‘Go to’ advice shows for you if you’re planning a home extension or refurb!

If you have plans in the near future for a new home extension, we at Mint of course are glad to help in any way we can. But, we also thought we would mention some excellent home renovation exhibitions up and coming soon – and some not so far away either!

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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 our Editor spotted from the excellent Homebuilding and Renovating organisation, www.homebuilding.co.uk a schedule of what of key issues that they called ‘things to know’ before extending your home.

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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!

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The flat roof home extension – save money and get a contemporary feel

             

Flat roof extensions are one of the most common forms of home extensions in the UK. This is because they are generally easier to build, and are thus cheaper, than pitched roofs. Another reason flat roofs are popular is that they can give a more contemporary feel.

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News on the ‘wow factor’ of your Summer kitchen extension

   

We at Mint carry out a good number of kitchen extensions and refurbishments. There is no doubt that with kitchens, more than anywhere else in a home, the quality and design of finish are THE most important to many.(photos – www.simplyextend.co.uk).

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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

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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 area are opting to extend instead of packing up and moving home.

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Good ideas for that new Summer home extension you’re pondering!

Good ideas for that new Summer home extension you’re pondering

You can’t beat a good home extension idea – and the team here at Mint research regularly – even tirelessly – in order to keep up with the trends and check out the great ideas going on all over the UK for when our clients decide they want this, that or the other for their up and coming Summer home extension.

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Sourcing original style and ideas for your home extension

        

Inspiration and a little original style and smart ideas can make so much difference to an extension, however modest it may be. At Mint we always strive to offer our clients bright ideas to make each and every home extension that little bit more special and appropriate in terms of its scale, finish and relationship to the main home building.

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Making sure your planned extension is neighbourly!

                

When you build an extension one important consideration must be the affect your plans might have on your neighbours. We at Mint are always on hand to guide and assist in respect of the neighbours and any extension you may be planning of course!

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