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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part Two

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part two Undertaking your first self-build venture is uncharted waters for most, especially if you do not have experience in the construction industry or in managing large projects. Fortunately, you are not alone. Many, now successful self-builders had the same fears before embarking on ...
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National Custom & Self Build Week 2018. What Options Do You Have?

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National Custom & Self Build Week. What Options Do You Have? As a member of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association), ACA’s mission is to help as many peole realise their dreams, and build their very own 'Grand Design'. We are excited to announce that the National Custom and Self Build Week is taking place from 7th to the 13th ...
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Self Build Week: Promoting Right to Build

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Right to Build - Highlighting During Self Build Week Saturday 30th April - Sunday 8th May is National Self and Custom Build Week! We'd like to help raise awareness of what support is available to anyone who is considering moving house, or looking into building their own home. It can be done, and help is at hand! Following the announcement ...
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Inside Knowledge: Interior Design with Tangram Furnishers

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Getting Started with Interior Design It's one of the first things people think about when considering building their own home, and with good reason too. What will it look like inside? As easy as it is to think about, actually deciding on how to furnish your new Self Build can be quite difficult if you've never had a house customised ...
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The Homebuilding & Renovating Show: It Pays to Prepare!

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Make the most of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show For the Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 preview and top tips read our article here. Across the UK, more and more people are becoming intrigued by the possibility of building their own home. The Self Build industry is growing, and to cater for this increase in interest, Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine ...
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Summing Up: What Does a Structural Engineer Do?

Allan Corfield Architect, Construction Methods, Construction Professionals, Eco Homes, Plot, Self Build 10 Comments

An interview with Darryl Bailie - Structural Engineer, Future Space Structural Consultants Ltd Throughout a Self Build project, Structural Engineers are usually called upon at the detailed design stage, and are required for Building Warrant approvals. Your Structural Engineer will also check the ground conditions of your proposed site, which will define the foundation design. But when is the best time ...

Self Build Resources: What Research Should I Be Doing?

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Self Build Research: 'Knowledge is Power' This week, we've spoken to Brian Singleton, of ADM Systems, as well as Lindsey Davis and Claire Lloyd, from the Editorial Team at Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine, for their views on how valuable research can be for Self Builders. Embarking on your Self Build journey can be a bit daunting without having the right ...