If you are considering any work to your property and you require a builder you should consider this choice very carefully. As this could be one of the biggest investments you are likely to make you should thoroughly check any builder out before employing their services. Here are some of the points you should consider:
Finally, reassure yourself by checking out the builder's work, references and other aspects, such as work habits, with previous clients. ask questions now, don't wait until it is too late be safe - be sure, don't be sorry Notice of beginning and completion of certain stages of works
It is the responsibility of the owner of the property to ensure that the Local Authority is informed at the various stages of work. If you are employing a builder make sure that you are both aware who will be making the contact with the Building Control Surveyor to arrange the visits.
A completion certificate is issued at the end of the job if the surveyor is satisfied that the works are in compliance with the Building Regulations.
The Surveyors in the Building regulations Service at Spelthorne Borough Council can be contacted on 01784 446359 where there is a 24 hour answering service.
The following organisations may be able to provide help and advice if you are considering employing a professional to help you.