14 Oct 2019

What are SIPs? And how using them for your home build could save you time and money.

11 Jun 2018

Our customers can benefit from free tickets to visit BetterLivingSpace on Stand E421 at the Southern Homebuilding and Renovating Show from 30th June - 1st July 2018.

27 Apr 2018

Party walls can be a much maligned source of contention during building works. But they need not be so. By adhering to the Party Wall Act, any work involving party walls or structures can be formally agreed with your neighbour well before the actual works begin. This w...

19 Feb 2018

Refused planning permission? With our high success rate at BetterLivingSpace, we can help you appeal against that decision.

23 Nov 2017

If you are planning to construct and there are trees on your property close to the designated project area then you are likely to encounter the complexities of a Tree Preservation Order (TPO).

A TPO is an order made by a local planning authority in Englan...

10 Mar 2017

BetterLivingSpace will be at the Southern Homebuilding and Renovating Show at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey from 1st -2nd July 2017.

Come talk to us on Stand E421 in the Esher Hall where we'll be delighted to offer advice and inspiration for your home build, extensio...

18 Jan 2017

The actual build phase is an intense time of excitement (watching the walls go up), frustration (there is generally little you can do to help) and an inevitable bit of stress.

From our experience there are some simple practices that can help smooth the path. Follow thes...

1 Nov 2016

Having looked at Stage 3 - Planning Permission - of the five stages for a home build or redesign, we now take a look at the fourth stage - Building Control .

The Building Regulations 2010 are the minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to vi...

3 Oct 2016

Last blog we looked at Stage 2 - 3D Modelling - of the five stages for a home build or redesign. Here we look at the third stage, navigating the Planning Process.

Obtaining Planning Permission should not be a lengthy and stressful process. Using the advice and guid...

20 Sep 2016

Last time we looked at Stage 1 - Design of the five stages for a home build or redesign. Here we look at the second stage, using 3D models.

Stage 2 – Using 3D Models to Bring Architectural Designs to Life.

Architectural modelling uses 3D models to show your pro...