Building Warrant Renfrew

If you are in the Renfrew area and would like to undergo work on your house then what you would need to get started is a building warrant. Whether this is a loft conversion, garage conversion, home extension, or any other sort of work you cannot do this without a building warrant. Most people do not know this and might not know how to obtain one of these. However, it is relatively simple and here at Archiplan, we can assist you throughout this process.

There are numerous steps involved in obtaining a building warrant and these are:

  1. Go to your local council which for people in Renfrew would be the Renfrewshire Council.
  2. Fill out an application form as well as providing drawings of your building plans.
  3. Send them away and wait 4-6 weeks to hear back from your local council.

At Archiplan we can fill out your application form as well as providing full-scale drawings of your proposed building plans and send them away to your local council for you. This would save you a lot of time and effort and as well as this we would be in constant contact with the council throughout this process providing you with regular updates on whether your application will be approved or if there are any changes needed.

If your application is approved and you receive a building warrant then the council will provide you with a Construction Compliance and Notification Plan. This will tell you at what times you should contact your local Building Standards as your building work will need to be inspected at various times throughout the process.

Our staff at Archiplan will be working tirelessly on your behalf throughout the process liaising with the council to make sure your application for your building warrant is done as effectively and efficiently as possible enabling you to start making improvements to your home.

If you are in the Renfrew area and would like to find out more or get an appointment to speak to one of our team then please get in touch where we will be happy to help.

 

Home Extension Drawings Paisley

Home extensions are becoming increasingly popular amongst homeowners. This is a more cost-efficient way of adding more space on to your house without having to save up and move to a bigger one. There are many different uses for an extension whether it be used as a sitting room, a tv room, or even a quiet room where you can go and enjoy the peace and quiet and get lost in a book. The are many parts in the process of getting an extension and here at Archiplan, we can provide home extension drawings to the people in Paisley that would help them get started in the process of extending their home.

At Archiplan we have been providing home extension drawings to people for a number of years so we are very experienced and highly recommended. What we would do is arrange a time to come round to your home to do a full survey of your property. This should take no more than an hour or so and would then allow us to provide home extension drawings. We would then send them off to your local council along with your application form and within around 4 weeks you should have your building warrant which will allow you to get the builders in to start your extension.

We also provide other services that could help you throughout the process and if you would like to find out what they are or if you are in the Paisley area and feel that our home extension drawings service would be something that would be of great benefit to you then please do not hesitate to get in contact where a member of our team will be happy to assist you.

Garage Conversion Renfrew

With Summer on the horizon and the weather getting warmer most people will want to make the most of this and enjoy it while it lasts. Many families will enjoy this from their garden whether that be with friends or other family having a barbecue or a few drinks in the garden. An increasingly popular choice amongst households now is to put their own bar in their garden to make the most of the good weather and socialize without having to be stuck indoors. Some people build their own from scratch, however, converting your garage into a bar is an easier option. Here at Archiplan, if you are in Renfrew we can help you through the process of your garage conversion.

Nowadays, many people do not make the best use of their home garage this normally acts as an extra storage place for junk so it would be of great benefit to convert it into something useful. In order to start the process of your garage conversion you will only need a building warrant. In order for this to be obtained we would come and do a site survey and from the site survey produce architectural drawings. Once you have them they will be sent to your local council and for people in Renfrew it would be the Renfrewshire Council. Once the drawings have been submitted you should receive your building warrant in around 4 weeks and you can begin converting your garage.

At Archiplan, we will be with you throughout every stage of this process and will be liaising with the local council whilst the building work is being completed to make sure everything is running smoothly and there are no hiccups. If you are in the Renfrew area and feel our service would be useful if you are looking to convert your garage then please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange an appointment.

Retrospective Building Warrant Paisley

Most homeowners in Paisley over the years will have work done to their homes whether it is a loft conversion, house extension, or any other form of work. However, most do not know that in order to complete work on your house you require a building warrant from the local council. This means that a lot of people will not have obtained a building warrant yet will have the work done. This will cause problems especially if you are trying to sell your house and the lawyer asks you for the completion certificate for the alteration work on your house. Here at Archiplan, we can help, we can help you out we can help you apply to get a retrospective building warrant that’s required if you have had work done without the appropriate permission.

In order to obtain the retrospective building warrant, we would need to carry out a full measurement survey of your place, produce both existing scaled drawings and proposed scale drawings as well as completing the council’s application form and submitting all the information to the council to be reviewed. The council would then review it and it would take around 4 weeks for them to come and carry out a full site inspection before they grant you the completion certificate.

If there are any areas of concern with the building work we would highlight this with the council giving you time to get it fixed. This is so that when they come to carry out the site inspection there are no areas of concern for the site inspector meaning that there will be no delays in releasing the completion certificate.

If you are in the Paisley area and looking to sell your house or have had work done but do not have the completion certificate and would require a retrospective building warrant then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Building Warrant Renfrewshire

 

Now we are at the start of a new decade you might want to change things up and move with the times. Whether this is expanding your office or your house. In order to do the expansion work, you need what is called a building warrant. This sounds like a long drawn out process when in fact it is relatively straightforward and here at Archiplan we can assist the people in the Renfrewshire area throughout the process of obtaining a building warrant.

First of all, you would need to get in contact with your local council which for people living in Renfrewshire would be the Renfrewshire Council. Here you would be given application forms to fill out as well as having to submit initial drawings of your building plans. This is where Archiplan would come in as well as filling out your application forms we would also give you full-scale drawings of your proposed building work as well as full-scale drawings of your existing building.

Once your drawings and application forms have been submitted your building warrant should take around 4-6 weeks to be approved and throughout this process, we will liaise with the council and get back to you as regularly as possible with updates. All going well your building warrant should be granted and once it is your council will provide you with The Construction Compliance and Notification Plan. This is simply just informing you to contact Building Standards as throughout your building work they will need to inspect the work done to make sure it meets the safety standards.

Once your building warrant has been approved and you have the Construction Compliance and Notification Plan then you are free to start your building work. Throughout the building work, we will be there for you whether it be speaking to the council or building standards we are more than happy to assist you through the whole process.

If you are in the Renfrewshire area and would like help obtaining a building warrant or would like to find out more about how to go about getting one then please do not hesitate to contact us where a member of our team will be happy to help.

Garage Conversion Rutherglen

Now that we are in a new year many people would like a fresh start and change their lifestyle. Most would like to get fitter and healthier but may not have the time to get to the gym. Home gyms are now becoming a more common thing with people preferring to work out from the comfort of their own home whenever they find the time in between work and family life. One of the most common ways to make space for a home gym is to convert your garage. Here at Archiplan, we can assist you through the whole process of a garage conversion if you are in or around the Rutherglen area.

Most garages in people’s houses are not used correctly they are used mostly for storage or to keep things that you no longer need rather than throwing them out. At Archiplan we can help you obtain the building warrant which is required for your garage conversion. In order to gain your building warrant, our team would come out and do an initial survey of the site. We would then produce the architectural drawings that would be sent away in order for your building warrant to be granted.

The process of obtaining the warrant should provide no issues and would only take around 4 weeks for it to be granted. Once it is granted then you are free to start the process of your garage conversion. Once the work is underway then we will act as the liaison between you and the council in order to make sure the whole process runs smoothly and there are no issues in getting your perfect home gym.

If you are in the Rutherglen area and would like to find out more or would like to start the process of your garage conversion then please do not hesitate to get in touch where one of our team will be happy to help.

 

Building Warrant Drawings Greenock

Most people nowadays would agree that they would like more space in their house. Most would like to move to a bigger house however it is not financially possible. There is a lot of other options to create more space in your home such as an extension, garage conversion, and loft conversion. However, this is not as straight forward as just deciding you want an extension or conversion and then beginning work as soon as you can. There is a process you need to go through in order to obtain permission to start this work in your house. Here at Archiplan, we can assist you in this process by providing building warrant drawings to people in or around the Greenock area which will help enable you to gain the building warrant needed to start work on your house.

The members of our team have years of experience in applying and obtaining building warrants so it will not be a problem. We will also act as the link between you and the council while you are waiting on the building warrant to go through to save you of any stress or worry. Once we have submitted the building warrant drawings it should take between 4-6 weeks for your application to be approved. This will make a huge difference to your house and the amount of free space you have you could do numerous things with it such as add in an extra bedroom, turn it into a games room or even a fitness room the possibilities are endless.

Once you obtained the building warrant our work isn’t done there we will be with you throughout the whole process of the actual work being carried out and will be in constant contact with the council to make sure that all the work is carried out in accordance with the Building Act 2003 and the work being carried out is also exactly how it was on the building warrant drawings.

If you are in the Greenock area and our building warrant drawing service interests you or you would like to find out more about this service or any other service that we provide then please do not hesitate to get in contact where a member of staff will be happy to help.

 

Loft Conversion Port Glasgow

When you first move into your dream home everything seems great, however, as time moves on and your life changes this dream home suddenly becomes cramped due to a number of circumstances mostly down to having a family. As your family grows the temptation would be to move to a bigger house, however, not everyone can afford to do this, this is where Archiplan can help you. Here at Archiplan, we can help people in the Port Glasgow area gain a loft conversion in order to add that extra room to their house.

There are many things that you could do with that bit of extra room in your house. Most people turn it into an extra bedroom as their kids are growing up and getting too old to share a room with their sibling. However, not all people use it for this, you could turn this room into a number of things such as a fitness room, a utility room or even a home office to enable you to work from the house to look after the children. Having that extra space would make a huge difference and is a lot more cost-efficient and a lot easier than moving house.

Not everything is plain sailing with a loft conversion though, you cannot just decide to get your loft converted and start the next day. In order to get your loft conversion, you will need a building warrant. Here at Archiplan, we can take care of your application and make sure that it is filled out correctly. If your application is filled out correctly then you should be granted your building warrant within 4-6 weeks and during this process, we can act as the liaison so that you don’t have to worry about a thing. As soon as your building grant is approved we will do a survey of the building. Once the survey is complete it will take us a few days to draw up detailed architectural plans for your loft conversion. After this, you are free to begin and throughout this process, we will be in contact with the local council on your behalf in order to make sure there are no hiccups and your loft conversion goes smoothly and as planned.

If you are in the Port Glasgow or surrounding areas and feel that a loft conversion would be of benefit to you and your family or would like to find out more about our services then please contact us.

 

Garage Conversion Paisley

Everyones wish is always to have that bit more space in their house. However, not everyone has the money to upgrade and move to a bigger house. There are plenty of other ways to increase your living space though, a garage conversion being a great way. Here at Archiplan, we can assist you through the whole process of a garage conversion if you live in the Paisley area enabling you to have a whole lot more space in your home.

Lots of houses come with garages, however, most of them are not made full use of. Loads of people use them for storage of old items that they never even use therefore don’t make the most of the space that is there. In order to get a garage conversion what you need is a building warrant and at Archiplan, after an initial survey of the site, we can produce the architectural drawings required for you to obtain the building warrant. This process wouldn’t take too long it would take around 4 weeks to have your building warrant granted in order for you to get to work on the garage.

Getting the building warrant to convert your garage would open up a huge amount of space that you could do a whole lot with. You could use it for keeping fit or getting fit adding in a treadmill or other forms of fitness equipment. It could also be great for social gatherings you could add in a bar and some seats and have your own personal space where you can relax with friends and enjoy a drink.

If you are in the Paisley area and would like to find out more about how Archiplan can help you get a garage conversion or if you would like to make an appointment for us to come out and do a survey of the site then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Building Warrant Paisley

Like most other areas in Scotland, Paisley is a big town that is constantly growing and improving constantly. If you have an office or even a house in Paisley then you may want to continue to go and improve with the town. In order to do work on your building then you have to have a building warrant although this may sound like a daunting thought it is actually very simple and here at Archiplan, we can help you through the process of getting a building warrant.

Firstly, you would need to go to your local council, which would be the Renfrewshire Council if you lived in the Paisley area. You will need to also fill out application forms along with drawings of your building plans. At Archiplan we can sort out your application forms for you as well as giving you a full-scale drawing of your proposed plans and also a full-scale drawing of your existing building.

Once you have submitted your application forms as well as your drawings the process should take between around 4 and 6 weeks for the council to come back and tell you whether you have been granted a building warrant or not. Throughout the process, we will be in contact with the council and will provide you with regular updates as soon as we receive them.

Once your building warrant has been approved the council will be in contact and provide you with the next steps to take. They will provide you with your Construction Compliance and Notification Plan. The Construction Compliance and Notification Plan will then inform you when to contact your local Building Standards as your work will need to be inspected as various stages throughout your process.

From the get-go, our highly experienced team at  Archiplan will be working on behalf of you, liaising with your local council to get the process of granting you a building warrant done as quickly and efficiently as possible to enable you to begin with your improvements to your building.

If you are in the Paisley area and would like to find out more or would like to book an appointment to speak to one of our team then please do not hesitate to get in contact.