If there is a question you cannot find the answer to below you are more than welcome to contact a member of the team who will be happy to assist you by answering any questions you may have.
Our estimates are free and no obligation.
Our estimates are free and no obligation but for a structural report there is a fee.
Our estimates are free and no obligation. We travel within 20 miles of our office in Maidstone for free, if we are required to visit a site over 20 miles radius of our business address, a travel allowance will be priced accordingly on distances required to travel.
Yes, we have full liability insurance up to £2 million to cover us for all works undertaken.
Yes, once we have done the initial estimate you can view previous work if required.
Due to our coverage being over a large area, viewing previous jobs may be difficult. We will try our best otherwise we will provide a testimonial from previous companies.
You should not need to apply for planning permission for internal alterations including building or removing an internal wall.
If you live in a listed building, however, you will need listed building consent for any significant works whether internal or external.
You do not need to apply for planning permission for repairs, maintenance or minor improvements.
Planning permission is only normally required if extending the driveway. If you’re not sure please check the planning portal here:
Garages are considered a permitted development, You can build a garage without planning permission but it has to follow a very complicated set of rules. Needles to say we would arrange our architect to visit to give clarification and to apply for a lawful development certificate before works start.
You don’t usually need planning permission for a garage conversion, as long as the work is internal and doesn’t make the garage larger. However, be sure to check your permitted development rights if you live on a housing estate, as some properties may have a condition that requires the garage to remain as a parking space.
Adding a conservatory to your house is considered to be permitted development, not needing an application for planning permission.
Please check the conditions by clicking the link below
You will not require planning permission or building regulation approvals for your new porch if the external area is under 3m2 and not within 2 meters of any boundary which fronts a highway so it’s quick and easy to add the new space onto your property.
Depending on the amount of brickwork it can take anywhere between 8 – 12 weeks. A double storey would approximately take 16 – 20 weeks.
An average lintel replacement takes two days – three days with plastering and making good. An average RSJ installation takes one week with plastering and making good.
To carry out a full house renovation like the one pictured we would anticipate it to take around three months.
An average driveway would usually be completed within one to two weeks.
To carry out a garage extension like the ones pictured we would anticipate it to take around one month
To carry out a garage conversion like the ones pictured we would anticipate it to take around three weeks
The actual build time and installation time of a conservatory takes around three weeks for a 3m x 3m 450mm high brickwork.
A bigger conservatory 3m x 6m with two full height gable walls at either end would approximately take four–five weeks to build and install.
There is normally a waiting time between finishing the brickwork and fitting the conservatory. This is because as a company we prefer to order the upvc product once the base is complete. This ensures the product fits perfectly and in case there are any changes along the way.
A porch can take anywhere between 1 – 2 weeks.
For projects of under £2000 we accept payment on completion. For projects of £2000 or above a £10% commitment to works deposit will be required and a stage payment plan detailing when the payments will be required.
To get your project booked in we require a £1,000 + Vat commitment to works deposit to be paid upfront.
If the project is cancelled within two weeks of the start date the deposit is used to cover loss or earnings during this period.
All projects are paid via Bacs payments within two weeks of completion on the last working day.