Adding a rear-extension to your home is a fantastic way to both increase the value of your property and its spaciousness.
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There are many reasons to add an extension to your house. Whether you love your home and are reluctant to move but need some more space, fancy a new open-plan kitchen/ diner or are looking for a new project to do, the list is endless. It's important to remember you will be investing both financially and emotionally in your new home extension, so you want the process to be as stress-free as possible. There's nothing worse than being halfway through a project and coming across large hurdles that add long delays or changes to what you are doing. In this article, we explain what exactly architectural drawings are and why they are needed for the extension of your home.
The coronavirus pandemic has had an immediate effect on vast swathes of the world as we know it, from our employment to our food shopping, and – as entire industries grind to a halt – the economy. But what of the longer-term effects of this hopefully short-lived crisis?
When you need a structural engineer, it's important you choose one you can trust. They'll have input related to the very structure of your home, so you need to make sure they're professional, experienced, qualified and can provide the standard of customer service you deserve. Finding the right structural engineer is essential for a successful project, which is why at Extension Architecture, we always go the extra mile for our clients.
There are many reasons to consider building an extension, such as raising the value of your property or increasing the usable space - but an extension can be a large project. With your money, time, and home involved, you want to make sure you take the right precautions and do everything properly. When you're building an extension, where to start can seem a mystery, but what are the steps you should be taking?
Due to Brexit and an unpredictable economy, the UK property market has seen a rise in moving fees and slow-moving property prices over the last few years. This has resulted in many home owners choosing to renovate their home instead, in order to add value to their property in the future. While the current Covid 19 pandemic has led to a nationwide lockdown, there are still lots of things you can do to prepare for your renovation. Make the most of your time at home by researching, planning, and preparing your home. From creating a budget, to consulting with renovation services online, we have put together a few top tips for planning a house renovation during these testing times.
Whether you are building a new home, adding to, or materially altering an old one, you need to have the plans and the work approved by your local authority building department. Architectural plans must be approved first, then the work will be inspected along the way, and will be certified when complete only if it meets the Building Regulations Approval standards. It is generally a straightforward process but you must follow it carefully to avoid problems which, at worst, can involve you re-doing expensive work.