Home Conversions & Extensions
widespread focus on maximising property value, it's smart to ensure
that empty attics, unused garages and other spare areas are
converted into habitable or usable space which benefits the
property and adds to its appeal and value, rather than remaining as
dusty voids or vacant outdoor spaces.
recommend the best materials and numerous space-saving solutions
for any conversion or extension project.
alcove in a bedroom or unused storage area may have potential as a
home office, walk-in wardrobe, extra bathroom or en suite toilet,
all of which represent desirable additional features both in use
and when the property is offered for sale.
in older houses are frequently overlooked because roof pitch means
such areas can't be occupied, but these can represent excellent,
neat storage space if the low-height areas are boxed-in as
which don't change a property's bedroom-count or the building's
ground-plan are often possible without planning permission, but due
care must be given to ensure safe and easy access, to be certain of
meeting fire safety regulations.
A large or
elaborate extension is much more likely to require planning
permission, depending on its visibility from other property and
local thoroughfares. If so, it's normal for materials to need
specific approval by the authority concerned, to ensure the
addition won't look out of place in the area. An ugly or
awkwardly-proportioned extension is also less likely to improve the
carries a complete selection of building materials to match the
existing exterior style of any property, and to enable
transformation of plain interior space into attractive, useful
living areas. Additionally, a Jewson self-build credit account can offer up to
£20,000 while providing service and advice to help complete the