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What are the 17 common mistakes found on building plans?

When building control surveyors check building plans they tend to see the same errors crop up again and again. What are they?

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  • General

What type of roof will I need for my house extension?

You have choices for the roof of your new house extension - find out what the pros and cons are of each.

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  • Extension
  • Roof

What about building regulations and the roof of my new extension?

What will building control look for in the roof of my new house extension? Find out about the building regulations that apply.

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  • Roof
  • Extension

Guide to thatched roofs for house extensions - the Dorset Model

Everything you need to know about thatching your new house extension. Find out about the Dorset Model.

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  • Roof
  • Extension

How will I heat my new house extension?

Find out what options there are for heating your new house extension.

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  • Extension

Will I need additional ventilation in my kitchen?

Structural changes to your kitchen may mean additional ventilation requirements - find out what these are.

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  • Kitchens
  • Cooling & ventilation

What is cold bridging and how does it happen?

Cold bridging can result in black mould and condensation but what is it and how does it happen? Find out more.

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  • General
  • Insulation

What can be done about cold bridging around windows and doors?

Cold bridging (thermal bridging) can cause black mould and condensation to form. How do you stop it around windows and doors?

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  • Windows & doors

What should I consider before I start work on my bathroom?

These are the things to bear in mind before you start work on your bathroom.

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  • Bathroom
  • Plumbing

How should I ventilate my bathroom?

Are there any special considerations around ventilation for a bathroom? Find out here.

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  • Bathroom
  • Cooling & ventilation