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So you’ve invested plenty of time (and probably money) in looking into an extension for your home, but to finish it off, you want to know what the best kind of roof is. The roof is an important part of any house extension. After all, you want to ensure it’s not only practical (avoiding leaks or weather damage), but also looks good and suits the overall style of both your house and extension, too. Below, we round up the ultimate guide to single story extension roof options, no matter what size, style, or purpose you’re after.
Named after the renowned 17th-century architect François Mansart, modern building techniques mean that adding an extra storey to a property with a Mansard loft conversion has never been so popular.
In today’s market, house sales are erratic. With house prices almost flatlining or plunging sharply and with little warning, in response to political news, especially in the largely affluent south of the UK. This makes buying or selling a house a risky affair, especially if, like many homeowners, most of your capital is tied up in your home. Moving house is also one of the most stressful things we can do: moving during uncertain times only makes the stress worse!
Investing in a kitchen extension can be beneficial in a multitude of ways. You may be looking to simply add some space, whether your family is extending or you just want to branch out from a smaller kitchen design, or, you may want to include it as part of a bigger refurb. Whatever your reason, we’ve compiled some of the best ideas and tips for when it comes to deciding on that perfect kitchen extension.
Building regulations tend to be one of the first official hurdles faced by UK homeowners planning their property extensions. Despite relaxing laws on permitted developments, local government planners generally still do need to grant building regulations approvals. There are a number of reasons for this, the main ones are related to quality and performance of any building works, and related safety issues.
There are many and varied reasons for expanding the size of your property by adding on a side extension. The two main ones though are creating more daily living space and increasing the value of your home.
If you are planning on building an extension, then you need to know what the rules are for building. However, don't let this detract you from choosing to build an extension. You just need to be aware of the rules in place, so you can build the extension you have always wanted. We are going to summarise the key factors you need to think about when it comes to building an extension.