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04.02.2019
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West Lindsey's Building Control team were recently invited to deliver a technical talk to over 20 delegates about the second phase of Gusto Homes'…
04.02.2019
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Many of your fellow builders, architects and designers are already members of the LABC Partner Authority Scheme, so if you're not one yet – you're…
04.02.2019
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In the current economic climate homeowners are naturally more cautious about investing their savings or borrowing to improve their home. The media is…
04.02.2019
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Why the LABC Building Excellence Awards are good for your business – and how to write a winning entry! Anyone who has ever been a finalist in the…
18.01.2019
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Take extra care when excavating foundations in clay soils, especially if there are trees nearby. Clay soils are made up of 40% water, but trees can…
18.12.2018
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We  offer a wide range of courses for members and non-members alike, so whether you're a building control professional, architect, specialist…
14.12.2018
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The traditional approach used when two steel beams are provided to support a cavity wall has been to design the beams to each carry half the total…
07.12.2018
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The majority of domestic like for like replacement kitchens or bathrooms won't need any form of Building Regulations approval, but if you're…
23.11.2018
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Building on sites where trees are present can be tricky. Trees and other vegetation can affect moisture content considerably, leading to soil…