Planning and Design

Choosing The Right Home Extensions Building Company

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The demand for extensions to existing properties in the United Kingdom has held strong in recent years, online searches, general enquiries, word of mouth recommendation and general marketing have served to enable people in Britain to find a good quality builder who will carry out their house extension to a good standard. However for people…

Rustic Renovations! Is Stone Flooring The Perfect Choice?

If you are trying to decide what type of flooring to put down in a new extension or major renovation, maybe natural stone is the answer. A good stone floor will last a lifetime, and more, and give your home a rustic look. Unlike carpets, you will never have to replace it. Natural limestone offers…

How Technology Supports The Construction Industry

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From Project Management, Through Design To Integrated Modelling, Technology Underpins Every Aspect Of 21st Century Construction Technology is powering a huge range of advances in the construction industry. Without it, many of our landmark buildings would never have come into being. Having now had two extensions completed on my home, I find that I am…

Planning House Repairs or an Extension? Know Your Scaffolding Rights

  When You Can and Cannot Erect Scaffolding on Other People’s Land Know your obligations and rights when looking to erect scaffolding on a neighbour’s land and understand the differences between scaffolding for repairs and home improvements. There are any number of stories and anecdotes from householders concerning difficulties with uncooperative neighbours. Encroaching on each…

Planning a New Home Office

Getting your home office right is essential if you are working from home. With careful planning you can create a productive work space that perfectly meets your needs.

Conservatory Or Extension – Which is Best For Your Home?

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Will A Conservatory Or Extension Make The Better Choice For Your Home? When I decided to build a rear extension, I had originally considered installing a conservatory and knocking down the rear wall to make a large, open-plan space. However, I eventually opted for an extension when I found out how much it was going…