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Building regulations and advice

If you're planning on doing building works, make sure you know about the regulations and what insurance you may need.

Planning permission and building regulations

You may need planning permission and/or building control approval before starting building works.

Find advice on home improvements and building regulations on LABC Front Door

Building warranties and insurance

You may wish to insure yourself against stalled or unsatisfactory works. There's a range of products that could help:

Your right to cancel

You have the right to cancel most types of contract within 14 days.

Find out more about your right to cancel (Citizens Advice website)