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9
Sep

I've already done the work. Can I still get building regs approval?

Posted on: 09 September 2021

Category: News

 

 

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Wooden stamp and words 'approved'

21
Jul

Does your project need approval?

Posted on: 21 July 2021

Category: News

If you are planning a home improvement project there are several steps you need to consider before you start work. First decide on your budget and have a ‘wish list’ of what you want to achieve with your new/adapted space. As a homeowner, the next thing to do is check whether you need planning permission and/or building regulations approval as these are two separate processes. (In some cases, such as taking down a loadbearing wall in your home, you may not need planning...

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Image of tiled roof with missing tiles

26
Mar

Good roof maintenance

Posted on: 26 March 2020

Category: News

Whilst roof maintenance does not fall under the remit of Building Control we thought this blog would sit nicely with our previous one on re-roofing work.  We hope you find it helpful. How often do you inspect your roof? Probably not very often.  Ideally you should check your roof for damage at least once or twice a year. This is especially important now, given the amount of wind and rain we’ve experienced over the last few months. If you leave it too late to check, you...

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New tiled roof

9
Mar

Re-roofing tips

Posted on: 09 March 2020

Category: News

If the severe weather earlier this year left your roof in need of repair, you know it could be an expensive job and for this reason, it is really important that it’s done correctly. Read on to find out what you should know before you start. Background The energy performance of buildings became far more important following introduction of Part L (conservation of fuel and power) of the building regulations 2006. The aim being to reduce energy consumption by 20% compared to 2002...

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