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Although I've spoken about 'Inspiring Semi-detached House Renovation Ideas' publicly before, I haven't committed it to writing previously hence this editorial. If you can't find what you are looking for inside this blog post, please feel free to contact me using the details at the end of this post and I'll do my utmost to assist you

The soil used should also be able to hold the weight of the foundations and extension structure. Unlike their predecessors, todays vinyl flooring is cheap, attractive, and does not require special skill or expertise for proper installation. Conservatories create additional light living space for any purpose and are built from transparent materials offering plenty of natural light. This conversion is best suited to detached properties, with planning permission necessary. However, it requires a lot of work and knowledge, so it is not for everyone.

Buyers will pay more for a home with period features. You will need a professional opinion about what can be used from an architect who should inspect the property with his head builder. This means many professionals experience a January rush, and slots for their services quickly get snapped up. Will a builders Edinburgh provide the best value and highest level of finish?

These are some of the most expensive extension types, due to the added complexity of additional plumbing, fixtures and furnishings. A standard interior loft conversion is easily the most straightforward as the original structure is not modified at all. The conversion of a bungalow will require an escape window where a protected staircase is not provided. For more information, including planning application costs, view our guide to architect fees. A recommendation from a customer is a good indication of quality loft conversion Edinburgh for your project.

Assess the DIY jobs that you can realistically tackle yourself and leave the big jobs to the professionals. You would never buy a car without an MOT, so don't buy a property without a survey. Once your extension is finished, and presuming its deemed to comply with the regulations, youll be given a completion certificate. There may be an easy alteration that resolves their objection. Get your house extensions Edinburgh organised as part of a complete building service from planning to completion.

Also, the materials used to build your extension should be similar to those of your house so that it doesnt stand out too much. While there is a fairly large grey market of unlicensed companies, there are those that have membership in a reputable association and/or are accredited by a professional organization. Everything depends on its size, and how many bells and whistles you want added, like built-in seating, multiple stairs, built-in flower pots, and the size of the deck. Recently, on a large extension, we brightened the lower basement level using a light well in the garden above. Your Edinburgh renovations will be in accordance with the latest building regulations.

Compare agentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterMore posts in DIY DIYHow to improve your EPC ratingHaving a higher EPC rating can improve the value of your home, and make it a more attractive prospect for potential buyers. The Local Authority is involved from the start to the finish of the conversion. The back wall is a load-bearing wall ie it supports the roof so approval will need to be sought with the local authority Building Control team. This is the carpentry, plumbing and electrics that underpins the extension.

This article was written by Ida Clark. I have a curiosity about property and often create content for other publications and industry blogs. Writing is my passion. When I'm not writing, I enjoy Archery and Meditation. Follow me on Twitter or LinkedIn