A Guide To Home Extensions

The biggest and most worthwhile home improvement project you can embark on is to add an extension – or even more than one!

Extending your home not only gives you more space to enjoy, but it also adds value and appeal to your property.

It’s no wonder that the slogan “improve, don’t move” has taken off in a big way. When you outgrow your home the hassle and cost involved in moving puts you off taking the plunge and “upsizing”. It’s far easier and more cost effective to stay where you are and expand your existing property.

There are so many ways to do it: convert a garage, move into the loft, add a bathroom on the side, extend your kitchen into a kitchen-diner, or build a garden room. The options are many and varied, and here at Kennet Design we are qualified, equipped and very keen to help you optimise your available space.

If planning permission or listed building consent is required for your desired extension we can assist with that too. Any restrictions imposed by the planning permission or local permitted development rights will be taken into account by our planning consultants when we design your extension.

There are a number of things to take into consideration when planning a home extension. For instance, if you live in a mid-terrace property there may be access difficulties, or if part of the garden is low-lying there may be damp or flooding issues to contend with.

We’re experts at planning and designing extensions and have a proud portfolio of stunning completed projects from across the south of England to prove it, so we know exactly how to handle all the logistics and overcome any terrain obstacles.

When you decide the time is right to alter and/or expand your property, we’ll get to work turning your dreams and imaginings into real plans and technical drawings. We can even show you a highly realistic 3D computer-generated visualisation of the finished project, complete down to the smallest detail, before you decide to go ahead and build.

Bringing a plan to life requires a skilled and reliable builder, and should you wish us to oversee the construction phase and project manage the building of your extension, we can recommend the best contractor for the job who is committed to working to the highest specifications allowed by the budget.

Having the Kennet Design team on board from the beginning means your extension will be carefully planned and designed to suit not only your house, but also your lifestyle and personality. We believe in full consultation from the outset. We need to get to know you in order to produce the perfect plan tailor-made for your requirements.

Should you wish us to go beyond the planning stage and project manage the build, you’ll find everything runs smoothly and on schedule with no hidden costs.

The sooner you start the process the sooner you will be enjoying all that extra space, so contact Kennet Design today for a free consultation and you’ll be one step closer to a roomier residence.



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