House Extensions Stevenage
House Extensions Stevenage Hertfordshire (SG1): At some stage in their lifetime virtually all house owners in Stevenage will be up against the scenario of not having enough space in their family home. There may be various factors why this transpires, it could be due to some change in circumstances where one or more of the family members has to work from home and a workspace or office is vital, an increase in clutter and belongings for which there is no longer enough space or a growing family which has become too large for the home. Whether it is one of those, or another event that brings you to this scenario, you will need to decide what's the simplest way to go about it.
There are various advantages to be had by choosing a home extension rather than the other ways to get over your current problems with space. Relocating is in fact the most common way that Stevenage property owners solve this issue. To be honest, you might not wish to move away if you're happy and content in your current community. An acceptable strategy might possibly be to stay in the same location but move to a bigger house. But, perhaps you have invested loads of time and energy into getting your home the way you like it. If you would prefer not to relocate, and are content with your current property and location, the best solution for you might be some form of extension or conversion.
There are a few different options to consider with regards to extending your home in Stevenage. Depending on the design and layout of your home you could have a garage extension, a cellar conversion, a one-storey house extension, a conservatory, a loft conversion or a two-storey house extension. A two-storey house extension or a loft conversion will probably be the most costly, whilst a garage conversion will broadly speaking be the cheapest of these methods. The most commonplace type of extension that's seen in Stevenage is the one-storey house extension.
You next priority will be to identify a dependable builder to complete the work for you as soon as you have settled upon the appropriate style of extension for your needs. It is advisable for you to get a number of Stevenage builders round to look over your home and get an overall feel for who's available in the area. Get some quotes to get a rough idea about the costs involved and a few ideas about the best way to move ahead. Additionally, you will need some advice on whether or not planning permission is necessary for the work you're proposing. Being up-to-date with the relevant legislation in relation to home extensions is a thing any dependable Stevenage builder needs to be.
Do I Need Planning Permission? The planning permission legislations have been somewhat relaxed recently, with some property extension work being covered by the less rigorous Permitted Development entitlements. Coming into effect on May 30th 2019, these new "softer" guidelines made it much easier for the average house owner in Stevenage to undertake remodeling and renovations on their properties. Even when planning permission is not necessary, you'll still need to conform to the applicable Building Regulations. You can ask your architect or builder about planning permission, but the most effective way is to seek advice from your local authority planning office. You could also visit the government approved Planning Portal to study the most up-to-date planning regulations and rules.
Home extensions are designed for a variety of reasons and yours could be useful as a contemporary kitchen, a new bathroom, an extra bedroom, a man cave, a guest room, a playroom, a conservatory, a home office or additional storage. It is sure to be extremely useful to you, whichever of those you decide to use.
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Useful books: Home Concepts Extensions and Conversions Book by P. Molloy, Upgrade: Home Extensions, Alterations and Refurbishments by Gestalten, The Home Extension Manual by I. Rock, Home Extension Design by Julian Owen.
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