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May 13, 2019

Building Contracts: Do You Really Need One?

Not sure whether a written agreement is necessary for your project?

If you pay a contractor to do some work on your property, you have a building contract with him. It doesn’t have to be in writing – but even for a fairly small...

May 10, 2019

Foundations and footings, what lies beneath

One of the most important parts of your build is constructing your new home on well-designed foundations. Considering 30% of your build-cost will be underground there is a lot to think about with the majority needing to be con...

May 3, 2019

Solving Underfloor Heating (HFH) Problems

UFH is an efficient, durable and comfortable heating option - provided it's properly specified and installed. In this article, Peter Richardson reveals how to avoid common underfloor heating problems

Installing an underfloor heat...

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