Tag: home extension ideas

benefits of installing an orangery

What are the Benefits of Installing an Orangery?

The orangery structure dates right back to the seventeenth century in both Europe and North America. Originally built to protect oranges and other various exotic fruit trees from destruction during the winter months, it’s clear to see where the ‘orangery’ name originates. In contrast to a conservatory, which maintains its identity as the “garden room” […]

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Open Plan Spaces and Building Regulations

Open-plan spaces are becoming a widely popular choice adopted by those extending and home-building across the world. Not only do they enhance the feel of space and utilise areas of the house effectively, they are on-trend and highly attractive to those looking for modern housing or those seeking to improve their existing home. When building, […]

Saving Money on Home Extensions

A home extension can be an expensive project if it’s not planned carefully or thought about realistically. An extension doesn’t need to be complex, labour-intensive or result in an excessive number of avoidable fees. Planning an extension requires careful consideration of the design, materials, and trades needed, the budget, permits and your fellow neighbours. There […]