Written by a qualified Building Control Officer, "Home Extensions" provides expert advice on extending your property. Starting with the early planning stages, this book guides you through each step of the extension, from initial drawings to final coat of paint. Expert tips offer advice on how to plan and supervise an extension project, including how to deal with builders and architects and building regulations to abide by. Providing clear, concise and up-to-date information, "Home Extensions" allows you to confidently create a useful and valuable addition to your home. The chapters include: Planning, Plans, Builders, Substructure, Superstructure, Internal Work and External Work. There is also a glossary of useful terms and a list of helpful contacts.