House Extensions Dronfield Derbyshire (S18): The dilemma of not having adequate living space in their family home is a predicament which faces many property owners in Dronfield during the course of their life. It could be because of an ever expanding family which has outgrown its home, an accumulation of clutter and belongings for which there's no longer enough space, some change in circumstances whereby one or more of the occupants will need to work from home and an office or workspace is called for, or any one of various reasons. Whether it be one of these, or some other reason that brings you to this point, you'll have to figure out precisely what is the most convenient way to get around it.
There are many benefits to be gained by opting for a house extension rather than other alternative ways to get over your ongoing space problems. A lot of property owners in Dronfield address this issue by just moving. To be honest, you might not wish to move away if you are happy in your current neighbourhood. You could possibly remain in the same area and simply move to a more spacious property which might perhaps be a good remedy. But, maybe you have put lots of time and effort into getting your house the way you like it. If you'd prefer not to move, and are happy with your current house and location, the ideal option for you might be some type of extension or conversion.
Together with the varied grounds for requiring an extension in Dronfield, there are also several different methods for extending your property. You could settle on a one-storey house extension, a conservatory, an attic conversion, a cellar conversion, a two-storey house extension or a garage conversion, as determined by the layout and style of your house. A loft conversion or two-story house extension is going to be the most expensive, whilst a garage conversion will generally be the cheaper of these methods. The most commonly seen sort of extension that you see in Dronfield is the single-storey home extension.
Once you've eventually come to a decision on the ideal extension for your budget and circumstances, it is time for you to start searching for builders who are capable of doing the work. To get a general feel for who's available in the area, it is better to get three or four Dronfield builders round to look over your house. Get some suggestions for the best way to proceed and get a handful of quotes to get a rough idea of the costs that will be involved. This is the ideal chance to find out if planning permission will be necessary. Any Dronfield builder worth employing should be knowledgeable about all the legislation relating to house extensions.
Do I Need Planning Permission? There's a fair chance that your proposed house extension project will not even require planning permission, as there have been recent changes to ease these laws, with lots of home renovation work coming under Permitted Development. This makes it easier for home owners to undertake improvements and these new "softer" guidelines took effect 30-05-2019. Even when planning permission isn't required, you'll still have to comply with the appropriate Building Regulations. To ascertain if your extension project requires planning permission, check with your local authority planning office or ask your architect or building contractor to investigate. To read through the most recent planning regulations and rules you can also look on the government authorised Planning Portal.
Before you start your house extension you'll doubtless know exactly what you need it for, but there are lots of potential application that it could be used for including: a new bathroom, a games room, a contemporary kitchen, a playroom, extra storage, a guest room, a conservatory or sunroom, a spare bedroom or an office. It is certain to be extremely useful to you, whichever of these you opt to go for.
Property extensions are available in Dronfield and also nearby in: Eckington, Greenhill, Chesterfield, New Whittington, Norton, Apperknowle, Cutthorpe, Marsh Lane, Dronfield Woodhouse, Ashgate, Holmesfield, Barrow Hill, Old Whittington, Unstone, Coal Aston, Barlow.
Two-Storey Home Extensions Dronfield
If you are in need of more living space in your property in Dronfield, there is no need to think of moving, when you might be able to build a 2 storey house extension and remain in the property you love. Some two storey home extensions can now be put up without the need for planning permission, if they are covered by the umbrella of the permitted development scheme.
Any extension expands your living area, but a double storey construction is a lot more economical than a single storey one. This is due to the costs for roofing, foundations and planning being similar for both, which means that the cost per square metre is significantly lower in a two storey extension when compared to a single storey one. A professionally built 2 storey house extension will also add more value to your property and deliver a whole host of room options, perfect for any family in Dronfield. (Tags: Double-Storey Home Extensions Dronfield, Two-Storey House Extensions Dronfield, Two-Storey Property Extensions Dronfield)
Garage Conversions Dronfield
One of the most cost effective ways to add more living space to your house in Dronfield is to do a garage conversion. The act of converting an existing garage saves time, money and a considerable amount of inconvenience. If you're not presently making use of your garage for its intended purpose, or can scrape by without it, this is an excellent solution. Planning permission won't usually be needed unless you are substantially changing its usage or increasing the size of it. A bit of structural work might still be necessary, even though the fundamental shell is already in place. Alterations might be needed to improve the ventilation, the door in-fill, the roof and the floor. If you're operating within a limited financial budget, this could be the answer to your prayers. (Tags: Garage Conversions Dronfield, Garage Extension Dronfield, Garage Conversion Dronfield)
Recent Derbyshire House Extension Enquiries
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Householders in the following Dronfield places recently enquired about property extension: Barnes Avenue, Scarsdale Road, Anglesey Road, Wordsworth Place, Callywhite Lane, Birches Fold, Gomersal Lane, Drury Lane, Gledhill Close, Salisbury Avenue, Carr Lane, Chaddesden Close, Sheards Way, Netherfields Crescent, Birches Lane, Ullswater Close, Farwater Lane, Holmesdale Close, Lynwood Close, Barley Mews, Unstone Hill, Holmley Bank, Balmoral Crescent, Curzon Avenue, Moray Place, Brown Lane, Holmesdale Road, Stubley Croft, Reynolds Close, and also in these postcodes S18 1TG, S18 1PS, S18 1YD, S18 1RR, S18 2AA, S18 1RL, S18 1SD, S18 1NL, S18 1XY, S18 1UU.
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Useful publications: The Home Extension Manual by Ian Rock, Home Concepts Extensions and Conversions Book by P. Molloy, How to Design and Plan a House Extension: Be Your Own Architect by G. Baxter, Home Extension Design by Julian Owen.
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