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Could your loft be putting your family at risk? Our Country can sometimes bask in prolonged summer heatwaves, such as the the record breaking summers of 1976 and 2013. The Met Office frequently issue a Level 3 Heatwave Warnings during such spells of hot weather and in 2013 MPs called for the Countries wilting workforce […]

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As evidenced by previous case studies, Metrotile Lightweight Roofing systems are an excellent choice when refitting or refurbishing  non-traditional properties that require lightweight roofing systems.  In Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, Cannock Chase Council and Keepmoat Housing oversee housing stock that includes non standard built properties including, Cornish Units and Reema dwellings; Cornish Units were constructed post […]

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Hello, We live near Dugdale Crescent in Sutton Coldfield and came across your details while looking into external wall insulation. Are you able to recommend companies who have carried out EWI work locally please? Thanks

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Although featured back in 2010, we thought we would take a closer look at Helena Partnerships superb BISF renovation scheme in Moss Bank. Helena Partnerships is the largest social landlord in St Helens taking ownership of around 13,000 homes. The partnership was formed in 2002, when a large portion of the local councils housing stock […]

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BISF and Riley Homes Receive Makeover Parkway Green is delighted  with the results of external refurbishment of 251 non traditional steel frame homes. External insulation work has was carried out on the BISF and Riley Homes in Newall Green. This will help customers to reduce fuel bills whilst improving the overall appearance of the area. […]

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Over the years Retrofit UK Ltd has partnered with local authorities to improve BISF housing stocks nationwide. Retrofit UK Ltd has a strong working relationship with all major systems designers & as such are approved installers nationwide. Based at a head office in central Cambridgeshire & with a nationwide workforce, Retrofit UK Ltd is ideally […]

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The below images have been kindly supplied to us by A. J Balfour Associates The images shows a number of BISF Houses undergoing inspection and the external repair and refurbishment of these steel framed houses. The images were taken by members of the A.J. Balfour team who are specialists in consulting civil & structural engineering. […]

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Hello Everyone and welcome to my photographic diary showing how my good friend Mat and I, installed a set of sliding patio doors to the rear of his BISF house. During the installation we made a photographs record of the various stages of the job. [adinserter block=”2″] Mat and I both posses modest DIY skills, […]

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BISF Houses Are Not Defective Under Part XV1 of the Housing Act 1985 Of all the e-mails that we receive here at BISF House, by far the most common relate to home buyers receiving surveys whereby the Survyor has wrongly labelled a BISF house as “Defective under Prt XV1 of the Housing Act 1985. Before […]

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Rendering & Plastering Service, Plymouth, Devon & Cornwall If you are searching for BISF rendering or plastering services in Plymouth, Devon or Cornwall, then look no further than MPC Plastering Contractors. A company who specialise in internal plastering, external rendering and thin coat insulated render systems. At BISF House.com, we constantly express the need to employ tradesmen […]

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Hello I currently buying a BISF house in Braintree. It’s my first house and I want to do a huge renovation. I read the whole forum. It’s amazing. First time I heard about BISF houses from my agency, when I did first viewing. At first I was scared. But now, after read this forum I’m […]

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Hi Marc / others I’m a first time buyer who has been previously unaware of BISF construction until finding a property that I like but have been told is BISF construction. I have to admit it has made me rather wary of this purchase. Would it be possible for you more experienced folks to look at this […]

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BISF Refurbishment & Total Rendering Solutions. For nearly two decades SPS envirowall external wall insulation systems and solid wall insulation systems have been closely involved in the external renovation of older properties including BISF Houses.

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Hi, Has anyone built a two storey extension and was it straight forward? Thanks

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I am renovating a BISF house in South Wales but have an issue with noisy neighbours. I think this is mostly down to them being noisy but partly due to the poor construction between the properties. As my photographs show, I have stripped the walls upstairs and downstairs back to the breeze blocks. My first […]

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Weaste steel homes, steel estate, weaste, emanuel whittaker, second world war, salford, mark foster, kitchens, upvc, john gallagher, Salford city council, post-war Source: £600,000 facelift on Salford’s ‘steel’ homes is complete

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Having lived in a BISF house for 20 odd years we have moved the ground floor layout about to suite our needs various times over the years. When the kids were young we had the whole lot open plan but as the family has got older its nice to have a few separate rooms. At […]

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