Frequently Asked Questions

Could I project manage the work myself?

Of course, but with Prestige you get over 40 years of experience which helps us foresee any pitfalls saving you time and money.

How much do you charge?

This is entirely to do with the size and complexity of the project. We generally charge a fixed price fee for most projects and will happily give you an obligation free quote.

What is a Building Inspector?

You will pay your local authority an inspection fee and their inspector will check the basic structural issues at various stages throughout the work.

What guarantee will I receive?

Prestige will apply for a Certificate of Completion from the Building Inspector on your behalf. All other specialist product guarantees will be provided. We will create an incentive for the builder to return after a few months at attend to any minor servicing issues as necessary.

How much will it cost and how do I pay everybody?

Prestige will arrange budgets and a payment schedule for you. We also have online budget tools to help you decide what is affordable.

How do I apply for planning permission?

Prestige have been working with the council planning offices for many years and will take care of design, planning and building regulation approval.

What happens if something goes wrong?

With careful preparation and the right builders, risks and reduced. Prestige are always on hand to take care of issues and act as contact between yourself and the contractors.

How do I go about choosing and ordering windows, kitchens, bathrooms and other fittings in time for them to be fitted?

Prestige provides you with a shopping list and can assist you in sourcing and ordering the specialist items that you may need.