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Old house, new home: how restructuring your home can rejuvenate your period property

From Georgian townhouses, to Victorian terraces and Edwardian semis, London is full of period houses. However, while they were perfect for their time, families have changed and how we use our homes is also different. Channel 4’s George Clarke shows us all what can be done with a bit of imagination and vision, in his show Old House New Home. The programme follows home owners who completely overhaul their period properties to make them work for today’s lifestyles. At Simply…

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North London House Tours

Who doesn’t love to have a peep inside other people’s houses! If you’re thinking of getting an extension but need some help to visualise what it could look like, we have found two very different north London extensions that shows just what can be done with a little extra square footage. Highbury – Kitchen extension This typical Highbury property underwent a big renovation that included a side return extension as well as a dormer loft conversion. By utilising what is…

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Extension ideas: Take inspiration from our top house extensions

An extension especially in London can be a great way to create more space and open-up your property. It can transform a house into an efficient and functional home that works for all the family. There are a number of ways to extend your home; you can opt for a rear kitchen extension, side return extension, wrap-around extension or a double story extension. The type of extension you may need will depend on the type of property you have, budget…

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Space maximising renovations that can transform your home

Homes are getting ever smaller, despite the fact we need them to do more. For many, especially those who freelance, run their own business or have the flexibility to work from home; their property needs to be a multifunctional space that can accommodate day-to-day family life as well as work. With the current state of the London property market, moving to a bigger home is not always an option – but a renovation and extension might be. In 2017, we…

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Glass Extensions & Glass Kitchen Extensions

As people want to extend and maximise the light in their home, glass extensions are becoming more and more popular with Londoners. They are a striking, beautiful and contemporary way to create more space, while seamlessly linking the outdoors to the indoors. The addition of bi folding doors can really open up your home to the garden and create a wonderful space for entertaining – just imagine summer BBQs where your guests can easily move between the garden and glass…

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Top Tips for Planning an Extension

Moving in London has become a less attractive prospect as the years have gone by; a perfect mix of rising property prices, expensive moving fees and high stamp duty has led to a trend of improving not moving. If you need more space in your house then an extension might be just what you need. Here are our top tips for planning an extension in London. Type of extension One of the first things you need to think about is…

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Flat Roof Extension

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 the flat roof extension cost is cheaper than pitched roofs. Another reason a modern flat roof extension is popular is that they can give a more contemporary feel. However, there are some disadvantages to a flat roof extension, such as a high level of maintenance and it does limit the height of your new…

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2017 London house extension inspiration

The trend for ‘improve not move’ looks set to carry on into 2017. With the cost of moving and house prices continuing to rise, it makes sense for London families to expand their current properties rather than move to a new one. If you’re thinking of getting an extension on your house take a look at our videos for some extension inspiration. Highbury, North London – Rear Kitchen Extension This Victorian home in Highbury, North London, underwent an extensive renovation;…

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Timber Clad Extension | Wooden & Cedar Cladding Extension

With the popularity of programs such as Grand Designs and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, timber cladding is now firmly back in fashion. Why timber clad your extension? Timber cladding can be a design statement, an insulation protector and a sustainable building material – especially if locally sourced wood is used. If you are building a timber framed extension, timber cladding can be a cheap and lightweight build compared to masonry. Hugo Tugman, founder of Architect Your Home and Interior Your…

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How to create indoor outdoor space with an extension

‘Indoor outdoor spaces’ is the buzz word of the moment in interior and garden design. However, this is not just a fad, it’s a great way to gain more space and light into your home. The UK has been slow to embrace designing their homes to incorporate indoor/outdoor spaces. Some postmodern houses built in the 60s-70s did incorporate the idea and it has been popular among self-builders, but it has never really taken off in the main stream. In the…

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