Your house is probably the most expensive thing you own. We think it’s important when you’re considering having building work carried out to get the right advice from the start to avoid any “Grand Designs” mistakes.
Where do you start?
If you have no idea where to start, talk to friends and family who have had building work carried out. Remember, Architects don’t just draw pretty pictures, they are there to help and they know about the whole process. Don’t be afraid to ask as you’ll be getting professional unbiased advice. Most times it’ll also be free if you just need a chat.
Here are a few simple points to consider:
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