Archive for the ‘Loft Conversions’ Category

Be Aware of the Neighbours when Contemplating a Loft Conversion

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Any sort of house extension these days seems to be a popular alternative to selling up and moving house but few people think about what their neighbours might think about it all. If you are thinking of carrying outloft conversionsĀ in…. read more

Important Structural Requirements for Loft Conversions

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Most people who are thinking of extending their house by incorporating a new loft conversion just leave the details to the architect or builder and only start thinking about what exactly has to be done when the bills start rolling…. read more

Important Structural Requirements for Loft Conversions

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Most people who are thinking of extending their house by incorporating a new loft conversion just leave the details to the architect or builder and only start thinking about what exactly has to be done when the bills start rolling…. read more

How Easy is It to Build a Loft Conversion by Yourself?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

If you are a natural handy person and are used to doing a lot of do-it-yourself work in and around the house you might be wondering what the limits to your ability are when it comes to more challenging projects…. read more

The Building Regulations and Garage Conversions

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The Building Regulations and Garage Conversions Garage conversions are regarded as substantial material alterations and therefore demand minimum standards in terms of the way in which the conversions are carried out. These standards are determine d by the Building Regulations…. read more

How to Add Value with a Garage Conversion

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

How to Add Value with a Garage Conversion Converting one’s garage seems to have become increasingly popular these days as the requirement to store a car under cover is less important with modern cars and the vacant space just used…. read more

Can Grannies Live in Converted Outhouses?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Can Grannies Live in Converted Outhouses? Well, the simple answer to this question is that they can’t. It is simply not allowable to use sheds and outhouses for housing even if all the necessary furniture and fittings have been put…. read more

Planning Permission for a Garage

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Planning Permission for a Garage Generally, garages do not need any form of planning permission in most situations as they are considered to be an outbuilding. Garages and other outbuildings or outhouses come under the category of permitted development which…. read more

Buying a Ready Built Transportable Home Without Planning Permission

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Buying a Ready Built Transportable Home Without Planning Permission The building of mobile homes that are not caravans or tents have now been granted planning permission as long as they match certain criteria. In fact they don’t need to be…. read more

Conservatories Can Be Built by the Handyman

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Conservatories Can Be Built by the Handyman Building a conservatory as an extension to your living space can be an extremely useful and practical way of dealing with crowded conditions in your home. These days with changes in planning regulations…. read more