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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2012’

  • Planning A Wetroom

    Wet rooms are a modern way to achieve a streamlined bathroom. But before you rip out your existing bathroom consider carefully if a wet room makes the best use of space and suits your lifestyle. What is a wet room? A wet room is when …

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  • Renewable Energy Grants

    Thinking of installing renewable energy in your home? Did you know you can get up to £1250 towards the cost of a new system from UK government? The Renewable Heat Premium Payment is designed to help towards meeting the costs of installing renewable technologies in your …

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  • We Need You

    We need Scottish home improvement companies to list on our Who Can Help pages. With thousands of visitors every month looking for help with their home improvement projects we need Professionals, Specialists, Tradesmen, Builders and Suppliers to list with us. It’s completely FREE and includes …

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  • Moving of internal stud wall

    Do I need a building warrant to move a stud wall approx 2ft so that we can extend the bathroom?

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  • Boiler Scrappage Vouchers (Scotland)

    Thinking of replacing your old boiler? Did you know you can apply for a £400 voucher towards the cost? Scotland has one of the most ambitious CO2 emission reduction targets in the world. The installation of an efficient heating system is one effective way of reducing …

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  • Free Insulation

    Offers are available for free and discounted insulation from the Scottish Government and your local council. Homes can lose heat easily if they aren’t properly insulated, over 50% of the heat is lost through the roof and walls. Energy is expensive, so one of the best …

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  • Concrete Garage

    please can you confirm if i require a building warrant for a concrete garage that will have a floor area of 18sqmtrs, 1 metre from my semi detached house, less than 1 metre from the boundary, less than 2.5 metres to the apex and in …

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  • New Wall

    I want to remove a 2.5m hedge and replace with a 2m wall. It is more than 20m from a road but adjacent to a public footpath. I dont think I require planning permission but will I require building warrant?

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  • Improving your Homes Energy Efficency

    With rising energy prices and more consideration for the environment the energy efficiency of our homes is becoming an increasingly talked about subject. Here are Do I Need Permissions tips for improving your homes energy efficiency. Windows and doors Ensure your windows and doors are …

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  • A Porch without Planning Permission or Warrant

    Fed up of shoes, coats and bags lying about the hall or nowhere to store the vacuum? A porch could be the ideal way to gain extra storage space and enhance the look of your property. Building something without planning permission or building warrant is …

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