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House Extensions

How to manage your extension budget

Expanding your home via an extension is an exciting time and one that often turns a house that’ll do for now into a dream “forever home”. But these projects aren’t cheap and costs can spiral out of control if you don’t approach them in the right way.

Here we explore some of the fundamentals for managing an extension budget and making sure you get the most bang for your buck. 

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House Extensions

5 different types of home extensions

Don't move, improve!

You need more space, but you don’t want to move. Enter the house extension, modern Britain’s answer to all your cramped home woes. But not all home extensions are created equal. Did you know that there are 5 different main styles of extension to choose from?

In this article we’ll give you an overview of each type, what they are, what they’re good for and the all important bit, how much you can expect to pay to create them!

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House Extensions

The house extension checklist

Renovating or extending?

Extensive renovations or home extensions are big projects and you can ensure yours goes more smoothly by using our “pre-flight” checklist.

We’ve put together a list of essentials that will help you to make sure you have everything in place for a successful project.

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Planning & Building

Traditional vs Design & Build Contracting

How do I get my extension project off the ground and what to choose between traditional and design & build contracting?

The guide explains the true value of an extension and of the healthy homes concept, the stages of building an extension or a new house, everything you need to know about planning permissions for extensions, how to find the right professionals for your project.

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Design & Modern Living

The Design Booklet

Rethink daylight

Optimal daylighting and indoor air quality will differentiate you from your competitors, increase your profit margin and speed up sales.

Customers easily see the ’wow’ factor & feel the comfort, automatically placing higher value in these spaces.

The booklet touches upon modern aesthetics, indoor comfort and air quality, stair wells & light wells, spaces for the future, playful design features and more.

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Roof Renovation
The Ultimate Guide To Your Roof Renovation

If you’re looking to improve your home, then you’ll need to make sure you don’t miss what’s above your head. You might take it for granted but your roof is an integral part of your home, not just from an aesthetics point of view but also a safety and security one as well. Interior designers call your ceiling the 5th wall, and for good reason!

So, to help you pay more attention to what’s above your head, we’ve crafted this ultimate guide to new roofs in 2021 and go through how to assess what’s there, various constructions and materials and how you can upgrade and get the most out of your roof when it comes to replacing or renovating it.

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DESIGN & MODERN LIVING

Exquisite interiors: 10 moodboards to inspire & delight

"The best rooms have something to say about the people who live in them." - David Hicks.

But choosing an interior design style that looks stunning and reflects you and your family is easier said than done. That's why we've put together 10 moodboards for you to explore ideas and create a general colour scheme, mood or aesthetic for a particular part of your home.

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