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What electrical work will be inspected in my loft conversion?

Electrical work must comply with the building regulations. Find out how to have this type of work done properly and safely.

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  • Loft conversion
  • Electrical

What are the key issues in design and construction?

What are the most important things to think about in terms of the design construction?

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  • General

How should I choose and work with a builder on my home improvements?

Be careful who you choose to work on your home improvements. Find out how to choose and work with a builder.

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  • General

Building regulations applications FAQs

Everything you need to know about making building regulations applications.

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  • General

Tell me about the building regulations

Find out what the building regulations, building control and the Approved Documents are and how they help protect you and your family.

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  • General

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

Why do I need a fire door?

Gain an overview into why you would need a fire door in your home.

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  • General

Which flooring structure should I choose for my extension?

We set out the pros and cons of each type of flooring structure for your new extension.

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  • Extension

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

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