Project advice

Planning permission

Building regulations

Permitted development

Advice on hiring a tradesperson

Detailed advice for how to choose, hire and work with tradespeople and ensure a successful project.

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Electrical safety

Gas safety

Carbon monoxide safety

Pricing guides

Before you can tackle any project, you'll want to get a good idea of how much the job will cost. Our comprehensive guides will show you the price of any home improvement work.

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Quotes and contracts

Dealing with disputes

Building noise

Ask a tradesperson

Do you need advice about improving your home but aren't quite ready to post a job? Find the answers to your questions, courtesy of our expert tradespeople.

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Utility emergencies

Dealing with deposits

Insurance and home improvements

If your job isn't up to standard

If your job is left unfinished

If your tradesperson goes out of business