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Last edited 17 Oct 2018
What you need to know about builders of extensions
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Builders can enable you to increase the size of usable space and add value to your home. You can decide to convert your loft and combine it with an extension on the side or rear to get the most out of your house. Building a new structure can be a daunting task because it requires you to carry out precise planning. The company that you hire to provide the services you need could be responsible for designing, planning and building the entire project - or those services can be provided by separate companies.
To be certain that you get services of the highest quality, you may wish to hire a company that is a fully-accredited member of a relevant professional body, such as the Federation of Master Builders, the Trust Mark Scheme and of NICEIC, which is the electrical governing authority and so on.
In addition, the company may have earned certification from the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). You would also have peace of mind if the contractors have public liability insurance. This will shield you against any liability in case of claims during the works.
You should convert your loft, barn, or basement while maintaining the stability of your main building structure. Therefore, you need a reliable, skilled professional to carry out works safely. The building company should provide a complete project management solution for your construction needs.
For all your building needs, you should hire a contractor that can handle brick and masonry work, plastering, joinery and finishing, roof repairs and new roofs, exterior and interior conversions, and electrical and plumbing services and so on.
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