Finding Someone to Render Our Home
Asked on 1 January 2020
by Susan Jones
3 Answers
Modern render being applied to wall insulation

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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What’s the waterproof envelope of a flat roof?
Asked on 26 June 2020
1 Answers

We have an eco type house with a flat roof made of fibreglass which is seven years old approx. The roof is laid on a concrete screed and water has been entering the property with tell tale marks on the ceiling. We have new home insurance and a claim has been made. The policy refers […]

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Modifying existing 3m high summerhouse
Asked on 8 June 2020
1 Answers

Hi there, I have recently purchased a property that has a very well built (raft foundation,brick wall etc) summerhouse building that I would like to modernise and convert into a working office. The summerhouse was constructed at the same time as large double storey extension (early nineties). The roof ridge is 3m high, the structure [...]

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Extension plans
Asked on 6 June 2020
1 Answers

We originally put in for planning for a 2 storey extension on the back of the house – ground floor 3mx6m and first floor 2mx6m. This was approved but then we put in an adaptation to just build a ground floor extension for 2.5mx6m which was approved. Due to changing circumstances we’d like to look [...]

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Purchasing land without planning permission
Asked on 5 June 2020
1 Answers

I have registered with the local councils where I want to purchase land but how can I find out if land will be granted planning permission before I purchase it? Who can help with this process? Thanks Kitty

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Extension
Asked on 5 June 2020
1 Answers

I had a single story 6m outwards extension 4 years ago if I wanted to build on top of it would I ha w to get planning permission.

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Driveway query
Asked on 1 June 2020
1 Answers

Is one allowed to construct a builders toilet as a temporary structure on the driveway (which is shared with the neighbour on a semidetached property) as a lean to structure visible from the street. The estimated life will be approx. 1year during a major renovation project.

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Funding/Grants/Architecture
Asked on 30 May 2020
0 Answers

Hi I have found a property that I would like to purchase which requires substantial renovation. I would like help to purchase and have funds to renovate from an Eco perspective. The intention is to turn the property into a Plant Based/Eco Friendly B&B and small intimate Retreat Centre. Can anyone help me regards finding [...]

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Victorian roofing
Asked on 25 May 2020
1 Answers

What past magazines have articles about re-roofing a Victorian house?

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