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Self Build InfoCentre
Welcome to the self build info centre. The links below will take you through the steps in the self build process.

Planning & Design

Getting Started

Finding a Site | Planning | Legal & Finance Environmental Considerations | Other

Heating Systems

Solar power, hydro, geothermal... more.
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Building Technologies

Blockwork or Timber frame... more.

Insulation Alternatives

Glass fibre, Foam based insulation... more.
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Groundworks to Roof Structure

Ground Works | Block & Brick Work

Plumbing & Electrics

Wiring and piping

Windows & Doors

Finishes and types of glazing vary... more.

Roofing & External Finishing

External Finishing | Roofing

Interiors & Finishing

Interior finishing

Carpentry | Plumbing & Electrics | Plastering, Painting & Decorating | Flooring


How many bathrooms & what sizes... more.


Design a kitchen with plenty of space... more.

Final Stages

Snag List | Furnishings | Moving In

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Self Build

 Building your own deck
 Solid or Semi Solid Wood Floors
 Underfloor heating- has anyone gone down this road??
 City Garden
 Hard Water Area

Self Build

 Steel Building Insulation
 Basement Foundation
 Prices for Do It Yourself Sunroom Kits
 What Tools Do You Need As A Do-It-Yourself Plumber?

Self Build

 Weirs Of Baggot St
 Doyles Of The Shamrock Hire & Sales
 Carlson & Co Ltd.

Self Build
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