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Detailed Advice & Useful Information
Make more of your home – with a house extension
If you need extra room, but don’t want to move house, why not make more of what you’ve got? A home extension is a great way of adding space and versatility to your property. It might be a playroom for the children, a study or a kitchen extension, there are countless possibilities and the only limits are your budget and your imagination.
The process of getting your house extended can be daunting. There are many steps involved, from designing and planning to building and furnishing, each with its own potential pitfalls and headaches. House Extension Online has been created to help you navigate those stages, and to give you all of the information you will need so that you can make good decisions with confidence.
House Extension Plans
Our comprehensive Extension Guide is a valuable resource for anyone who is thinking of getting a house extension, with vital information on planning permission and building regulations, as well as advice on types of extensions, self build possibilities, finance and insurance. To help you plan your budget, it includes an Extension Calculator – ensuring that you have a realistic idea of the costs involved.
House Extension Online also provides detailed information on a range of other relevant areas, including changes to the inside of your home, such as loft, basement and garage conversions, and the various renewable energy measures, which could help bring down your bills and increase your home’s efficiency.
Throughout the website, House Extension Online gives links and contact details for any of the relevant authorities and organisations that you may need to contact. The Supplier Directory includes useful listings of many companies that can help you get your extension built, from builders and architects to finance providers and suppliers of materials and furnishings.
House Extension Ideas
Above all House Extension Online aims to be an inclusive and relevant information resource for people who are thinking about, or in the process of getting, a house extension. If you have a specific question, or want to know about other peoples’ experiences, join our Forum. Covering all areas of the house extension process, the Forum’s membership also includes experts and professionals who might be able to tell you exactly what you want to know, or inspire you with new ideas and possibilities.
By providing you with a wealth of information in the form of detailed advice, directory listings, and the opinions and experiences of others, we hope that House Extension Online will play a part in helping to ensure that your new extension becomes a valued and much loved part of your home.
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