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Finding a Plot For Your Property

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A self build property can be one of the most satisfying projects you can ever undertake – not to mention one of the most complex. One of the main benefits of opting to bypass the standard housing market is that you are able to pick and choose the exact spot you’d like to make your … Continue reading

Planning Permission v Building Regulations

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When you decide to make alterations or additions to your property, you might find yourself wondering exactly what work requires planning permission, and what requires building regulation approval. To make sure you don’t incur any penalties for carrying out unauthorised developments, we’ve put together this article to explain the differences between planning permission and building … Continue reading

Do I Need Planning Permission for My Conservatory?

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A conservatory can be a fantastic addition to any home, offering a beautiful space for the family to relax throughout the year. If you’re looking to construct a conservatory on your property, the question of planning permission has probably come to mind. It’s always worth looking into the necessity of planning permission for any development … Continue reading

Are Bi-Folding Doors Really Worth the Investment?

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Bi-Folding doors are a popular addition for homeowners looking to add a modern touch to their home. Composed of several door frames that stack together with folding opening mechanisms, this design is a striking statement for home renovations. However, due to their complex design, bi-fold doors can be a higher investment than other designs, leaving … Continue reading

Planning Permission for Replacement Windows and Doors

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If you’re looking to replace the windows or doors in your home or workplace, you may be wondering whether there are any rules or regulations you need to comply with. Whilst you may require planning permission for some home improvements, replacing your windows and doors does not typically require permission from your local authority. Building … Continue reading

Top tips for having clean windows all year round

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Windows are a huge factor in enhancing the appeal of your property, from standard double glazed windows, to an entire conservatory. Keeping your windows clean all year round is therefore a priority for many homeowners, ensuring the house looks tidy and hygienic at all times. Ensuring your windows are up to standard at all times … Continue reading

Best Buy: Conservatories vs Extensions

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Extending your home is the ideal way to create more space for all the family to enjoy, whether it’s an additional living space, kitchen extension, or bedroom. What’s more, extending your existing home has the added benefit of increasing the value of your house if it goes on the market. The debate of whether to … Continue reading

Revamp your conservatory this spring

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With spring finally upon us, households around the country will start using their conservatories more and more. Be it for sitting in at mealtimes, housing pot plants or simply enjoying the lighter, warmer evenings, the conservatory is an invaluable addition to a number of households. Here, we run through some of the ways in which … Continue reading

How to build a conservatory base

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When installing a conservatory at a property, it needs a base that is correctly installed to ensure the foundations of the structure are secure. Here, we run through the process of preparing the base ready for a new conservatory to be installed, listing each step involved. Mark out the area and shape The first stage … Continue reading

Three window products to watch in 2016

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With new innovations in window technology being continually created, there are many things to look out for which will soon be coming into the market. In our ever-changing economy and with our unpredictable climate, window technology can really mean the difference between extortionate and reasonable energy bills. With predictions flying around about what will be … Continue reading