What’s included in the Self Build Cost Calculator?
Asked on 12 August 2019
by Nigel Smith
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Just to clarify, does your estimate of cost include the cost of the land?

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The Build It House Guide
Asked on 13 January 2020
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Hi Are the budget figures quoted in the guide inclusive of VAT? Regards David

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Is two storey extension possible?
Asked on 6 January 2020
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Is a two storey house extension possible? I’d like to extend into an enclosed rear garden space. Space is enclosed by 3 walls the front opening onto the garden. Victorian property only one side wall of enclose is shared neighbour wall. This enclosure goes up the length of house. Would like to know if 1) [...]

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What is the criteria for acquiring a self build mortgage?
Asked on 6 January 2020
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What is the criteria for acquiring a self build mortgage?

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What are the components for a roadway?
Asked on 6 January 2020
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My husband has had a stroke we can’t communicate by speech or writing. I have a complex derelict house to renovate now on his behalf there is a roadway approved on site too that I need to build. I want to start to make the materials list for the driveway so I discharge this planning [...]

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Finding someone to render our home
Asked on 1 January 2020
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We are looking for someone to externally render a large timber frame house with something like Parex. We live in Cambridgeshire. They would need to board it first.

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Insulation of an existing bungalow?
Asked on 12 December 2019
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My home’s exterior walls have had cavity wall insulation but I do not know how effective it is. Similarly double glazed upvc windows are fitted. How can I determine the insulation of the walls and windows? Also what is the best way of improving the U value of the walls?

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Do I have space for a 2 bedroom dormer bungalow?
Asked on 10 December 2019
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I am looking to see whether it is viable to build a 2 bedroom dormer bungalow on a plot in my Dad’s garden in Cornwall. Alongside my dad’s home there is a neighbouring bungalow, but neither property have windows overlooking the plot. I was just wondering what restrictions and regulations apply here, and whether I [...]

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Build It 3D Design Software
Asked on 7 December 2019
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Is your design software based on sketchup? Also does it come with any building reg detail drawings built in?

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