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    Internal Insulation Wall Treatment

    Hello I was going to put some insulation on my internal wall of my bathroom before I fix the mermaid board to the batons. I was just thinking do I need to seal the wall with PVA glue? Also do I need a plastic sheet between my wall and the insulation to stop moisture getting through? The wall is...
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    Minimum Roof Angles 15 - 20 degrees Tiles

    Hello Basically I would like to use those ACME Sandstorm tiles that 1930's homes have, as it's in keeping with character, etc etc on a extension, but I would like to have a pitch between 15 to 20 degrees, not sure yet on exact angle. But I am unsure if planning will allow such a low pitch...
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    Law on ownership - Slabs going to tip

    Hello This is going to be a very bizarre question. A neighbour of mine was getting a gardener to replace a patio with a new one. The gardener was smashing up the slabs so put them in the back of his van. I asked the gardener if I can have the slabs. He send yes, he'll stack them up for me...
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    Planning Permission - Building in two stages

    Hello I am hopefully going to build a garage where I currently have a side drive on the house and a old tin garage. I am hoping to build the new garage over the side access first then, after a few years, continue the new garage over the footprint of the old tin garage. I was hoping this will...
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    Roof Truss Design - unusual - Building Control

    Hello In the attached photo is a roof truss I think I need on my garage, that I wish to build. It's of a slight unconventional design it seems. I was just wondering if something like that will be passed by building control? I was also thinking that, would they a support to be added that is...
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    Vented Roofing

    Hello I am hoping to build a extension on the side of my house that I will use as a garage. I have been reading about building regs on the roof and was wondering do I need to vent the roof space as suggested? I was going to have a warm roof, as I was hoping to fill the voids between the roof...
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    Wooden Garage Side Extension

    Hello All I have had a look on the planning portal website but not making much sense. I was just wondering if anyone had any advice before I pay the fee my local council charge for asking them if I need planning permission. I have a semi-detached house with vehicular side access. I currently...
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