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Guide To Building Regs

If you are about to embark on building work on your home that requires comprehensive structural alterations, there is a good chance that you will need building regulation approval first. This can be a complicated and time-consuming process, so in this article, we will take you through the how, why and when of building regulations in the UK.

Detached Garage Conversion Guide

A detached garage conversion is a great way to add space to your home, especially now that most of us work from home. Since it is separated from the main house, you have the freedom to make as many changes as possible without disrupting your family’s routine. If you are considering a garage conversion, here are few things you should know.

Guide To Getting A Garden Room Extension

The term "garden room extension" in itself might be confusing for many. After all, how can a garden be in a room? Surely that's just a greenhouse? Wrong! A garden room extension is something else; indeed, it's more of a broad category. Let's dive right in with our guide to a garden room extension and how you get one.

Guide To Dormer Extensions And Dormer Roofs

Unless you work within the architectural or construction sectors, it's probable that you don't know what dormer roofs or dormer extensions are. Not to fear! This is a quick and simple guide to everything you need to know about the two property features, including what they are, why they're useful, and how much you could expect to pay. So without further ado, let's get started!

Guide to Orangery Costs

More and more homeowners are finding the disposable income to invest in an extension for their space, giving them an extra little slice of space to do with as they please. Orangeries are similar to conservatories, meaning they usually sit to the rear of the property and boast glass-panelled walls. One notable difference between orangeries and conservatories is that the former has glazing where the latter does not; an orangery has a glazed lantern roof where a conservatory does not. Orangeries also offer a range of benefits aside from the extra space, including adding monetary value to your home that makes a valuable investment for those looking to resell or rent out in the future. But how much does it cost to install an orangery on your property? What factors can affect the cost? Read on to find out.

How Long Does Planning Permission Take?

Whether you're looking to create a new home office, get your dream kitchen diner with an extension or build a summer house down at the bottom of the garden, you'll have to get planning permission. People are often put off by home improvements that require planning, thinking that it's a long and complicated process. To help guide you through, here's how long planning permission usually takes and the process that the council follow.

Do You Need Planning Permission For A Conservatory Extension?

A conservatory or extension can be a fantastically useful addition to your property. Not only can it considerably increase the usable space you have available to you, but it can also even make your property more valuable and desirable when it comes time to sell. As with any piece of construction, however, planning permission must be a consideration. If you're not filing for planning permission when you should, it can delay your project and potentially cost you, so it's important you know whether or not you need to apply before getting started.
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