Frequently asked questions

Building work

Q. What experience does KDM Developments have?

A. We have more than 30 years experience as builders in Cumbria so you can rest assured you are in safe hands. 

Q. What sort of disruption should I expect on a major build?

A. Having building work carried out on your home can disrupt your daily routine, so we try our very best to minimise the effect it has on you by working as fast as possible while maintaining quality, and organising to create minimal mess and disturbance.

Q. Are you insured to carry out work on my premises?

A. Yes, we are fully insured with AXA (5 Million)

Q. Can you supply architect and structural drawings?

A. As builders in Cumbria we work closely with architectural designers to help create your dream home.

Q. Do you handle plumbing and electrical works?

 A. Yes, we have our own team of qualified plumbers and electricians.

Q. How quickly can work start?

 A. We aim to start all works within 2 weeks upon agreement of contract. Most projects can be started within 7 days. When the work requires planning permission, 2 weeks once applicable plans are approved.

Q. How do I pay for my projects?

A. We accept an initial deposit followed by stage payments and the balance to be paid when you are totally satisfied with your project completion.

Q. What do I need to do next?

A. Fill out the form on the Contact Us page, email, or telephone us to arrange your free quote


Q. Can you come once a month to keep on top of my garden?

A. We are able to attend to your garden regularly.

Q. Do you install water features?

A. Yes, we can install your water feature.

Q. Are you able to remove a large tree that grows on my garden?

A. Yes, we can remove trees that are causing damage to foundations.

Q. Can you give me advice on the plants that should be growing in my garden?

A. We can tell you the plants that would be best suited for your garden and soil.

Q. Would you lay some decking for me?

A. Yes, we can lay your decking.

Q. Do you build BBQ's?

A. We build BBQ's to your plans or ours.

Q. Can you design and plan my garden?

A. Yes, often we see your garden through different eyes and can suggest things that perhaps you haven't thought of, we work closely with you ensuring your garden works best for you and your family.