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An External Wall Insulation Solution For Welsh BISF & Prefabricated Housing This article was first published in 2016 Wrexham County Borough Council outline their push in getting homes ready for the Welsh Housing Quality Standard [Read More]

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The Swisspan System supplied by Swisspan External Wall Insulation Swisspan is an insulated render system used to overclad existing properties where the possibilities for mechanical fixing are restricted to structural elements, typically structural frames with [Read More]

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Sykes have undertaken numerous BISF renovation projects for various companies including South Tyneside Homes, East Bolden.   Sykes Specialist Contracting Ltd have completed the installation of the Alumasc Swisspan System to 30 BISF Houses at South [Read More]

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Anglian External Refurbishment North Lincs BISF Insulation North Lincs Anglian has completed an external envelope refurbishment scheme for Registered Social Landlord North Lincolnshire Homes. The refurbished houses are British Iron and Steel Federation (BISF) non-traditional [Read More]

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BISF Homes In Shortlees Get a Facelift Atrium Newsletter pdf BISF Renovation Scheme by Atrium Homes Work is complete on a £1.3 million facelift to 45 BISF houses in Shortlees, Kilmarnock. The work which has [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

Case Studies 0

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 [Read More]

Case Studies 0

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 [Read More]

Q&A's 1

Hi all, I am wondering if someone can recommend a structural surveyor in the Falkirk area for a BISF house.  I am purchasing one soon and before everything is done I want to get a [Read More]

Member Posts 1

Hi all, just thought I’d share our boiler replacement because although I’m sure it’s been done before, I have not heard of anyone replacing the back boiler with a new boiler in the loft. In [Read More]

Member Posts 7

A post-war semi-detached house of steel-framed construction bisf (British Iron & Steel Federation) with painted roughcast to ground floor and first floor cladding to insulation standards. Extended to the side providing a garage suitable for [Read More]

Estate Agent BISF House Listings 0

The common misconception here is that you can’t get a Mortgage on a BISF House. This is simply not the case. As with any property you will need to have undertake a survey, the survey [Read More]

Mortgage & Insurance 0

Apparently, all was not going well during the early stages of BISF House production in the UK. Many Ministers expressed deep concern over slow rates of progression, increasing costs and the direct and indirect links [Read More]

Historical 0

Editors note: Whenever we write an article here at the BISF House website, we try to be as accurate and as balanced as possible. But today, this article is somewhat of a rant, for which [Read More]

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186 BISF186 properties in the Pontefract, Flanshaw and Hemsworth areas of Wakefield, West Yorkshire are to benefit from refurbishment works carried out by Wakefield & District Housing as part of  their ongoing renovation programme.  Effective [Read More]

Case Studies 0

  SPS Envirowall have produced this amazing time lapse video showing the installation of an External Wall Insulation system onto the existing surface of a typical BISF House in Malpas area of Newport, Wales. There [Read More]

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I am planning to apply an external wall insulation system to my BISF house, in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. I will be removing the 1st floor metal cladding and all the external render and apply [Read More]

cp, Insulation, Q&A's 12

Hi, I live in a BISF property and for the past 4 years, have been dealing with my insurers with regards to subsidence. After years of investigations and subsidence monitoring, it appears that the main [Read More]

Q&A's 11

Hi all, just wondering if anyone has any recommendations or information about re-roofing? Our neighbours are looking to get their original asbestos cement roof replaced but have not had much luck getting reasonable quotes. I’m [Read More]

Member Posts, Q&A's, Roofing 5

Hello, we are planning to buy a BISF house, We liked the property but not sure what all we need to consider before buying. We see that the roof of this house is some sheet [Read More]

Buying & Selling, Q&A's 2

From time to time on BISF House, we feature properties that we consider to be outstanding. This property offered for sale by Agents Stoneshaw is one such property. Take a walk past the standard exterior [Read More]

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