Extending your home is a popular way to increase space and add value to your property. With the hassle and costs of moving house – from legal fees to stamp duty – the reasons to stay put and improve your existing home soon mount up. But where do you start?
This beginner’s guide to building an extension covers everything you need to know before you start. From what to design to getting plans passed, from working out your budget to the trades and build – it pays to know what building an extension involves.
Choosing the right person to draw up your plans is as important as choosing the right builder, and the prospect can be just as daunting.