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10 Tips for Buying House Plans Online

Part Two In our previous article, we had a look at some crucial requirements for buying a house plan online. We also looked at a few necessary aspects of getting house plan approval. Here, we will dig deeper into buying and approving house plans. Consider the Conditions of Your Plot Architects usually pay special attention…

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10 Tips for Buying House Plans Online

Part One Looking to buy a house plan online? If so, you’re in luck. Many businesses offer thousands of different sizes, styles, and layouts of building plans. On top of this, most of these businesses will also allow you to customise your building plan to suit your needs. Thousands of websites offer these services, so…

Getting Building Plan Approval

Approving building plans first requires the appointment of a SACAP registered architect/designer. SACAP refers to the South African Council for the Architectural Profession. You can find a list of registered professionals at www.sacapsa.com. You may not legally gain approval of a building plan through de-registered, independent architects. For building plan approval, the appointed architect must…

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Requirements for Lapa Construction

The truth is, most homeowners don’t know much about the thatch lapas sitting in their garden. Within lapa construction, the thatched roof is obviously the most important aspect. It keeps you dry, it provides a nice shade from the sunlight, and it’s great for social events. Building a lapa is not as straightforward as you…