What’s the waterproof envelope of a flat roof?
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 […] Read more
Modifying existing 3m high summerhouse
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 [...] Read more
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 [...] Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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 [...] Read more