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Getting a Renovation Grant

If you are very lucky and very determined, you might well be able to get some kind of grant to help you in your renovation. Don’t count on it though! Read more


Assessing Material Costs

Accurately assessing material costs is vital to ensuring that you don’t waste money, either having expensive tradesmen waiting around or having to throw surplus materials away. Read more


Obtaining Planning Permission

Obtaining planning permission has a reputation for being tricky and frustrating, but if you take the time to understand the process and find out what the planners are looking for, it should be a breeze. Read more

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Budgeting And Cost Control

Your renovation project can cost you a lot more than you think if you don’t put time into constructing an accurate budget in the first place then keep on top of as the project progresses. Read more

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Cost Of Planning Permission

The cost of obtaining planning permission is itself not a great deal, it’s the add-on expenses and the cost of getting it wrong that can really hurt. Read more