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Common Renovation Mistakes Avoiding Them
Common Renovation Mistakes Avoiding Them
We present the top five most common mistakes that inexperienced developers can make with a house renovation or restoration....
Conforming To Building Regulations
Conforming To Building Regulations
Building regulations are a necessary evil, but it is up to you, as the property owner to make sure that you know what regulations should apply to your renovation....
Deciding What Work To Do
Deciding What Work To Do
Working out what to do, in what order, can have your head spinning for hours! Break things down with our guide and it will all seem more under control....
Deciding Whether to Hire an Architect
Deciding Whether to Hire an Architect
This article looks at the benefits of having an architect involved in the renovation of your existing property or building of an extension onto it; it also discusses…...
Finding the Perfect Property to Renovate
Finding the Perfect Property to Renovate
Avoid the money pits and find the perfect property to renovate with our guide to getting started in property renovation....
Get Professional Renovation Help
Get Professional Renovation Help
Professionals are important to the success of any renovation project but how can you decide where you should use a specialist and where is it safe and sensible to do…...
Is a Renovation Worth It Financially?
Is a Renovation Worth It Financially?
Getting the spreadsheet and calculator out might be boring but it’s vital to know whether your project is worthwhile before you embark on it....
Is a Utility Room Worthwhile?
Is a Utility Room Worthwhile?
In our quest for open plan living should your kitchen renovation include a utility room, or are they are extinct as pantries?...
Is it the Right Time to Find a Renovation Project?
Is it the Right Time to Find a Renovation Project?
Renovating in a recession? Perhaps it's not the complete madness that it would first seem; the game has changed but there's still money to be made for the nimble....
Keeping Neighbours Happy During a Renovation
Keeping Neighbours Happy During a Renovation
Keeping neighbours happy during a renovation project isn’t just being polite, it can save money too....
Keeping On Top Of The Project When Renovating A House
Keeping On Top Of The Project When Renovating A House
As your renovation progress it’s vital to stay abreast of it and be ready to adapt if and when things go wrong....
Maintaining Your Relationship When Renovating
Maintaining Your Relationship When Renovating
If you're about to embark upon your first renovation project, read our guide to relationship survival. We'll keep you talking when the going gets tough!...
Obtaining Planning Permission
Obtaining Planning Permission
Obtaining planning permission has a reputation for being tricky and frustrating, but if you take the time to understand the process and find out what the planners are…...
Planning And Patience Whilst Renovating
Planning And Patience Whilst Renovating
Planning is boring, everyone knows that, but unless you want to throw money down a bottomless pit, it’s an essential factor for success....
Recording The Present Condition of Your Renovation Project
Recording The Present Condition of Your Renovation Project
Keeping a record of the condition of your renovation project before you start isn’t just to give you something to look back on, it serves a number of other crucial…...
Renovating Listed Buildings
Renovating Listed Buildings
Renovators often shy away from listed buildings and it’s true that you are taking on more work and stress. But as long as you understand and follow the rules the…...
Space Visualisation of Your Renovation Project
Space Visualisation of Your Renovation Project
Trying to visualise any renovation project can be difficult but architects and designer can help out, and now computer software can too....
The Dream Phase-What You Want To Happen
The Dream Phase-What You Want To Happen
Get this bit right and the rest will all follow – we show you how to get your ducks in a row and tackle the start of a renovation process step by step...
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