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Welcome to Irish Association of Self Builders, Ireland‘s largest construction web site where you can find information on self building and house construction including the latest innovations, products and services available to you for your self build project.

Protecting your investment


Insurance is one of those area’s that some self builders think they can do without and by doing so they can save themselves some money. “Wrong”. This should be the most important part of your project. More....

Renewable Energy


Renewable Energy is energy gained from sources in the process of which few or hardly any harmful effects on the environment occur.

What kind of renewable energy technology is available to you as a self builder?  More.…


The Home Energy Saving (HES) scheme provides grants to homeowners who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their home. More....

CCTV.ie  has over
 14 years experience installing  
CCTV systems in Dublin and across Ireland and we guarantee a high quality service and reliable support to all our customers.


www.cctv.ie


Baths, Whirlpools Jacuzzis Walk-in baths


A leading Irish light in designer Whirlpools, Air Spas, easy access shower baths and anti scald shower systems.


www.advanz.ie

Danger of Radon Gas in your home

The greatest health risk from radiation in Ireland is caused by radon. It accounts for 56 per cent of the total radiation dose received by the Irish population. Between 150 and 200 lung cancer deaths in Ireland  More….

Here you can see a map showing the areas predicted to be at particular risk from radon -  
Radon Maps

Planning Permissions


What to consider and how to approach the planning issue.  Also, watch out for the seven year rule, how does it effect you?  More....

Types of house construction


What types of construction are available to you to build your house. More....

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Building Regulations in Ireland

Building Control ( Amendment) Regulations SI 9, 2014 has come to effect from 1st of March 2014 and it will take away  some of your rights as a self builder. You can no longer be involved in the project unless you are registered and certified by the C.I.F with at least three years experience in building construction. More….
Iaosb Letter to TD’s regarding Building Control S.I.9 More….
Iaosb letter to Minister Kelly - Revoke or Revise S.I 9  More….
Building Control- When rules do not deliver results. More….
Architects council members resign over ‘governance failings’ More….
Iaosb Submission on 3
rd of Nov 2014 More….
Iaosb letter to Mr Robin Mandal, R.I.A.I president regarding S.I.9 More….
Iaosb letter to Minister Alan Kelly. S.I.9 has failed Self Builders More….
RIAI EGM : Seven issues for architects to consider. More….
European Union response to Self Builder regarding S.I.9. More….
Minister Hogan's response to Senator Mooney regarding  S.I.9  More….
Law Society of Ireland - Update on Building Control S.I.9 of 2014  More….
Letter to and from Mr Mark McDermott, Law Society of Ireland.
 More….
Letter to Attorney General, Máire Whelan SC from Iaosb Re: S.I.9
More….
People of Ireland, Stand Up for Your Right.  More….
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Cost of house construction


Owning a house is the biggest investment that most of us make in our lives, so we need to make sure that before we leap into the construction of our dream home we have some sort of idea about how much our project will cost to complete  More...

Health & Safety


Construction work is very dangerous and every precaution should be taken to insure the safety of everyone involved in your project. Before you start your project you must ..... More....


Landscape & Gardening


This area can work out from a few hundred Euro’s to many thousands. Landscaping is down to your individual
preference. You can either take it ......
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Outdoor Living - Planning the perfect summer garden.....
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How green do you grow? .....
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Gardening in small spaces.....
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Using Feng Shui in your design


Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of creating harmony and balance in the home and office environment.. Feng Shui means ..... More..


Bathroom
Fireplaces
Floor coverings
Heating
Home Security

Insulation

Kitchen

Tiles & Stones

Windows and Doors


Quick Links

Home Networking

Home Networking, put simply, is the facility to have all of your homes’ multimedia services, such as TV, Satellite, DVD, More ….

Home Automation

Home Automation, or scaleable power is the ability to better and more efficiently control all of the electrical equipment in ones home. More….

Why Self Build


You are going to own a new home and it is time to decide on whether you should buy an already built property or go for your dream and build a house that matches perfectly with all your needs and requirements. More….

Site Insurance for New Buildings and Extensions
Frost Insurance’s Self build site insurance ensures you are covered for almost any eventuality and provides you with financial compensation in the event of a loss and peace of mind.

Frost Insurances Ltd t/a Frost Insurances Frost Underwriting is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland


Self Build Insurance

Tel:  061 310566               www.frostinsurances.ie

Septic Tank Regulation


All you need to know about Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems Registration. More.....

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The Benefits of Natural Thermal and
Acoustic Insulation

Pavatex Wood Fibre thermal insulation is made from renewable and sustainable softwood  More….

Water Meters & Billing


Irish Water is Ireland’s new national water utility that is responsible for providing and developing water services throughout Ireland. Irish Water will gradually take over the responsibilities from these Local Authorities on a phased basis from January 2014.  More….


Irish Water is installing water meters countrywide. The majority of households will have a meter fitted by 2016. There is no need to apply to have a water meter installed. At least 14 days before the work begins you will receive an information pack that explains the work and what to expect when we install your water meter. More….
Billing for your water and wastewater service


Self Build Insurance

Full Employers
Public Liability and All Risks cover for New Builds,
Extensions and Renovations
 
Cover can be taken at
any stage of the project
Very competitive premiums.

Phone 01 897 01 05

www.fingalinsurance.ie


Fingal Insurance Group Ltd
is Regulated by
The Central Bank of Ireland