The process of remodeling is known as making some changes or carrying out alterations in the present structure as per the requirement of the current situation. The method of home extension in the home can be utilised to add an additional bathroom, a new larger kitchen, a bedroom and other areas of home. Home extension can be single storey, rear extension, side extension or double storey house extension.
Architectural Drawings & Planning Permission
You may need planning permission for your home extension in which case you will certainly require a professional design drawing of your new home extension. The process involves taking photographs and measurements of your property. A full set of drawings including existing floor plans ad proposal floor plans) to be submitted to the local authority are required. Plans should be submitted to the local planning authority and you may need to make alterations to drawings (if required) or draw supplementary plans and elevations upon request to gain council approval.
You may require building regulation drawings for your home development as Building Regulation approval or Building Notice will be required before building works begins.
Why a home extension?
Home extensions are a viable and often a favourable and better alternative to a conservatory. Snughomekits are:
- superior insulation properties and help save on energy bills
- faster to build than traditional methods, taking 2-3 days less to complete
- SIP panels are stronger and more compact than a traditional wall, leaving you with more floor space and footage
- Affordable and more competitively priced as we manufacture the SIP panels at our own factory. With a reduced build time, this also reduces the labour costs.
Material for extension
The foundations for your extension are very important – they need to be dug out according to your plan and surveyed before hand. The foundation work involves; 1) Digging out the trench to a level agreed with the building inspector on site 2) Concrete is laid to a depth of at least 150mm. 3) Blocks are laid up to finished floor level. There are different types of foundation; Simple foundations, engineered and pile and raft foundations.