BuildStore - self build, renovation & home improvement

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon is the UK’s only permanent exhibition centre for self build, renovation and home improvements. The friendly team of experts at the NSBRC are there to offer the advice and guidance you need to be on your way to creating your dream home.

Their brand new Renovation Masterclass is delivered by David Hilton, NSBRC Helpdesk Expert. David is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics and heating systems and has completed extensive renovations to his own family home.

The course combines both classroom style and practical sessions – making use of the NSBRC’s fantastic Renovation House – to help bring the theory to life.

The day covers many key subjects including:

Building Regulations & Legislation

• Planning (when it's needed) and Permitted Development Rights
• Party Wall Act
• Budgeting & VAT

Cracking, Subsidence & Structural Repairs

• Characteristics of different building materials
• Identifying causes of cracking, masonry failures and subsidence
• Replacing doors & windows

Building Systems & Fabrics

• Insulation: thermal & acoustic
• Building materials
• Extensions, Loft & Basement Conversions


• Heating & Water
• Energy Efficiency
• Airtightness & Ventilation



New to Eastern England for 2017, Self Build & Desig

BuildStore Limited, 8 Houstoun Interchange Business Park, Livingston, EH54 5DW T: 0345 223 4888 F: 0345 223 4666

BuildStore Limited Registered Office: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB.
Registered in England Number: 08412572

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