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21.09.2018
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One of the most common internal alterations carried out is to remove an obsolete chimney breast at ground floor to create more floor space. Quite…
14.09.2018
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On 28 November 2016 we held our National Awards for Building Excellence at the Westminster Park Plaza in London. Hosted by Nick Knowles of DIY SOS…
29.08.2018
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Houses are a controversial subject in the UK. Some say we are not building enough, some say we are not building houses of the right quality and some…
29.08.2018
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It can be difficult to determine when the renovation of a thermal element triggers the need for a building regulation application. Here we look at…
29.08.2018
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When specifying roof windows, it is important to consider advances in design and the latest regulations and how these can impact upon the performance…
29.08.2018
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We have provided several articles on the changes to BS 5534:2014 (see the related articles to the right of this article.) The most relevant…
29.08.2018
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Another horror story emerged from one of our surveyors recently when they were called out to unauthorised work where an outbuilding was being…
29.08.2018
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Water UK have published a pre-implementation version of "Sewers for Adoption" Edition 8. The document is expected to come into effect by mid-2019 and…
29.08.2018
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When a property is up for sale and building work has been carried out on it, the seller will need a form of certification to say that the works have…