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What building control site inspections should I expect for my new extension?

Your building control surveyor will want to see your extension at specific points during your new extension build.

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  • Extension

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

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

What are the key things to consider for my new garage conversion?

Find out what the key considerations are when planning your your new garage conversion.

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  • Garage conversion

What are the issues around the load on the floor for my bathroom?

Extra load on your floor is a key consideration with new bathrooms or changing to a heavy bath. Find out more.

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  • Bathroom

Do I need building regulations for my loft conversion?– Ask Anna Question of the Week

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  • General
  • Loft conversion

10 home renovation problems owners can avoid

Most construction projects on existing homes work out fine, but there can be problems. This is why plans and specifications are useful – because they enable all the people involved to spot potential issues and agree a solution before work starts.

Before work begins: planning your home improvement project

Still at the planning stage? Here are a few things to think about before building work actually begins.

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  • General