Good home design will always improve your quality of life – and, needless to say, the value of your home. If your outgrowing your home, it going to be worthwhile spending some time, and maybe a little money exploring all option available to you. Countless inspired property extensions evolve in response to a site’s characteristics: its strengths and its limits, and the planning system.
The importance of bringing in a good, competent designer as soon as possible can not be overstated. They will formulate ideas that may never occur to you and advise on achieving your aims within your budget. Good designers will also drive the project through development, minimising compromise so you end up as close as possible to your aspirations, adding space and that elusive ‘wow’ factor, too.
RIBA has a brilliant library in London where you’ll be able to find many books and material on house extensions, ideas for designs and planning and how to renovate them. Finding material like this, directly from verified architects is a superb point to start getting ideas for your house extension project
Single Storey Extensions
Extending your home with a single storey extension as opposed to moving to a new property can prove to be a more economic and satisfactory solution that fits your family’s present and future needs. A new extension is a wise investment that could add to the value of your home and provide the additional internal space needed enabling you to make the most efficient use of your accommodation.
Double Storey Extensions
A two storey extension can make a substantial difference to your home, not only giving you more room downstairs for an extended kitchen or dining room but also an extra bedroom, office and or bathroom. This type of extension often gives you enough space to avoid having to move home, at a price which is far more affordable.
Side Return Extension
A side return extension is often used to build extra room in existing rooms or to re-arrange your interior layout to develop extra space which can include: bedrooms, bathrooms or living space. Side return extensions can be combined with rear extensions to form a wrap-around extension.
Investing in a conservatory extension is a wise move which will add value to your property and provide room that is adaptable enough to be used in several ways. With a conservatory extension you’re not just getting an additional room… ‘you’re investing in a whole new way of living.
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