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New Year Renovations

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House Extensions, Renovations & Refurbishment 2013 is imminent and some will be considering their new renovation or home extension project for the new year. Think about what you would like to achieve from your home and make a list of the things you would like in an ideal world. Although you may not be able to afford everything on your …

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Planning Permission & Permitted Development

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Extending Your Home & Permitted Development Because it is believed the ‘red tape’ involved within the planning system is detrimental to the economy the government are looking at relaxing the rules around permitted development in a hope to assist with this problem. Within existing permitted development rules you can achieve a very good sized extension without requiring planning permission. The …

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Adding Additional Space

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Remodelling, refurbish & space planning If you are looking to create much needed space without building an extension, adding a loft conversion or garage conversion then some clever remodelling can achieve this. The internal layout of many homes does not make good use of the space available and with good design and careful consideration we at DMD Architecture can help …

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Avoiding Neighbour Disputes

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House extensions, building work and neighbours When commencing any new building project, disputes between you and your neighbours could arise, although this is a rare occurrence. A way to reduce the risk of disputes becoming a major issue with your build is to ensure that your neighbours are kept informed throughout the planning and building process and address any concerns …

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10 Ways to Add Space and Value

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Extensions, Conversions and Remodelling There is no denying that moving home is costly, stressful and expensive. Many people therefore choose to adapt the property they are currently in to create the space and environment they wish for from their home. Here are 10 ways to develop your property to tackle these issues. Extend Adding a well designed extension is one …

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Choosing a Good Builder

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Finding Local Builders You Can Trust When commencing an extension, renovation or new build the prospect of dealing with builders and subcontractors can be quite daunting. It is important to find the right builders for you as unfortunately there are those out there who will take advantage of inexperience. If possible get referrals from family and friends, or more importantly …

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Making Your Build Eco-Friendly

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Residential Sustainable Architecture With homeowners increasing awareness of the energy efficiency of their house and the impact on the environment it is sensible to incorporate any adjustments at the time of any renovation, refurbishment or home extension. Some considerations would include insulation, efficient heating and renewable energy features. Other priorities to some individual’s may include using modern technology to create …

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Cost Cutting

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Saving Money on Your Project Renovating, refurbishment, house extensions or a self build project can be an expensive process. It may be considered a great achievement to produce the perfect build whilst saving money. However, whilst cutting costs it is important that you ensure the savings are made in the right places so the end product is a build you …

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Building to Budget

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Renovation, Extension & New Build Architecture When commencing a new project, whether it be remodelling, building an extension, converting your loft, or a new build house, costs can soon escalate. If you have a limited or strict budget to adhere to it is sensible to prioritise. Initially allocate the required budget to the essential elements of the build. Spend some …

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Improve Instead of Move

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Renovations, Refurbishment, Extensions and New Build With the expensive fees and VAT involved in moving home, not to mention that moving house has commonly been cited as one of he most stressful of life events, it is unsurprising that more and more people choose to improve and extend their current property as an alternative. House extensions, renovations and loft conversions …

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