Entries by Mint Builders

Architects ‘show off’ superb design ideas and style at top awards

        We at Mint hugely admire style and vibrant ideas and design in all buildings, particularly those that are residential, which after all are what we particularly focus on. Our Editor was much impressed on encountering news of this year’s up and coming Architects Journal Architecture Awards which take place soon.

Those vital things you need to know for your home extension

         We at Mint do always provide full advice in all areas when we are approached by potential clients that they may be thinking of an extension for their home. It is true for sure that there are more things to consider being sure about than perhaps one might think! Online recently […]

Do your planning – many don’t it seems!

     If you are a home-owner planning a new extension or renovation a bit of early stage, considered planning and budgeting is a ‘must’ in order for any project to be a success – although not all home-owners see it that way apparently!

New planning rules – what ARE those changes?

                   Many of you will know that the Government has of late been relaxing the rules on planning to make it easier for people to build or extend their home. A good place to check the changes is on the always informative LABC web site – www.labcwarranty.co.uk

Planning an application to extend…. instead of move?

    With news that planning applications to extend in Gloucestershire are continuing steadily and with record such applications quite widely reported all over various parts of London and the suburbs, news just in is that St Albans – according to the Herts Advertiser – is now Britain’s home extension ‘capital’ where record numbers in the […]