Building an Extension on your Home

Moving house is something that can be really stressful, however for many people it is something that they do when they need to gain more space in the home. However, there is an alternative to this. If you are only going to be moving because you need more space, why not think about building an extension instead? As well as the fact that you won’t have to have the expense and stress of moving, this is also something that could add value to your home and you get to stay in the home that you are happy in, albeit with some more space.

Before you do this the first thing you need to do is to speak to an architect as they will be able to help and advise you on how you might be able to design the extension to get what you want from it. There are many types of extension, and they will be able to take into account your budget and also your needs, so you get what you want.

Make sure that you find an architect who you get on well with as you will have to have a good working relationship with them – they will be helping you to bring your dream home into a reality, so good communication and understanding is really important.

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You also need to find a builder in your area like this builders Bristol based company who has experience with building home extensions. You can do this by looking online and also asking other people in your area who have had extensions done who they might recommend.  Get quotes from a few different builders so that you can compare them.

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Of course, you also need to remember that you must get planning permission when you are building an extension and this needs to be done before you start any building work at all. You need to put in an application for your building work onto your local planning office and await a decision on this before you can begin. If you don’t do this and then your application is denied, you will likely have to undo all of your hard work.

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