What a FENSA Certificate Covers
As stated on the fensa.org.uk website, “FENSA covers the replacement of external windows, doors, roof windows and roof lights against the relevant Building Regulations in domestic properties on the original foot print of the property where the use or size of rooms have not been altered.”
What a FENSA Certificate DOES NOT Cover
An awful lot of things actually, but the major ones it does not cover are new builds or extensions, conservatories, orangeries, conversions of any type, commercial premises, Listed Buildings, external porches, detached garages, sheds, caravans, mobile homes and any repair work.
When a FENSA Certificate Is Required
FENSA Certificates are solely for replacement windows and doors installed since 1st April 2002. If a contract was signed prior to 1st April 2002, but was completed before the 30th June 2002 a FENSA certificate is not required. If a contract was signed prior to 1st April 2002, but was completed after the 30th June 2002 a FENSA certificate is required.
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