Frequestly Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Institute of Structural Engineers has a number of useful articles for domestic clients. Click on the titles below to view the full article.
Planning a home improvement?
Worried about damage to your house?
We are developing a list of FAQs for our domestic clients. If you have a generic non-urgent question you'd like included please send it through to email@example.com for our consideration.
If you're planning a home project, the IStructE has some useful advice for potential clients.
If you're planning a loft conversion, the IStructE has produced a document about when to talk to a Structural Engineer and how they can improve your project.
As a client who has construction work carried out, whether it is on your home or business, you have legal responsibilities under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. This HSE website explains everything you need to know.
If you want to carry out any building work near or on your shared property boundary, or ‘party wall’, in England and Wales you will need to notify your neighbours. More information is available at this government website