the house. Here's a brick set that have a gap as they would bridge the damp proof course if touching the wall.
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stuart45 07-19-2012 01:26 PM

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Here's a photo of the DPC on the external skin of a brick/block cavity wall.
A DPC of some kind has been required on house walls here since the Public Health Act in 1875.
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