Home > Ask Our Experts

Ask Our Experts...

Below are our articles on the subject of Ask Our Experts. If you can't see what you are looking for our other categories are displayed on the left under 'Our Quick Links'...
Can a Door Open Directly From Bathroom to Kitchen?
Can a Door Open Directly From Bathroom to Kitchen?
Having two doors between a kitchen and a bathroom with a toilet did seem to be a rule under building regulations until recently but it is not the case today....
Can I Fit Restraints or Bars to Windows?
Can I Fit Restraints or Bars to Windows?
Builders aren't required to provide locking catches for windows or child-proof stays, but it does make you wonder where else cost-cutting has been taking place....
Extending Above a Garage:  Are Plans Negotiable?
Extending Above a Garage: Are Plans Negotiable?
The reason for the restriction may not be one hundred per cent clear but there's no reason not to ask the planners and see if you can work around it....
Part Finished Project How to Get Building Completion Certificate?
Part Finished Project How to Get Building Completion Certificate?
The Completion Certificate, issued by the Building Control Department, is essential when your extension is finished but what do you do if the building control…...
Replacing Windows: What are the Fire Regulations?
Replacing Windows: What are the Fire Regulations?
FENSA are a good source of information about building regulations concerning doors and windows but they do not make the rules and your local building inspector is the…...
Underfloor Heating or Night Storage Heating?
Underfloor Heating or Night Storage Heating?
Comparing night storage heaters with underfloor heating will depend on how much you value freedom from radiators over easy and cheap installation....
Topics
Add to my Yahoo!
Add to Google
Stumble this
Add to Twitter
Add To Facebook
RSS feed
You should seek independent professional advice before acting upon any information on the ExtensionBuild website. Please read our Disclaimer.