Glossary of Terms

Building Regulations

Building regulations apply to most building work, therefore it is important to know when approval is needed. The responsibility for checking the Building Regulations have been met, falls to Building Control Bodies; either from the Local Authority ...

Glossary of Terms

Groundworks The term 'Groundworks' refers to the ground preparation and foundations being built before the building work can commence. In the case of Oak Designs we recommend you employ the help of a local building contractor to carry out these w...

Oak Designs Material Specification

It is important that you read about our materials and understand a little about how they are processed and made ready for production. You will also be reassured by our saftey standards on all materials used. There is a big difference in how differ...

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