David B
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Answer to: In process of buying BISF House - What next?!

Hi Luke, congratulations on your prospective purchase. I hope the process goes smoothly for you. In response to your questions; 1) EWI: I would al...

1 week ago
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RE: NSC but which style

@kwik Hi Kris, did you manage to find out your construction type? If you still need help, let me know. Ps if you can supply a postcode, that woul...

2 weeks ago
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RE: How does the Surveyor survey steel frame where bolted to the floor slab

Great advice by CRVB there. Some surveyors will be happy to use a borescope, others will insist on cutting away a small section of exterior render, to...

2 weeks ago
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Answer to: Construction Type Identification Help

Hi, I noted you posted your question a couple of months ago, and I'm unsure if you still need advice, but here goes. Your property appears to be a U...

2 weeks ago
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Answer to: Buying a Gregory house - very confused!

@lauren3101 Thanks for the screenshot Lauren. I must admit I was thrown slightly by your image, as it certainly didn't match the description of a t...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Buying a Gregory house - very confused!

@lauren3101 Hi Lauren, I can confirm that the dwellings known as Gregory construction are classified as being Defective under the housing act 1985....

2 weeks ago
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RE: What type pf house is mine? Where can i find the original plans?

Hi CRVB, I've found a few images from the site that you may find useful. If I see any more, I'll let you know.

2 weeks ago
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Answer to: What type pf house is mine? Where can i find the original plans?

Your house is a British Iron & Steel Federation, steel framed house, commonly referred to as a BISF house. Many people have successfully extend th...

2 weeks ago
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Answer to: Double Extension Enquiry?

Hi, I think your first port of call would be with your local authority building control team. In short, these guys dictate what materials can and cant...

4 years ago