Planning for the very best, most usable new kitchen extension or renovation you can!

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A kitchen is, as most say… ‘at the heart of the home’ – and we probably handle as many kitchen extensions as any other type of project most of the time. Possibly, it’s fair to say that very much a key aspect aspect of the planning of a successful kitchen renovation or extension is getting enough, easy to use, high capacity storage areas within your kitchen plans.

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Should you be thinking of Winter energy saving  challenges right now? 

House prices go on  soaring and the cost of living in all areas, it seems, is on the up and up….and likely to go on doing so for the foreseeable future. It is a bit of a relief for sure that we are is now heading towards Summer…and warmer weather. But anxiety is still very much in the air as to what the next Winter ahead may be like…and by how much the much discussed energy price rises will bite, harass and cause us still more anxiety and concern.

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What could you do …and how would you use your basement to add value to your home?

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We, at Mint, of course, have wide-ranging expertise in all and every kind of home extension and renovation. We are based in Cheltenham, where basement renovations and extensions of all types and kinds of uses are in fair demand right now – and have been throughout the pandemic.

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The right project for ‘added value’ now …can help beat rising house prices in the future… 

For sure – as we at Mint have been saying for a good while now, its very much a situation – of ‘Extend Now and Move Later ‘ in order to help, in time, counteract the very much ongoing, and challenging revving up of current house prices. 

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Key info on the projects to add value to your home ready for a successful ‘later-on’ home move to beat the current soaring home sale prices. 

The right choice for homeowners is challenging right now if you want to improve life for you and yours at home. You can take your pick – either add to your monthly mortgage with a new home move in the face of the revving up house prices ….OR instead ‘add value’ to your current home with a renovation or extension project, which will make a ‘later on’ home move both easier and more affordable.

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Grand Designs TV host Kevin McCloud gives some ‘tip top’ advice on home ‘improvements’ for vital energy saving…  

For many months, here online at Mint Builders of Cheltenham, we have been highlighting the vital issue of energy saving, something which now very much affects most of us in our homes in numerous different ways these days. 

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Insulating ‘all areas’ at home – now surely more and more essential than ever before !!

For sure, energy saving and energy efficiency within our homes –  whatever it’s type and size – is without doubt more to the fore in day to day life right nowadays than it has probably ever been! Right now, there is THE most keen and extensive focus on ALL energy efficiency and energy bill saving opportunities in more and more different areas of our homes.   

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Home extensions – a good move right now due to planning changes and added value potential….

We have been posting  a good deal here recently reference the advantage of considering a home extension during the year ahead, instead of pressing on with a home move for extra space and thus facing the pressures of the current ‘revved-up’ housing market where prices are rising as fast as they have for years.

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Expert Bathroom extension and renovation style can bring vital added value to your home! 

If kitchens are to the fore when it comes to added value home extensions and renovations  – and they are …….also, very much worth a mention too are bathrooms. 

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Extend Now – Move Later – why? when? …. and what are the financial advantages?

It’s a question  posed for sure from many homeowners at one time or another – namely  “I wonder if an extension for my home would be the thing to do.”  Well, we at Mint reckon it is the right thing to do –  very much so at this time and over the next year with house prices still soaring away as they are.

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