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Open Plan Living Room?

We are thinking of removing the wall between the front room and hall way so that it is open plan at the front of the house, but a friend says that there is a steel support behind front room door . Please help if you if that’s right or wrong . Thanks,

External Changes – Extensions, Solar Panels, Under-Floor Heating?

Has anyone experience of making external changes to their BISF house?We’re at the pre-planning stage and are considering (small) extensions, (lots of) solar panels, and under-floor heating, I assume in the new build only. Clearly we could benefit from other BISF members’ experiences.If others are similarly placed, we could help one another as architects plans …

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18 Days Until The Renovation Begins! Few Questions And Any Advice You Can Give Before Will Be Useful :)

Hi all, I can’t believe it after being on here for so many months, but as the thread title suggests, in 18 days from today I will be getting the keys to my first house (BISF of course!) and will be starting on the renovation work immediately (god knows it needs it- hasnt been touched …

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What is This Bar in The Kitchen/ Dining Room? Is it Safe to Remove? I Do Not See It On Modernised BISF Houses…

Hi all, a member uploaded some pics of their GUTTED BISF house which are fantastic, but it showed me something that I had seen in other pictures as well but not all. There seems to be a bar of some sort that runs down between the kitchen and dining room as per their picture, and …

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Costs of Making The Lean-to or Outhouse Part Of The House?

User Submitted Post Hi all, Me again! So the house got a structural survey today which I should hopefully hear the results back from this week (im still very 50/50 on whether it will actually happen), and went back today to take some pictures to help me better plan the project while the sales process …

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