Public convenience receives the ultimate transformation

With a shared passion for restoring properties to their former glory...

Self-builders revive derelict barn to meet family's growing needs

A new lease of life was given to this 300-year-old red brick barn in the Ashford district...

Underfloor heating options for your home

When Paul and Gill Regan bought a dated two-bed bungalow in Plymstock, Devon, they planned an extensive renovation. Aside from extending to add much needed space...

Complete your self-build with some well-considered fencing

i-build has collated some gate and fencing inspiration for those self-builders...

Take in stunning vistas from a luxury balcony feature

Wanting to make the most of breathtaking views over the Devon coast for their client, the team at 100% Stainless Ltd called on the advantages of the TAPER-LOC system to...

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Contracts and Legalities

Often when we talk about the cover and premiums involved in self-build insurance we are asked why it’s more expensive than your everyday household insurance. Although these insurances are similar in what they do, they are very different. Andrew Reardon of ProAktive SelfBuild explains more.
Darren Lester, Founder of SpecifiedBy, the product specification search platform used by builders, contractors and architects, discusses the role of the project manager and questions who is best equipped to take on the job.
BuildStore’s Raymond Connor looks at the lending options for self-build mortgages, including arrears and advance stage payment options.
Andrew Reardon, Senior Selfbuild Account Handler at self-build insurance policy expert ProAktive Selfbuild, discusses when and why you might want to consider non-negligence cover.

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