Archive For: Building Regulations & Control
Due to the recent boom in the housing market (spurred on by the governments help to buy scheme), the construction industry is now starting to grow at a rapid pace, so rapid that brick production cannot keep up. The accelerated growth in this sector has meant that there is a real brick shortage and is a real concern for the construction industries. At CJK Builder we are pleased to support the LABC’s (Local Authority Building Control) new guide for building advice; it is now available for you to view on-line on the Durham County Council website. Building Regulations exist to ensure that certain standards of Health and Safety are adhered to with regards to people in and around buildings. But it must be remembered that they do not get involved in quality of workmanship, your local building control officer will only inspect certain stages of a build to ensure it is ... Read More 10 simple questions you may want to drop into the conversation to help you get some background knowledge of your builder before they begin to work on your home or business. Hopefully the answers you receive will help you weed out the good from the bad.