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I am facing a drain blockage in my house and unfortunately i could not find where my manhole is kept. Could u please give me an information how can i find the location of manhole.
- Ysheeja 20th May, 2012 Architectural Services
I want to replace a window with an outside door. I would need a radiator moved and fixed on the wall to the left of the frame. I think the wall width would only allows a single door.
Can I do this
How long would it take
What type of builder do I need to do the job
Answers would be greatly Appreciated. I am being very cautious as I was recently severly ripped of with building work I don't have a clue about these things.
Thanks for any replies
- Ycolleen_18 17th Mar, 2012 Architectural Services
- Ycol_36 25th Aug, 2011 Architectural Services
I need the advice of a structural engineer regarding a suspected shifting of an external wall. This matter is considered urgent. If you are one and can help, or know of any one in the Milton Keynes area, please get in touch. I've also posted a job on this site.
- Yjune_16 1st Aug, 2011 Architectural Services
Hello I am thinkig of buyimng a 2 bed Lawrence semi det house that does not have a downstairs toilet. As my son has a disability this would make it difficult for him to visit and we are wondering what cost of adding a toilet would be. House has been extended to back off kitchen to add a family/dining area and access to back is directly out to garden from centre rear wall. Think originall rear entrance was off side of kitchen. No hallway in house really just small area then directly onto stairway to upper level. Kitchen is directly off living room.
- Yviolet_64 5th Jul, 2011 Architectural Services
I want to add an en-suite bathroom into an existing loft room on the second floor of a 1930's house. I am worried that if I just hire a bathroom installer things might go wrong. Do I need a Surveyor or Architect to draw the plans for the builder to work to?
- Ymanama12 28th Jul, 2012 Architectural Services
The planning portal stipulates that a loft conversion must be set back 20cm min from the eaves, but does not say from what part of the eaves to which part of the extension the dimension is measured. Is there any guidelines for this?
- Ywillsie01 4th Jun, 2012 Architectural Services
I'am currently in the process of gathering the appropriate info & contacts for a upstairs extension and a new build next door to the existing building.
In terms of getting a architect, what would be the extent of the work carried out by one. I'm aware they do floor plans and the process for submitting it for planning permission. But for a new build, would they find out about any water or gas mains, the basics, such as how deep to dig a foundation & detailing like the type of walling worked out.
I wouldn't have clue where to start with building regulation and could do with some advice.
- Yjoeshome 25th Jul, 2011 Architectural Services
If for example the sash window were on the 4th floor of a building and there is a risk of 'falling out' of the window if the window sill were too low.
- Yponcho501 5th Jul, 2011 Architectural Services
To apply for building regulations, do I need to provide scale/building regulations drawing, is this different to drawing of the plan? The only thing I have is the plan drawn up by my architect which is approved by local authority, but I now need to apply for "full plan, or building notice" and would like to know how to get the building regulation drawings. Is this something the builders can do? Or do I need to hire another Architect to do this as I am unable to get hold of my Architect. Also what is the difference between, "full plan" and "Building notice"? Do I need to apply for both as it cost over £700 for each application. My Planning Application has been approved but I am not sure if this drawing is enough for the builders to work on, and if not then what I can do
Please can someone let me know. Many many thanks in advance
- Yranu 18th Jan, 2013 Architectural Services
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