Foundations and footings: Avoiding the common issues

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Digging the foundations for your home – What you need to know As with everything else in life, building a home requires getting the foundations right – if you don’t, nothing else will work. Here are some of the things you need to know to avoid pitfalls. Even with the best preparations, however, foundations can… Read more »

7 things not to forget when you’re building your own home

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Self build advice From bats to bricks, budgets to building regulations, make sure you’ve thought about the following before you start work on your new home. Follow orders When your district or borough council gives you planning permission, there are likely to be conditions attached. You absolutely need to read and comply with these. As… Read more »

5 steps to a successful self-build project

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  Making your self-build a success If you’re looking to complete a self-build project, you may have a loads of ideas floating through your head. Taking the reins means that you can lead from the front and orchestrate a construction that satisfies your wildest dreams. But, of course, it’s not that easy – especially if… Read more »

7 Things to Know Before you Self Build

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Starting a Self-Build Every year, hundreds of people embark upon self build projects, determined to create their perfect home. Now, more than ever, it is perfectly feasible to build the house of your dreams, within the average budget. The process is not without peril, but thanks to the collective wisdom of those who have gone… Read more »