Right now that homeowners have got the message that relocating house is practically out of the question, what transpires if you really do need some more living space?
What Are My House Extension Options? Most of us tend to run out of space irrespective of what size of home we have. The desire to save and hold bits and pieces is huge and within a few years we really do run out of space.
The simplest way to build more space is not to have a home extension but to have a massive clear out. It’s fairly inexpensive task and could possibly net you some cash to buy even more bits and pieces that you could dispose of in a few years from now.
Truly though, if you are hard pressed for space and potentially cash, look at it as a 1st option. In any case if you had any kind of meaningful home extension you would need to reappraise the whole house and its contents as quite a bit of shift occurs after a home extension.
Lets face it, if you add on a kitchen extension you don’t end up with two kitchens. It is far more likely that eating areas are increased which in turn frees up some living space.
Why Do I Need a House Extension? Just living in a cluttered home is enough for most of us to want to move house or create a bigger home but before we start getting quotes it might be a good idea to have a good look at our existing space and to try and work out our actual needs.
The dads will always want a study room or extra TV room whilst the mums will be after a larger kitchen, utility room or just store room. As for the kids the most popular option will be a games room, their own TV room or a den for themselves to hang out with friends.
It may be that a change in family circumstance has occurred and you now work from home, have a new baby on the way or you your Mum or Dad is coming to live with you so there are many different reasons for a home extension. The main thing is to ignore popular trends and if you must extend your home do a home extension that actually meets your needs.
House Extension Options Probably the most common form of extension is a kitchen extension. This work compiled with a bit of good design and some open planning will usually create a more modern living space that is great for all the family in that you will undoubtedly end up with more living space.
Loft Conversions Converting the loft is another very popular home extension. Here you generally end up with another bedroom and en-suite bathroom as the most common form of conversion. This form of home extension is ideal for a growing family and teens rather than older people who may find the staircase a bit of an obstacle in the long term.
Basement Conversion Costs A basement conversion is one of the least popular options for a home extension mainly because of the costs which runs at about three times more than a loft conversion or home extension.