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Tip 1: Use Lime

Tip 2: Never have chemical damp-proof courses installed

Tip 3: Never assume Contractors understand how to work with traditional buildings

Tip 4: Don’t treat your traditional property like a modern one

Tip 5: Get to know your Conservation Officer

Tip 6: Never assume your 'repair' does not require Listed Building Consent

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Myth 1: Listed Building Consent for alterations to a listed building is only needed for external changes

Myth 2: Historic England makes the final decision in any Listed Building Consent application

Myth 3: Old buildings do not perform well in terms of sustainability

Myth 4: PVC windows are a good thing to install and payback quickly

Myth 5: External wall insulation improves any and all buildings

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