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Building Regulations

The Government issues practical guidance on ways to comply with the functional requirements in the Building Regulations. These are outlined in a series of ‘Approved Documents’ published by the Department for Communities and Local Government. Relevant documents for roofing and waterproofing applications can be viewed by following the relevant links below:

IKO Contractor Recognition Awards

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