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Brick and Block The Basics

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  • 2017-04-24 16:12:00

Brick and block are a very popular building method in the UK. It provides many benefits like solid house structure. Let's take a look at the basics. Brick and block are also known as modern masonry construction. It has an outer skin made from brick and a block inner skin. Ties hold these two walls together and it lies on top of the concrete foundation. You also have internal load-bearing walls in your home. There are various options to this...

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Masonry or Timber Frame

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  • 2017-03-14 16:10:00

If you choose to build your own home. It's important to choose between the right structure and materials. Let's compare masonry and timber frames. Masonry is very popular construction method. Brick and block building is used on most building projects throughout the UK. About 70% of all new self-build homes are built using this technique. This is a very strong system and the walls help to be the weight of the roof floors. One benefit...

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Structural Options

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  • 2017-02-23 16:04:00

When it comes to building a home, you have many structural options available. Let’s take a look at some of them and why they are beneficial. There are plenty of structural options to consider. It mainly depends on your personal needs, as well as your available budget. You may go for something like a log home, which is quite popular. It gives you a relaxed feel and it’s a very practical structure. It’s cost effective and very strong too. A...

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Self Build Structural Options

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  • 2017-01-19 15:50:00
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Choosing the right building system for your property is important. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of specific structural options. It is important to note that the structural options you choose for your home are important. It will influence everything from your budget to the project time-frame. It will influence your layout as well as the energy efficiency of the home. That's why so important to choose the right structure. Every...

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House Construction Methods

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  • 2016-12-11 15:48:00
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When you are considering building your home, there are various construction methods use. Each of these has their own advantages to offer. Let's take a look at the popular ones. There are many different construction methods that you can use, when building your own home. Some of them are more popular than others. They are traditional methods, and there are also more modern construction methods. The majority of homes in the UK are built using...

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The Party Wall Act

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  • 2016-11-16 15:45:00
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The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is meant to ensure the structural integrity of the specific course. Let's take a look at what this act covers and why this important. The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 ensures that the walls that separate detached properties are structurally intact. These were also typically found between two separate buildings or semi-detached houses. These walls need to be controlled to make sure they are effective and according to...

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Construction Safety for Self Builders

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  • 2016-10-21 15:42:00
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When you plan a self-building project it is important to consider construction safety. There are specific requirements you should look at to ensure your project is successful. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regulate construction safety guidelines. It includes general duties that need to be upheld for employees and members of the public. As a project manager, you need to assess possible risks and produce them were possible. Risks are usually...

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The Building Regulations

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  • 2016-09-18 15:39:00
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When you want to build your home you should be aware of the building regulations. Understanding them will help you to plan your project successfully. Building regulations are in place to ensure that specific standards are upheld. These standards control all the construction and design part of every building project. It also handles health and safety issues, as well as access for disabled people. Building regulations are a set of instructions that...

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Types of Planning Application

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  • 2016-08-15 15:35:00
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If you plan to build your own house, you need to submit a planning application. Let's take a look at the process of submitting this application. The planning application is legally required for you to build your house. It needs to be approved before you are allowed to start building your home. This planning system has been put in place to ensure that all projects are completed, according to specific requirements. This policy is created by...

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Who Can Project Manage

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  • 2016-07-12 15:29:00
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We knew undertake the sample project, project management is essential. But who should be responsible for this role? Let's take a look at the options. Project management is essential to the success of building project. There are many things to consider, like budget, building materials, regulations, etc. There is why some people choose to work with a professional project management. If you have the time and skills available, you can manage...

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Using a Main Contractor

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  • 2016-06-23 15:26:00

If you are looking to do a self-build project for your home, but there are many options to consider. Let's take a look at the benefits of using a main contractor. Self-build projects can be a great way to build your dream home. You can work within your budget and have control over the building methods and materials you use. But you can also choose to work with a main contractor. There are many benefits to working with these professionals. They...

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Building Methods

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  • 2016-06-19 15:22:00
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When it comes to building methods, there are a few options to consider. Let’s take a look at some of the options and what their respective benefits are. If you want to build your home on your own, you should know which materials to use. You can choose to build with traditional masonry, or choose timber. Self-builders are increasingly using timber as a material and with good reason. But then there are alternative building methods. Alternative...

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Sources of Finance

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  • 2016-06-10 15:18:00
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If you want to take on a self-build project, you need the right finances. Let’s take a look at the different ways in which you can finance your project. If you are planning on building your own home, you need to secure finance. In general, there are a few ways in which you can do this. The first one is to use your savings. If you have savings available, you can use this to finance your self-build project. You will be able to stay in your existing...

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Self and Custom Building Registers

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  • 2016-06-06 15:16:00
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There are many registers in the UK that gauge the level of interest of custom building. They help various authorities to develop suitable planning policies. Read more here. There may be many reasons why you need to find available land in your area. This can often be hard to do, which is why a building register can help. One benefit of these building registers is that they help authorities develop planning policies. They gauge the level of interest...

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Finding a Plot

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  • 2016-05-27 15:13:00
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If you are looking to find a suitable piece of land, it helps to know where to start. If you don’t already own a plot, here’s a few tips on how you can find what you need. When it comes to finding a plot, it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you know what you want, you can make the entire search process much easier. You can start by doing an online search for a supplier, which will list the various services. These directories are quite popular,...

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Why do I require project management

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  • 2016-05-18 11:58:00
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Why is project management a good idea? Many people wonder this when they’re facing the undoubtedly huge task of building a new house or business premises. It’s an exciting but sometimes overwhelming time. Taking on the task of facilitating a new building is not for the faint hearted which is why we’re here to specialise in just that. One of the main reasons people choose to use the services of an independent building project manager is time...

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Constructing a new build home

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  • 2016-05-12 12:05:00
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Buying a new build home is an adventure and it’s one which requires a lot of research and planning. Choosing the right designer, the right builders and the right tradespeople can be exhausting. That’s why we offer services to take some of the stress involved in a new build home away from you. We have been in the industry for many years. As such we have the know-how to help you make your new build journey not only successful but also exciting. You...

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Managing a self build home

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Managing a self build home title=

Opting to build your own home is a very exciting time for most self builders. It should be remembered that there are all kinds of people who take on the challenge of a self-build home. Many find that while it is certainly a lot of hard work, it is also a very satisfying project to undertake. Self builders can be those who literally get down and dirty and pick up the trowel. There are also those who decide that they need to use the expertise of...

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Building an independent living home

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  • 2016-04-29 11:48:00
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Home should feel like the safest, most comfortable place that we spend time in. in addition to this they should also be convenient. For some people that means that home needs to support a variety of needs. These include special facilities for those with reduced mobility. Suffering from a long term disability or a new level of reduced mobility can often mean that a new home has to be built. These special considerations will need to be at the forefront...

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Managing Historic homes

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  • 2016-04-19 11:46:00
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Living in and maintaining an historic home is often more work than people estimate. There are many issues which can arise from calling a beautiful period property your home and we’re here to support you in coping with them. The charm and quirks of older houses can often hide multiple issues within the fabric of the building. There are other things to consider such as properties which are smaller. These may need sympathetic extensions added to...

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Family home builds

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  • 2016-04-14 11:42:00
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Whether you’re planning for a change in the size of your family or just for a change of scenery, we can help. There’s no doubt about it, any building work which is scheduled on your family home can be a real worry. Firstly, there’s the upheaval; dirt, dust, loud equipment and mess to deal with and then there’s the cost. Worrying about how big the bill is going to be is an issue for most people. Building works tend to have a habit of getting...

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Building an executive home

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  • 2016-04-06 11:37:00
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Like all busy and successful executives, your working day includes a lot of delegation. You’ll spend a lot of time managing the project. This includes passing out instructions and tasks. You will work with people who have the skillset and experience to ensure these jobs are carried out well and within an established timescale. Taking on the responsibility for a building project is very similar. We can help you save time whether that building...

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Understanding the building regulations

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  • 2016-03-30 11:34:00
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The serious business of building regulations is a time consuming necessity when it comes to new builds. Here at Alexander Project Management we understand that you might not have the time or the expertise to manage them. We are able to ensure that your project is up-to-date and legal in terms of rules and regulations. That’s why we offer both safety advice and planning at not only the build stage but also the design stage. This is so that you...

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Rental property management

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  • 2016-03-23 11:32:00
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We can assist when it comes to the management of your rental properties. You might find that too much of your precious time is taken up with inconsequential details. You don’t need to spend your days rushing from rental property to rental property, checking up on building work or other details. You need to be giving your attention to brokering new deals or to important paperwork. You’re already busy with your current rental properties. And...

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Commercial Projects

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  • 2016-03-15 11:25:00
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Managing the renovation or improvement of your commercial property is a potential minefield for business owners. Running a company is enough for most people to cope with. This, without the added stress of overseeing a building or refurbishment project on your property. Equally, the upheaval of your day-to-day business practices can be extremely bothersome. Dust, noise, restricted access can all wreak havoc on your staff and on your clients. What...

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