St Kentigern Hospice

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Touching Lives

Your Donation would make a Difference

Our North Wales Builders website attracts a number of local visitors looking for ideas, solutions and examples. We work hard to make the site relevant to our community. If you found the site useful and containing the information you were looking for we ask if you could consider a donation to St Kentigern Hospice. More than 80% of their overall funding is dependent on public donations. This money is raised in small and large amounts through many different methods, like this appeal.

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Sandy Cove Build

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Residents Invest in Sandy Cove

Modern Materials and Easy Windows

Sandy Cove in Kinmel Bay is a great seaside residential area where Kelvin lives, close to the sea means sea breeze and salt spray but modern materials and the latest building regulations meet here to enable residents to benefit from improved insulation standards and the latest technology.

Recent projects by Kelvin Griffiths Ltd include a new roof, windows and rendering at the prom and a vaulted ceiling bungalow extension with auto-Velux windows.

  • Sea facing with ease of maintenance facia, doors, render, windows, new roof.

These projects are designed to satisfy building regulations and with planning permission add value and long term amenity to properties by the sea. Kelvin Griffiths works closely with designers and Council officers to build in accordance with materials specified and standards required. A local builder, living in the area with vast experience.

Garage Conversion

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Additional Living Space

to an affordable high specification

A converted integral garage is an ideal way to create additional cosy and affordable living space. When converting a garage the use of modern insulation materials to floor, walls and ceiling are vital. Continue Reading »

New Stairs

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Small enough to fit-in

Large enough to use

Wooden stair cases built to fit into available space but to standards that enable the safe use of stairs and room to manage furniture and fittings to go upstairs. Stairs need to be attractive, strong and functional; the stairs we build into our projects are Continue Reading »

Fire Damage Roof

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

North Wales Roofing

making things better

There is nothing worse than a disaster ruining your home and we at North Wales Build have repaired a lot of flood damaged property and in this case a fire damaged roof which once re-built with modern materials is restored to as good as new. Continue Reading »

Wall Render Repair

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Careful Large Wall Render

Rhyl Property Improvement

Large flat walls are exposed to the elements and can deteriorate in time. We are leading North Wales builders, local specialists for over 30 years and this project required safe and experienced renovation working. Continue Reading »

Re-Tiled Roof

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Sandy Cove Roof

 

Felt, Batons and Tiles – Good as New!

Some older roofs have OK tiles and good timber supports but the roofs were built before the modern breathable membrane and tanalised batten timber were available. In some cases the tiles were nailed to support joists and “plastered” from the inside to seal from wind and rain. In time this plaster sealant dries and crumbles leaving the roof Continue Reading »

Kitchen Conversion

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

North Wales Built-in Kitchen +

Added Value Home Conversion

In this project two small rooms are converted into one large open plan space with patio doors, wooden floors, ceiling lights, and all plumbing and power to accommodate the modern kitchen and dining arrangement. Continue Reading »

Extension Foundations

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Building the Base

Reinforced and Damp-proof

The construction sequence as shown in the images here start with excavation; followed by sand and aggregate base foundation with service channels and robust level shuttering then … Continue Reading »

Flood Resistance

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Sandy Cove Property

Building Flood Resilience

This property is being refurbished by Kelvin Griffiths as a private venture to explore what can be done to live as safe as possible in a flood risk environment. The original property was flooded in 2014, a number of properties in this area experience repeat flooding resulting in low house values and personal stress yet the location is stunning so close to the sea and a mild climate despite occasional storm surges so if a property can be made flood resilient and safe a great home can be the result. Continue Reading »