House Extensions Southborough Kent (TN4): The challenge of not having adequate space in their home is a scenario which faces virtually all house owners in Southborough at some stage in their lifetime. There may be many explanations why this is the case, it might be the consequence of an increased amount of clutter and belongings for which there is no longer enough space, a change in circumstances whereby one of the family members will need to work from home and an office or workshop is required or an expanding family that's become too big for its home. Whether it is one of these, or another event that brings you to this point, you will have to decide exactly what is the easiest way to get around it.
There are various benefits to be had by picking a house extension rather than other ways to get past your current space concerns. A lot of householders in Southborough address this issue by just moving. To be honest, you may not wish to move away if you are happy in your current neighbourhood. A good resolution might be to stay in the same vicinity but move to a larger property. It might however be that so as to get your home the way you like it, you have put in loads of time and effort. If you'd prefer not to relocate, and are happy with your current property and location, the best option for you may be some type of extension or conversion.
There are a few different options to consider when you're thinking of extending your property in Southborough. While it may to an extent depend on the design and layout of your house you could choose from a one-storey house extension, a garage extension, a basement conversion, a 2-storey house extension, an attic conversion or a conservatory. If the cost is a factor then you might need to remember that a two-storey house extension or a loft conversion will likely be the most expensive of these alternatives, while a garage conversion will probably be the cheapest. The one-storey house extension is the most widespread type of extension that's seen in Southborough.
When you have settled on the most appropriate sort of extension for your property you will have to find an experienced builder to do the project. To get an overall sense of who is available locally, it is a good idea to get a number of Southborough builders round to look over your property. This will allow you to get a bit of expert guidance on how best to move forward and give you a number of quotations. This is the ideal opportunity to determine whether planning permission will be required. Any dependable home extension contractor in Southborough should be well aware of the applicable legislation.
Will I need Planning Permission? The planning permission laws have recently been relaxed somewhat, with certain home extensions being covered by the less rigid Permitted Development entitlements. This made it less complicated for homeowners to carry out improvements and these new "softer" rules took effect in 2019 on May 30th. Obviously all work will still come under the relevant Building Regulations which cover working standards and safety, even if you do not need planning permission. Check with your local authority planning office to ascertain if your property extension needs planning permission or get your building contractor to investigate on your behalf. To examine the latest planning regulations and rules you can also check out the government approved Planning Portal.
The applications that could be served by your extension are endless and just a couple of ideas would be: a kitchen, a home cinema, a wetroom, an extra bedroom, a playroom, a workshop, a granny annex, additional storage or a conservatory. Whichever of those you decide on I am certain it will give you a great amount of satisfaction.
Property extensions are available in Southborough and also in: Brenchley, Penshurst, Blackham, Bidborough, Denny Bottom, Rusthall, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, High Brooms, Leigh, Fordcombe, Langton Green, Speldhurst, Matfield, Groombridge.
Garage Conversion Southborough
Doing a garage conversion is one of the most affordable ways to add more living space to your home in Southborough. Converting an integral garage will save you a considerable amount of time, money and inconvenience. If you're not currently using your garage for its intended purpose, or can get by without it, this is an ideal solution. There is a fair chance that you won't have to get planning permission, except if you are increasing the size of the structure or significantly modifying its use. Although the main shell is already in place, some structural changes may still be needed. Work could be needed in respect of the floor, the door in-fill, the roof and the ventilation. If you're operating on a strict budget, this can be the answer to your prayers. (Tags: Garage Conversions Southborough, Garage Extension Southborough, Garage Conversion Southborough)
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Help and Guidance
To read an article about issues to bear in mind for a home extension - click here To find out more about safety and preparedness, additional space, home repairs, home maintenance, refurbishments, comfort and energy saving, you could do little better than to have a look at the Wikipedia "Home Improvement" page. To see what's trending on social websites check this out. Apart from planning permission you'll certainly need to conform to the latest building regulations for house extensions. You can find out about the most up to the minute regulations getting in touch with your local authority's building control department. To join the world of house extension visit the Home Extension Forum (here). Discussion topics include things like barn conversions, basement and garage conversions, home extensions and conservatories.
Searching For a Builder On the Internet
Nowadays almost all people in Southborough who are hunting for tradesmen and services of any kind are inclined to "Google it", or in other words search for them on the web. By using Yahoo, Google or Bing you'll get instant results that will make your search simpler, however you should be careful. It isn't necessarily the case that all the listings which are displayed on the opening page of the search engines are valuable to you. Picking out the correct search phrase is vital when trying to find a specific service, and in this case it might be something along the lines of "house extensions in Southborough", "Southborough house extensions", "house extensions Southborough" or "house extensions near me". You may be interested to learn that the top 4 results are all too often paid advertising (which might or might not be useful), and most of the remaining page one listings will be from corporate lead creation websites like Local Heroes, My Hammer, Checkatrade, Rated People, My Builder or TrustaTrader or internet directories such as ThreeBestRated, Thomson Local, Yelp or Yell. The websites applying to real builders in your area will probably be listed quite a bit lower down the search engine listings - on the second or third pages perhaps.
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House Extensions Around Southborough
People in the following Southborough locations were recently enquiring about house extension: Holden Park Road, North Farm Road, Charles Street, Pennington Place, Manor Road, Elm Road, Blackthorn Avenue, Wolseley Road, Woolley Close, Tanyard Lane, Edward Street, Carville Avenue, Bounds Oak Way, Hillgarth, Highfield Road, Bedford Road, Pennington Road, London Road, Castle Street, High Brooms Road, Southfields Way, Holden Corner, The Crescent, Chapman Way, Constitutional Hill Road, Welbeck Avenue, St Andrews Court, and also in these nearby postcodes TN4 0TT, TN4 0UD, TN4 0SA, TN4 9YB, TN4 0QA, TN4 0SN, TN4 9XS, TN4 0PE, TN4 0NA, TN4 0DP.
Bibliography: The Home Extension Manual by I. Rock, How to Design and Plan a House Extension: Be Your Own Architect by G. Baxter, Home Extension Design by Julian Owen, Home Concepts Extensions and Conversions Book by P. Molloy.
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