Guide for Homeowners

After months of house hunting and window shopping, you finally found the home that works for your budget and needs. Congratulations! For most people, becoming a homeowner is one of the biggest achievements for their family life. It’s also one of the largest financial investments anyone will ever make.

For this reason, it’s especially important for new homeowners to start off on the right foot – have the right information and advice on your side. From finding a reliable professional to help you with Party Wall disputes, or Building Regulations issues to home improvements advice, Trusted Surveyors’ homeowner advice hub should be your first place into resolving any issues.

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Our Top 8 Tips For Adding Value To Your Home.

Wondering how to add value to your home? Sometimes significant improvements are expensive, but it’s vital to consider how your plans will actually add value to your house. Read our guide on how and when you can add value throughout your property.

Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist

A home maintenance schedule is as important as your annual health checks because being proactive would make your life easier. Continuing to check on your appliances, heating, plumbing, services, exterior and electrics would save you money and keep your home at best.

What Are Building Regulations And Why Are They Needed?

Building regulations are part of any construction, either is just an expension or a brand new dwelling. Building regs are created to ensure a minimum standard for any carried work on a property or land making sure the place will be habitable.

What is Planning Permission and When You will Need it

Most likely, during your lifetime, you will need to do an extension, alteration to an existing property or maybe you want to change the use of a building or land. So, is important to understand if you need planning permission or not before you start any work.

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At Trusted Surveyors, we have plenty of advice and handy tools which we hope are going to help and assist you moving forward.

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