Happy 1st birthday to LABC Front Door


Front Door – because every home has one.

One year ago, LABC launched Front Door and this month Front Door celebrates its first birthday! Front Door is a home improvements website providing impartial advice for homeowners embarking on a home improvement project.

Front Door is a great resource for homeowners, DIYers and builders looking for advice on home and garden improvement projects. It includes practical guidance and technical advice on Building Control and the Building Regulations. It is easy to understand and there is plenty to help you transform your house or flat into your home! 

Homeowners and builders can select their type of project to show content focused on their home improvement type. 

  • Balconies
  • Bathrooms
  • Chimneys & flues
  • Conservatories
  • Cooling & Ventilation
  • Drains
  • Electricals
  • Extensions
  • Garage conversions
  • Garden work
  • Heating appliances 
  • Insulation
  • Kitchens
  • Loft conversions
  • Plumbing
  • Porches
  • Renewable energy
  • Roofing
  • Structural alterations
  • Underpinning
  • Walls
  • Windows & doors
  • Workshops & sheds

Search for your project here.

Your questions answered

We have a Q&A function in case you can’t find the answer you were looking for. Its called ‘Ask Anna’ and during the past year, we have had countless Ask Anna queries – keeping our Anna very busy! We have introduced ‘Ask Anna – question of the week’ articles for the most popular questions. Do you have a question for Anna? Just ask! We will aim to answer it and it may even be featured as a question of the week in the blog section. 

Thinking of renovating your house?

As Spring is approaching, many homeowners are planning home and garden improvements. We recommend having a look through Front Door first to get ideas and avoid unwanted surprises. The planning stage in any home or garden improvement project is very crucial and Front Door will help homeowners and builders understand their responsibilities from the start. 

Got a building regulations applications related question? See here for FAQ’s

Go to Front Door website now

Front Door on social media

Front Door is also on social media – so don’t forget to follow Front Door on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date.

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Top 3 projects on Front Door

  1. What are the issues around removing a chimney stack or chimney breast?
  2. Tell me about building regulations.
  3. What are the fire regulations for a loft conversion?


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