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How Can I Extend My Home And What Are The Benefits?

How Can I Extend My Home And What Are The Benefits?

Cost Of Commuting Vs. Extending Your London Home

Cost Of Commuting Vs. Extending Your London Home

Creating Space To Hide Away - Could Your Loft Become Your Retreat?

Creating Space To Hide Away - Could Your Loft Become Your Retreat?

People generally think of converting the loft to provide an extra bedroom, but sometimes it’s not only somewhere to sleep that’s needed. A space to hide away, relax, and have some ‘me time’, is equally as important as guest bedroom.

If you feel like there’s no space in your house to breathe, nowhere for you to escape the demands of family life, or the endless jobs that need doing to keep the average UK household going; how about a loft conversion that becomes your special retreat?

Here are some ideas for creating a special space in your loft, just for you:

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25 Aug, 17
5 Tips For Adding Style To Your Loft Conversion

5 Tips For Adding Style To Your Loft Conversion

Can You Have It All? Creating Space And The Wow Factor

Can You Have It All? Creating Space And The Wow Factor

How To Create Rooms That Improve Your Wellbeing

How To Create Rooms That Improve Your Wellbeing

How To Add Wow Factor With A Home Extension

How To Add Wow Factor With A Home Extension

5 Reasons Ealing Is One Of The Best Places To Live In London

5 Reasons Ealing Is One Of The Best Places To Live In London

Getting ROI From Your Home Extension

Getting ROI From Your Home Extension

Written by Greg Wilkes

Greg Wilkes

Planning a home extension is usually a decision made to create much needed space, and to avoid the expense and upheaval of moving to a larger property. From conversations with our clients in Ealing and other West London boroughs, a home extension is often the only cost effective way to stay in a much loved area; as buying a house with the additional space frequently involves moving out of London.

While the value a home extension adds to a property is not always a significant concern - with homeowners usually comparing the cost of moving with the cost of extending - we all want to add value to our homes and get a reasonable return on investment (ROI). Adding an extension should increase our property value, but by how much?

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21 Apr, 17
What To Do With Your Teenagers When They've Outgrown Your House!

What To Do With Your Teenagers When They've Outgrown Your House!

Written by Greg Wilkes

Greg Wilkes

It’s interesting how our homes evolve around our lives, and certainly our children’s lives. There are a couple of trends I’ve noticed when working on family homes.

Parents with young children are interested in opening up living spaces, creating large family rooms through kitchen and living room extensions. They also need better utility areas and cloakrooms: to cope with larger laundry demands and toilet visits!

Whereas parents with teenagers want more private space. They don’t want to lose the family living areas, there’s still a hope that their offspring will want to spend time with them! They still need to maximise the number of bathrooms in a house, and utility areas are in high in demand. However, both parents and teenagers need to be able to escape from each other, and therefore we get many clients coming to us looking for ideas to create additional bedrooms or separate living rooms to accommodate their changing needs.

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07 Apr, 17