The Hollingworth Guide to working with Builders
Is this your first time contracting a builder to so some work on your home? Are you confused by the roles of builders, architects, planning permission and solicitors? Do you just need some solid advice on what to expect before, during and after building work on your home?
Our Managing Director, Pete Hollingworth, gives the benefit of his substantial experience in the industry, pointing out potential pitfalls and proposing best approaches to the process.
What is Permitted Development?
A change in law allows for a temporary increase to the size limits for single-storey rear extensions if completed by 30 May 2019. Our guide talks you through some of the pitfalls and advantages to this change.
Does replacing my windows need Building Regulations approval?
Did you know that since the 1 April 2002, all home/business owners replacing windows and doors require consent from their local authority, and the new windows themselves will need to fully meet the requirements of the Building Regulations? So even if you are replacing only one window bought from a local DIY centre you still need our guide below.
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