Extending and improving your home : an introduction by M. J. Billington

By M. J. Billington

Written for small developers and tradesmen akin to bricklayers and carpenters, in addition to owners desirous to supply extra space and more desirable residing stipulations with no the large rate of relocating condominium. whereas there are various books that care for the development features of extending a home, there are few assets that mix the making plans, building and regulatory features into one simply available resource. Extending and enhancing a house meets that want. by way of focussing on particular development parts - foundations, partitions, roofs, prone, finishes and so on - the e-book smartly presents a accomplished, obtainable consultant to the parts of remodeling that reason such a lot situation for owners and small developers.

Extending and bettering a house will: advisor you thru the maze of laws that is affecting such a lot development adjustments and extensions; exhibit the best way to cross approximately getting a venture realised when it comes to layout, collection of contractor and development, effectively and to finances, and provides sound technical options for all of the parts of a venture that still conform to development rules

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This general permission depends on the house type and area. The local planning authority can give more advice. Houses and buildings up to 15 m high Unless the house is in a designated area, planning permission is not needed to install an antenna on a property, provided the following: & & & & & & There will be no more than two antennas on the property overall. ) If a single antenna is being installed, it is not more than 100 cm in any linear dimension (not including any projecting feed element, reinforcing rim, mounting and brackets).

However, some minor repair work is not covered by the Building Regulations, such as & & & & & Replacing less than 25% of the roof tiles with the same type and weight of tile; Replacing less than 25% of the felt to a flat roof; Repointing brickwork; Replacing floorboards and Renovating less than 25% of an external wall. e. the fixed frame as well as the moving part) needs to comply with the Regulations, works of repair to parts of the window or door such as & & & & Replacing broken glass, Replacing a sealed double glazing unit, Repairing or replacing ironmongery or Replacing rotten framing members.

No alteration must be higher than the highest part of the roof. 7 m above the floor. Protected species: – work on a loft or a roof may affect bats. Protected species need to be considered when planning work of this type. A survey may be needed and, if bats are using the building, a licence may be needed. uk). 22 Extending and Improving Your Home Satellite, TV and radio antennas Before it is intended to buy or rent an antenna, a check should be carried out as to whether planning permission, listed building consent, or permission from the landlord or owner is needed.

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