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    Find local building contractors in your area and get up to 3 free quotes all at once. Save time and money by comparing quotes and selecting the best building company near you. When searching for a cheap builder it is best to hire a building firm which lives close by so you can easily get in contact with them. Our building specialists can handle all scales of jobs from groundwork, foundation and brickwork to full large scale new builds, extensions and conversions. Use our quote form today with no obligation to hire a reliable local building service. Want to know how much having your house extended or underpinned is before you have the work done, get a quote. Most builders will have a cost calculator system in place which will allow them to give you a quick accurate estimate. The more details you provide about the job the more accurate our builder quotes can be, getting up to 3 allows you to compare and save.

    Builder Overview

    The term builder is a catch all term nowadays referring literally to a tradesman that builds useful things out of a variety of materials, including steel, concrete, timber and masonry. Builders do everything from erect a summer house, to converting an attic (loft conversion), adding a conservatory, building renovation, to designing and building a home from scratch. Some builders are referred to by their specialty or building materials, for example a bricklayer builds with bricks, but in general use the term "builder" is very generic and can be used to describe a huge variety of skill sets within a vast industry.

    Structural Steelwork Builders

    Building with steel is a good example of a specialization within the building industry, although many builders will have some experience working with steel, some specialise in structural steelwork, everything from constructing a structural steel building frame to mezzanine platforms and stairways (internal and external). They can generally organise the supply of the primary steel, along with all the necessary drawings, designs and detailed costings for the project. Most structural steelwork companies will supply detailed drawings, produced in 2D or 3D in a range of formats, including Autocad, DXF, DWG & PDF. Modern structural steel builders will work alongside an experienced and fully trained team of draughts men using state of the art 3D modelling systems to bring your project to life.

    Underpinning or Foundation Specialist

    Maintenance on foundations generally does not require planning permission unless you live in a listed building or designated conservation area, but you should check with your local planning authority and get advice from your builder before planning any work. The Building Regulations in the UK state that if you need to underpin all or part of the foundations of your building, this is specifically defined as building work and appropriate measures must be applied for safety reasons to stabilises the movement of the building, with special attention given to any sewers and drains near the work.

    Underpinning is definitely not a DIY task and needs the professional expertise of an experienced builder or building company. Underpinning is the term for increasing the depth of the foundations to a building, by excavating the soil beneath the existing foundation and replacing it with foundation material such as concrete, obviously this has to be done in phases to avoid the building collapsing! The underpinning of a building requires close attention to design, methodology and safety procedures. If not carried out properly, there are very real risks including the collapse of the existing home.

    Planning an Extension

    Building an extension can be quite straightforward, but many extensions don't flatter the building they're attached to and you need to carefully check the building regulations and see if you require planning consent. A good local builder could be key to any successful extension works, they can help with design and inspiration, can take you for a look at the extensions they have built for other people in your area, they can help with deciding on the right size, the heating and ventilation, planning permission and of course, they can source all the raw materials and construct the extension to your exact specification. Adding a conservatory is a popular method of extending the family home today, but expert assistance is required to avoid damp problems. When you are getting in contact with builders regarding a new extension to your home then I would compare multiple builders from your area and ask them to provide you with an extension calculation and a written quote. This way you know exactly what the cost will be to get the work done.

    Garage Construction

    There are two main ways of getting a garage or carport built. You can buy a ready-made garage from a supplier, or hire a builder to build one for you from scratch. There are a number of reputable suppliers around the UK who will supply and erect a prefabricated garage, it's just a matter of deciding on the size and style of garage you want, then getting a few quotes, then professional suppliers will come and assemble the garage (but you need to ensure that you have adequate foundations to support the garage). To get a builder to construct a garage for you may work out as a better option if you ever decide to use the garage being used as a study, a den or even convert it into an extra bedroom. Make sure to use only reputable builders and get a quote in writing before they commence work. In the majority of cases you do not need planning permission for a garage, but to be on the safe side you should contact your local authority planning office.

    Dear customer I have been working as a mechanical engineer and domestic plumber with being a gas engineers in the last 25 years I am well trained experienced hole up-to-date I do respect my customers I give him good finishing and time of project and...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Zach was amazing and came and solved the problem quickly and efficiently and did the job so neatly. Really impressed and will definitely call him again"

    Bathroom, Kitchen and WC Plumbing
    By Sara on 9th Nov 2020
    • Joined Sep 2016
    • Established 1995
    • Builder in Luton
    • Public liability insurance

    We are a building business covering a variety of trades including general maintenance, roofing and ground work. We have a great work ethic and will try our best to accommodate your needs.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "over all job weldone"

    Roof Repair
    By Parvez on 23rd Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2019
    • Builder in Manchester
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "They have done a great job very happy many thanks"

    Roof Repair
    By Sharon on 20th Nov 2020
    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Established 2018
    • Builder in Ilkeston
    • Public liability insurance

    Most recent homeowner review

    "At first david was great.but he never finished the decking and he was paid for it.than he came back and took stuff away.without my permission.never finished my patio.very disappointed. Tried ringing and emailing never got nothing..."

    Wooden Decking
    By Julie on 19th Nov 2020

    Shire Builders reply: Thank you for your review, my solicitors will ne in touch for court action shortly,

    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Builder in Woolaton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Brilliant job and excellent service nice fella too"

    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Chris on 14th Nov 2019
    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2004
    • Builder in Southport
    Most recent homeowner review

    "We did a full garden renovation(front and back of the house ), Florin and team did a great job, he is always communicate with us on each steps of the work, even he build nice garden shed which we going to use for half as a office..."

    Hard Landscaping
    By Thomas on 21st Oct 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Builder in Cambridge
    • Public liability insurance

    I'm a qualified carpenter also been doing property renovations and like to do odd jobs building flat packs and all handyman services.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "My mum and dad were delighted with the job Paul done and will definitely use him again ."

    Garden Shed
    By Angela on 18th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2011
    • Builder in Port talbot
    • ID checked

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "exelent trade people,got on with job,and did extra work highly recomended the best"

    Roof Repair
    By Keith on 30th Jul 2020

    D and S Builders reply: Many thanks Was a plessure

    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Builder in St. austell
    • ID checked

    Top Rank Roofing and Building Ltd can guarantee all work, no matter how big or small, is completed to a high standard, evidenced by a fantastic reputation. With years of experience, the team achieves organisation on site alongside a well managed wo...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service. Kept me informed of short delays which were due to the weather. Completed the work to a very good standard and in a timely manner. Good value for money."

    Chimney Building / Repair
    By Sharon on 21st Jul 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Builder in Dartford
    • ID checked

    We cover all carpentry work from doors to attic conversions. All our work is carried out to a high standard and our gets are on our job quote page. We are in the construction industry for over 30 yrs and have first class trades men on our books to do...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent work efficient and very helpful in explaining what needed doing"

    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Eileen on 4th Feb 2020
    • Joined Aug 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Builder in Wigan
    • Public liability insurance

    Total Heating Solutions can design and install all your heating needs from Under-floor Heating to a full central heating system with a new boiler or a new Fireplace with Wood Burner. We provide free quotations and advice in the comfort of your own ho...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Installed a bath, and tiled. Pleased with the job. Reasonably priced."

    Bathroom, Kitchen and WC Plumbing
    By Robert on 23rd Aug 2020
    • Joined Dec 2015
    • Established 2005
    • Builder in Caerphilly
    • ID checked

    Marl Bridge Services are based in Wallasey and cover the surrounding areas. Trading since 2000 and backed with a long list of great reviews. Some of the Trades covered: - Cellar & Basement Conversion - Chimney Building / Repair - Concrete Base...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great communication could not make it on Day arranged, called me promptly to rearrange for next day . Job completed with no issues satisfied customer"

    Guttering and Rainwater Pipe
    By William on 10th Jun 2020
    • Joined Mar 2019
    • Established 2000
    • Builder in Wallasey
    • Public liability insurance

    We provide extremely high quality and cost-effective repairs, including maintenance and planned Improvements We carry out a full range of planned improvement works with the emphasis on multi-skilled work at various domestic properties within the Ash...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Tenants left my new house after 5 years in a terrible condition, specially kitchen and bathroom. I tried to fix all mess myself but it was impossible due to my personal commitment so I decided to find a good DIY service via Myjobq..."

    Wall Tiling
    By Dharma on 11th Oct 2020
    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2006
    • Builder in Ashford
    • Public liability insurance

    I have been completing handman,property/garden maintainance jobs for around 9 years.i have a large list of previous and current happy customers.5* rated on all other job sites.satisfaction garanteed.all work fully insured.works undertaken,general han...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Paul arrived on time as discussed via email, he very efficient and pleasant while in the home. Amazing service. Paul came to our rescue to have a number of large flat packed items put together quickly as we had underestimated the..."

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Lloyd on 2nd Sep 2019
    • Joined Sep 2017
    • Established 2009
    • Builder in Chatham
    • ID checked

    Welcome to our page - GLA BUILDING we are a professional and reliable company who works to very high standards, these standards have helped us to build up an excellent reputation with regards to all work. We specialize in interior and exterior...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Graeme and his team completed a full refurbishment of our flat so that we could rent it to tenants immediately. The standard of his work is excellent and he takes great pride in his work. The transformation of the flat is incredi..."

    Internal Walls
    By Sam on 16th Aug 2020
    • Joined Oct 2018
    • Established 2015
    • Builder in Reigate
    • Public liability insurance

    A local trader with fantastic reviews. Covering Bournemouth and the surrounding areas to help you with jobs in the following trades: - Painting and Decorating - Plumbing - Building work - Handyman work

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Wayne arrived on time to look at the job went through what needed doing have me a price I thought was reasonable date for work was agreed today wayne has completed the job very professional polite I am a very very happy custome..."

    Fencing & Gates
    By Hazel on 2nd Sep 2020

    Adams Maintenance reply: Hi thank you for the lovely review looking forward to hearing from you in the future many thanks

    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2015
    • Builder in Bournemouth
    • ID checked

    Sevans Group Electrical Services are your local experts for all your Electrical, Heating & Plumbing requirements

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Craig and Danny (I hope I spelled it right) came over and did an amazing job working all day until late. They answered all our questions (and I had loads of silly questions and kept of popping around asking questions) and were ver..."

    House Rewire
    By Francesca on 27th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Builder in London
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Radek. I have 12 years experience as a HandyMan. Any problem let me know ANY TIME 24 / 7 . All the best for everyone;)

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Really prompt and excellent service – love the can-do attitude."

    General Maintenance
    By Cormac on 18th Nov 2020
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2014
    • Builder in London
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Tim and his team did an amazing job plastering my room. I couldn’t have asked for a better service!"

    Plaster Skimming
    By Jennifer on 21st Oct 2020
    • Joined Oct 2017
    • Established 2011
    • Builder in London
    • ID checked

    Handyman working on private properties like homes, condos and other rental units or even with companies. My responsibility may encompass some plumbing, electrical, carpentry, security, gardening or hauling. My duties include: Changing light bulb...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Ion was awesome. Got the job done quickly and with ease. Would not hesitate to recommend or use again for similar jobs."

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Mark on 21st Feb 2020

    Construction international ltd reply: Mark is very friendly! Thanks for your time

    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2016
    • Builder in Surbiton
    • ID checked
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