House Extensions


With average house prices rising, building a house extension is an attractive option for many people. House extensions are not only an excellent way to increase your living space, they also add to the value of your home. A house extension can be a single-storey construction at the rear of your house, or you may have room to extend sideways. You can also gain more living space by building a two storey extension to give you an extra bedroom and bathroom over a new downstairs room. When planning your house extension, there are several considerations to bear in mind:

Have a clear idea about what you want to achieve

Do your research. Browse design magazines and websites and check out property programmes to see what style of extension will meet your needs and enhance your property.

Think about your budget

House extensions take a considerable financial investment, but don't let this put you off. Get quotes from several different builders; the cheapest quote is not always the best option. Choose a reputable local builder with satisfied local customers who will give good testimonials. Once you have the costings in place, you can consider how to raise the money you need.

Think about your budget

House extensions take a considerable financial investment, but don't let this put you off. Get quotes from several different builders; the cheapest quote is not always the best option. Choose a reputable local builder with satisfied local customers who will give good testimonials. Once you have the costings in place, you can consider how to raise the money you need.

Go green

Consider incorporating environmentally friendly features into your design. They will save you money as well as reducing your carbon footprint. Solar panels are easy to install during the build, and underfloor heating is a cost-effective option when built into the fabric of your house extension.

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