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26 Jun

Building work | Sound Proofing

Oxford - OX2

Enquiry from: Tyler G

Start Date: Immediate

hello, i work as post production coordinator for isis audio and we have recently moved into new premises in king's meadow, ferry hinksey road, oxford. the building has two floors, on the ground floor...

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25 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Thornton Heath - CR7

Enquiry from: Mohammad H

Start Date: Immediate

i just want a loft conversion stairs ,i plan to do a loft conversion later but at the moment just want to do the stairs are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace what a...

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25 Jun

Insulation | Loft / Roof

Eastleigh - SO53

Enquiry from: Vasilis P

Start Date: Immediate

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current property has some insulation. at a small area it has been moved so it needs relaying. the full loft needs topping up of another 200mm to make it to around 300mm which is close to the recommen...

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25 Jun

Building work | General

Walton-on-Thames - KT12

Enquiry from: Gary B

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

customer made an enquiry for building maintenance and confirmed on the quotatis site they would like quotes from a builder.mr lives in the walton-on-thames area and would like a call to discuss option...

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24 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Bicester - OX25

Enquiry from: Emily S

Start Date: Immediate

we have a loft conversation with limited head height and want to add a dormer window in to increase the head height. are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace what are y...

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23 Jun

Insulation | External Wall

Portsmouth - PO2

Enquiry from: Charlotte H

Start Date: Immediate

Felt replacing in roof on 2 story flat

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23 Jun

Building work | General

Yateley - GU46

Enquiry from: William C

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

customer in the yateley area made an enquiry a couple of projects including building maintenance.call anytime and arrange an appointment to discuss. below is some details about this project: are you t...

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22 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Haywards Heath - RH16

Enquiry from: Rute S

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loft conversion into room are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace what are you looking to convert the space into: bedroom/s are you looking to have stairs: yes do you ...

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21 Jun

Building work | General

Southampton - SO30

Enquiry from: Be C

Start Date: Immediate

Roof trusses made for extension, external measurements, 7m x 3.9m

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21 Jun

Conversion | Loft

St. Leonards-on-Sea - TN37

Enquiry from: Maria C

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a full width of house dorma put on to existing loft room in victorian terrace are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace what are you looking to convert the space into: b...

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21 Jun

Insulation | Cavity Wall

Eastleigh - SO53

Enquiry from: Richard M

Start Date: Immediate

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cavity wall insulation. insulation was installed 20 years ago... having had windows replaced there is almost zero insulation in the walls. are you the property owner: relative of owner property type:...

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20 Jun

Driveway Repair

Reigate - RH2

Enquiry from: Gill M

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

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the removal of a flower bed which has been infilled with small stones. approx. 11m x 1.5m. to be repaired with tarmac to match existing driveway. the whole driveway will be replaced following extensio...

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20 Jun

Building work | Wall Rendering

Yateley - GU46

Enquiry from: James C

Start Date: Immediate

repair to cement rendering at top of gable-end house wall. are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: detached how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 bedrooms how many walls are you...

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20 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Princes Risborough - HP27

Enquiry from: Fiona H

Start Date: Immediate

we would like a simple loft conversion. are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: detached what are you looking to convert the space into: storage are you looking to have stair...

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20 Jun

Insulation | Cavity Wall

Surbiton - KT5

Enquiry from: Sumit K

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customer in surbiton areas is looking to do a couple of projects at the moment, and would like quotes for cavity wall insulation.confirmed interest via telephone, sms and email at 20/06/2022 09:05.ple...

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20 Jun

Insulation | External Wall

Surbiton - KT5

Enquiry from: Sumit K

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cavity wall insulation for the whole house are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: detached how many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 bedrooms property age: 1970-2000 please call to...

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19 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Hastings - TN34

Enquiry from: Andy D

Start Date: Immediate

loft conversion with dormer including shower room are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace what are you looking to convert the space into: bedroom/s are you looking to ...

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19 Jun

Building work | General

Redhill - RH1

Enquiry from: Vincenzo C

Start Date: Immediate

customer in redhill area has requested that we arrange quotes for their building maintenance project.mr are considering various options and would like to discuss with a builder directly.please call to...

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19 Jun

Conversion | Loft

Kingston upon Thames - KT1

Enquiry from: Jameela J

Start Date: Immediate

customer made enquiry for loft conversion quotes online. confirmed via sms at 20:06 homeowner lives in kingston upon thames area. please call to arrange appointment are you the property owner: owner ...

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18 Jun

Building work | General

Lee-on-the-Solent - PO13

Enquiry from: Kerry D

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

customer made an online enquiry for building maintenance and confirmed on sms and email they would like a call with a builder to discuss prices.please call to arrange an appointment to quote. are you ...

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How much do Builder services cost?

How much do Builders cost? Prices for Builders in 2022 can fluctuate relying on the sort of work that you need to have carried out in your residence.

Are you planning to erect a new house or structure? If yes, then you’d probably want to know just how much it’ll take to get the project over the line to help you set a budget and start to plan. Building a new house is requires huge financial investment and as a result, there’s the need to carry out your due diligence before you proceed. In this post, we’re going to give you an insight into the prices charged by builders to erect a new home or structure.

First and foremost, like every other home project, the price charged by builders to construct a new house or structure depends on a wide range of factors. These factors include the size, location, accessibility as well as qualifications of the builders you wish to employ just to mention a few. For instance, you’d expect the cost of building two-storey in London to be a lot more expensive than the price of a one-story building in Scotland. However, we’ll try our best to give you an idea of the price range you can expect to incur to complete your project.
In general, a builder will charge within the range of £10 to about £15 per hour on the average. For small building projects which includes wall and foundations repairs, a builder will typically charge about £11 per hour. However, the price charge will depend on the extent of the job due to the fact that simple tasks such as repointing only costs about £10 per hour, while laying new foundations can cost up to £15 per hour.

The table shows the types of work that Builders typically do and the average cost range of these tasks. Some tasks take longer to finish than others so prices do fluctuate by job.

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The average price
of a Builder in South East is:

£29,881

Builder job Builder cost in 2022
Garage conversion in South East £4,500-£6,900
Loft conversion in South East £16,875-£56,875
House extensions in South East £33,500-£79,000
Loft insulation in South East £450-£690
Upvc or wood porch in South East £3,313-£6,013
Barn conversions in South East £112,500-£172,500
Basement renovation in South East £40,000-£323,000
Bedroom fitting in South East £1,500-£2,300
Bricklayers in South East £300-£460
Cavity wall insulation in South East £400-£820
Commercial new builds in South East £105,000-£161,000
Conservatory base in South East £675-£1,035
Building maintenance in South East £1,250-£6,725
Building insurance works in South East £1,250-£6,725
Pebble dashed walls in South East £1,125-£9,600
Plasterboard dry lining in South East £519-£739
Residential new builds in South East £105,000-£161,000
Restoration and refurbishment in South East £21,250-£68,750
Roof insulation in South East £7,500-£11,500
Underpinning in South East £1,250-£6,725
Wall cladding in South East £813-£3,363
Wall rendering in South East £3,750-£5,750
Demolition in South East £1,470-£4,330
Roof room in South East £15,000-£23,000
Shop refurbishment in South East £4,375-£47,875
Single storey house extension in South East £23,200-£34,800
Soundproofing in South East £900-£1,380
Driveway repair in South East £785-£1,390
Garden room in South East £6,400-£9,600
External wall insulation in South East £6,000-£15,000

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Builder FAQs

can i build a room in my garden?

The short and simple answer to this question is yes, you can build a room in your garden. In fact, if you want an additional space for a living room, dining room, games room, study room or perhaps you want something as cool as a pool house, then looking at your garden for a solution may just be the perfect answer to your need for an extra outdoor living space.

Outbuildings such as garden rooms do not usually require planning permission as they’re usually covered by the permitted development. As a result, making it even a lot more attractive to homeowners who would not like to pass through the stress involved or pay the money required to submit an application for planning permission. However, if you need your garden room to be covered by permitted development ( if it’s not a listed building or in a designated area), you must follow these guidelines:

✓ The garden room shouldn’t be in front of your home or property.

✓ The total area of your extensions, sheds and outbuildings ( which includes your garden room), must not go beyond 50 percent of the total land area surrounding your property.

✓ It must be a single storey that’s less than 3 metres high ( 4 metres for a dual pitched roof). And it must not go beyond 2.5 metres in height if the structure is within 2 metres of your boundary.

✓ The eaves must not go beyond 2.5 metres above ground level.

✓ It must not feature a balcony, veranda or any raised platform

✓ It must not be a self contained living accommodation.

The position of your garden room will be partly determined by the space available in your garden. If you need it to link it to your utilities then positioning it a bit close to your main house would be a cost effective choice unless you’re using off grid sources of power, heat as well as water.

Why has my driveway sunk?

Driveways usually sink because they haven’t been laid properly. They may not have been dug deep enough, or the installer might not have used the right materials. This will need to be corrected at the earliest opportunity, although in extreme cases, the driveway may need to be completly be relaid.

when is underpinning required

If you’re currently experiencing some structural issues with your building or property and you’ve heard a thing or two about the several benefits associated with getting underpinning done, you may be wondering if underpinning might just be the answer to your worries. Well, one thing you should when it comes to underpinning is the fact that, while there are some structural issues that may actually warrant an underpinning job, there are also some situations that can not be fixed by underpinning. In this post, we’re going to consider the events whereby underpinning of your house will be required. Let’s take a look!

First and foremost, you should know that underpinning isn’t required for issues related to slab heave. Footing movements which are likely to reverse normally occur when the content of the soil moisture changes unevenly which gives rise to slab heave. This movement results for a reversible effect.

Generally, underpinning is done to remedy problems related with the movement of the footings of a building or property, but as stated above – not all movements require underpinning. So, when is underpinning required? More often than not, a situation that’s resolved by underpinning is the event whereby the footings of a building or structure drops or subside as a result of some reasons that are irreversible. For example, footing movements caused by a footing set on a soft or loose soil which may be irreversible.

In the event whereby the footings of your house haven’t been installed as deep as required during the initial construction, then you will need to have your building underpinned to make it more stable. If you’re also looking to increase the load on your foundation like adding another storey, you may also need to have your house underpinned to support the extra weight added.

what is rendering on a house?

Rendering is an external wall’s plastered finish which provides a smooth finish while also protecting the brickwork from the elements like rain, snow and the likes. The traditional rendering is normally applied in two or three coats which enables it to be more resistant to surface cracks. In modern times, the finishes are largely different from the grey pebble dash of post war housing. Today, we now have a plethora of specialist products to pick from such as through-coloured silicone renders as well as one coat renders. The types of renders include the following:

✓ Cement renders. These are the common option that are usually mixed on site and used in a number of applications, then painted when dried. There’s a need to paint this type of render regularly to keep them looking great.

✓ Polymer renders. These are pre mixed and mostly pre coloured (usually with through colouring).

✓ Through-coloured products. These rendered do not need to be painted as the pigment is already added in the manufacturing process to colour the whole render.

✓ Lime renders. These are superior to cement as they’re less likely to trap moisture in the brickwork and also more good looking. However, they’re generally more costly and more difficult to apply.

Overall, rendering on a house provides several benefits. Not only is it able to protect your brickwork against the elements like the rain and wind, but it can also make the building more efficient. Being fully aware that about 30 percent of the energy used in heating a home is lost via the external walls, making use of a product such as acrylic insulated render is a smart approach to improve your home’s energy efficiency without affecting your interior living space.

Will my patio need a lot of maintenance?

Patios do not require lots of maintenance. They will only need occasional cleaning to make sure that the material keeps its original appearance. It's always best to clean your patio with a pressure washer and occasionally tap each slab or brick just to check the sand underneath hasn't washed away.

how to repair concrete driveway pitting?

Pitting, also referred to as spalling is the event whereby “pits or small holes start showing on the surface of your concrete driveway which makes it appear both worn and uneven. Concrete driveway pitting is a common but highly frustrating problem for most homeowners. You’ll see some concrete driveways that’ll only start to pit after a couple of years, but this is not true for all concrete driveways as others will start to show signs only after a couple of months. So how do you tackle this issue? Well, it’s relatively simple to tackle, however if you’re not confident or lack the necessary skills, we’d recommend you get in touch with a reliable professional who can guarantee the best results for help. In this guide, we’ll take you through the concrete driveway pitting repair process.

✓ Prepare the pits by cleaning the area, clearing out all debris and more. The small pits can be cleaned with a stiff brush while a sturdy broom will do a good job for larger pits.

✓ Make use of a hose to spray the concrete pits and flush out all remaining bits of waste.

✓ If you’re tackling series of small pits, simply use a caulking gun filled with pre-mixed epoxy and specially formulated for concrete to fill the pits. Clear off the excess eproxy ensuring that its level with the concrete surface. Once done, simply leave for at least 24 hours before the application of a concrete sealant to prevent the wear and tear of the new concrete.

✓ Chisel out a little concrete and clean with a pressure washer. Once done, apply a concrete resurfacing compound mixture into the holes and use a trowel to level off.

✓ Ensure that the repaired concrete driveway is protected from rain and foot traffic for at least 6 hours (or 24 hours for vehicles).

Are barn conversions cold?

If you’re considering converting a barn or buying one, you shouldn’t need to worry about it being cold. This is because building regulations dictate that when you convert a barn, you need to insulate it to meet specific standards. However, it’s worth considering its heating system and ceiling heights carefully – some barn conversions are likely to take longer and be more expensive to heat up than others.

Do bricklayers need a license?

Laying of bricks is a skilful trade which requires the bricklayer to fully understand the process involved in the required building material preparation necessary to construct a foundation as well as to mix the concrete or mortar. As a tradesperson, you also need to fully comprehend how to make use of various materials and master the art of shaping, polishing and cutting it. A typical bricklaying endeavour is expected to include different activities such as preparation of the surface, assembly, installation, reinforcement as well as repair.

As a result, every aspect of the job demands an in depth and extensive knowledge, skills and also experience. To get started in this career path, you can also consider getting a bricklaying license as this will stand you out from the lots from your customer’s point of view. However, to obtain a bricklaying license, you’ll need to have some qualifications which includes an industry experience in the field as well as a trade certificate. These formal and nationally recognized qualifications can be gotten through the Recognition of Prior Learning.

It must, however, be said that several states will require either a building practitioner registration or a bricklaying license to enable you practice as a professional bricklayer in order to ensure that the national standards for quality is always met. In other states, a bricklayer must meet some certain registration requirements or possess concrete licenses. Some will necessitate that you register as a building practitioner to take on certain projects but only to a particular level.

Overall, a bricklaying license will help you meet the building commission’s requirements so as to avoid stern punishments like fines and sanctions. It also allows you to sign legal contracts and agreements, market your services and lots more to steer ahead of competition in the industry.

Builder help and advice

6 tips for creating a sustainable garden Published: 15/03/2022 Regardless of how much space you have to work with, whether you have acres of land or just a small patio area or even a balcony, there are ways to create more sustainable space on your property. While there’s no official definition for what a sustainable garden looks like, the overall concept is to minimise […] Read this article
5 Tips to Making your Garden the Perfect Outdoor Social Space Published: 17/02/2022 When you think about the places you can entertain people in your house, it can be easy to forget about your outside areas. But actually, your garden can be a fantastic outdoor social space. Don’t waste your outside space – improving it can not only help you make the most of your property, and it […] Read this article
5 Environmentally Friendly Design Choices for Your Kitchen Published: 06/10/2021 If you’re thinking about revamping your kitchen this year, there’s more to consider than just the practicalities and style. The modern kitchen also needs to be eco-conscious in both its initial design and its day-to-day usage. You may worry that factoring this into your plans sounds like a lot of work when you could just […] Read this article

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