Homebuilding and Renovating Shows going.. live….live ..live… fingers crossed!

After going ‘virtual’ during the dreaded pandemic….news is now out that, all being well going forward Covid-wise, those successful Homebuilding and Renovating Shows for the year ahead will indeed go …live….live …live. That is, of course, such superb good news for the whole of the home extension, renovation, refurb and building business nationwide !

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A home extension for added value?…. or make an uncertain home move?

We at Mint Builders have become more and more aware of late  – as has been particularly true during the recent post Covid affected year or so –  that the strains of pricing activity in terms of house sales are realistically a ‘linked-in’ factor to considering home extension or renovation options.

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The larger your project ..the better the advice you need …..

With more and more homeowners continuing to extend and renovate their homes in these challenging times, we at Mint have noticed that to a certain extent, many are considering larger scale projects looking forward on into 2022.

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Thinking about a garage conversion for your home – …food for thought here!

Recently here on this blog we highlighted some valuable updating facts and information on the home renovation and extension projects most sought after by all kinds of homeowners in all parts of the country, since the dreaded Covid came to visit in Spring 2020.

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More advice on giving yourself the best possible spacious ‘liveability’ feel and effect in your home.

Recently here on our website blog, we highlighted some key tactics on making rooms – in this case a bedroom   – achieve a more spacious effect through deft organisation and carefully considered and informed furnishing fitting and decor … all compliments of those intuitive experts at Real Homes.

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Home renovation projects are on the up and up … but what is most in demand?

News is that as Covid regulations seem to be easing, the demand for all types and styles of Home renovation projects remain very much on the rise right now – so reports the always informed, HomeOwners Alliance.

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What’s the outlook for home extensions as the stamp duty bonus ends?

We at Mint Builders have, of course, noted that the stamp duty deadline has ended, and  buyers who were able to rushed to meet the deadline and so, get the benefit of that bumper stamp- duty cash saving bonus.

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Battling for more space for less money…… in the bedroom…..

More often than not – particularly in these Covid times – more space at home is a key concern for many homeowners – that’s for sure.

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We are not ‘just an island’ it seems… when it comes to kitchen project planning ideas and originality……

We at Mint probably plan and develop as many kitchen extensions and renovations as any other extension or renovation activity. It’s fair to say, we think, that there’s a certain ‘island magic’ in the air for many – even most – when it comes to all and every kind of more extensive kitchen project.

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Planning application refused – keep calm..it can get sorted!

New research out recently reveals the trend to improve our homes with an extension or renovation is on the up.. up…up since the first lockdown. Some 41% of homeowners are now undertaking a wide range of varied home projects. Many such projects do, of course, involve getting appropriate planning permission, despite the recent easing of various planning requirements !

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