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Brick Built Extensions
Brick Built Extensions
Since the conservatory made a comeback at the end of the last century, home extensions have increased in number, but a good should you have a brick or glass extension?...
Building Conservatories
Building Conservatories
One of the most popular home improvements of recent times is the conservatory, largely forgotten until cheaper production methods and building control loopholes caused…...
Building Onto a Side Return for Extra Space
Building Onto a Side Return for Extra Space
A side return is the space at the side of the kitchen of an older terrace or semi-detached house and it's a great place to build an extension....
Creating a Self Contained Annex
Creating a Self Contained Annex
An extension is often built to provide an annexe for letting out or for a family member to live in, but care needs to be taken at the planning stage to make sure…...
Extending for a Home Office
Extending for a Home Office
Home offices or studies are more in need than ever as the computer begins to overtake out lives at home as well as at the workplace, and building an extension provides…...
Extending to Provide a Swimming Pool
Extending to Provide a Swimming Pool
If you fancy extending your home to allow for a swimming pool there are many options that you need to consider first....
Fitting a Gym in an Extension
Fitting a Gym in an Extension
A home gym is a fit use for an extension but is there anything you need to be aware of when planning it?...
Garages and Outbuilding Options When Extending
Garages and Outbuilding Options When Extending
Garages are often targets for extensions, either converting and adding to them or building them in the first place....
Knocking Two Houses Into One
Knocking Two Houses Into One
Knocking two houses into one is an extension option that gives you a lot of scope but some headaches too....
Linking Extensions With Other Buildings
Linking Extensions With Other Buildings
If an extension can't be attached to the house you may want to investigate different ways of linking it to the house or other buildings so that you can walk between…...
Moving the Kitchen to the Front of the House
Moving the Kitchen to the Front of the House
If you're planning an extension at the back, stop for a moment to consider the benefits of moving the kitchen to the front of the house at the same time....
Multi-Storey Extensions
Multi-Storey Extensions
You might be thinking of a simple one-storey extension in the first place but don’t be blind to the investment possibilities that might be open to you if consider more…...
Putting a New Kitchen in an Extension
Putting a New Kitchen in an Extension
Using the new extension to give you a new, larger kitchen is a great idea that will add value to the property but a little planning and extra work is required....
Putting the Roof on Your Extension
Putting the Roof on Your Extension
Whether you've decided on a flat roof or a pitched one, you need to make sure that it's constructed safely and securely and will keep the weather out....
Roof Extensions
Roof Extensions
A loft conversion is a great addition to any house and if you don't have the head height you can put in a roof extension first....
Structural Glazing for Extensions
Structural Glazing for Extensions
Structural glazing has been developed over the last two or three decades and can be used to build extensions with a light and open feel....
Transparent Conservatory Roofs: Glass or Plastic?
Transparent Conservatory Roofs: Glass or Plastic?
Most people would like a glass roof for their conservatory as it looks better and lasts longer but it is also a lot more expensive....
Two Storey Extensions
Two Storey Extensions
A two-storey extension may seem daunting but it will nearly always work out better value per square metre, and add more value, than a single-story one....
Types of Roof for Your Extension
Types of Roof for Your Extension
Many extensions are finished of with a flat roof as it's quick and cheap, but look long and hard at the return on investment before selecting one over a pitched roof....
Using Wood Structurally in an Extension
Using Wood Structurally in an Extension
Using wood structurally in an extension is a recent trend, driven by property TV programmes, but its roots are in the earliest timber-framed buildings....
Which Flooring for My Extension?
Which Flooring for My Extension?
Picking the right flooring for a conservatory, sun room or other extension that leads onto the garden can be tricky....
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