Edinburgh Extension Building Co
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Welcome to Edinburgh Extension Building Co
Welcome to Edinburgh Extension Building Co— specialising in the A-Z of building. We can help you with your upcoming house, kitchen and side return extension projects.
Our team of builders and architects design, manages, and builds a wide variety of extension projects that will enhance your living space, and these are all achieved by our team of , engineers, design specialists, project managers, and a lot more.
If you want a more spacious kitchen, an additional bedroom, or just a renovation to bring in more space for your family, then we are the right company to turn to. So, regardless if it is for a single-storey home extension or a wrap-around kitchen extension, you can count on us to really make the best use of your space.
Benefits of Adding an Extension
If you are planning on a house extension, but you have yet to see the full picture of getting one done, then these listed benefits might help you make that big leap:
If you put your money in a home extension project, what you will get are more cost-effective and practical results. These include the increase in your home’s value, and having that extra bedroom space that you have always wanted. What’s also great is that a home extension project might honour you eligibility for tax relief, provided if it is a listed building:
- If it is the conversion of the building that increases or decreases the units, the rate is lessened by 5%.
- For a building which hasn’t been used for two years or more, then you will receive a reduced rate of 5%.
Planning a House Extension
There exist a lot of intricacies and complexities when it comes to planning a house extension. This is so, because such can be a big decision, and a lot to spend on. With that said, it is crucial to choose with a company that can make sure that all your expectations are attained. When it comes to that, Edinburgh Extension Building Co has years of experience. Keep in mind that taking in the pros and cons are always a good idea.
The Extension Process
In our company, we make sure to follow a systematic approach in tackling all types of extensions projects. On that note, doing this has helped us maintain a good name in the UK when it comes to designing, planning, procuring permits, and building extensions.
The first step that we take is to schedule a free site visit at your home to determine your ideas, design concepts and budget for your project. In this phase, we will address all essential queries that you may have in mind before we officially begin on your project.
In our company, we understand that our clients need ample time to plan on what really works best for them. This is particularly true in the early stages of a project, which includes the designing and planning. We do this so that every detail is being considered, and the advantages are being considered properly. Our ultimate goal is to get your property look amazing and made to last a lifetime. To say the least, you will be investing in something that will surely give you a return.
The comprehensive study that we conduct ultimately reveals to you how much space there is for you to maximise, how well it can be laid out with your current home look. This study also includes:
- Architectural Drawings – this is done for you visualise your project more clearly.
- Detailed Material Costing – this enables you to assess if the material costs is well within your current budget.
- Building Planning – this shows how long it will take for your renovation, remodelling, conversion and extension project to be completed and fully functional.
- A Complete Rundown – this will show how everything will be managed until it is done.
Securing Safety in All Phases
We always put so much importance on the health and safety of every property that we work on. This is mainly because it involves all of our staff members, and everyone else in the area, such as you, your neighbours in and others in the vicinity. Because of the nature of our work, we always run the risk of injuring someone or causing the death of someone.
It is nothing but a fact to say that extension projects are dangerous and quite challenging. As such, accidents are just lurking in the corner, waiting for something to happen. These incidents are usually attributable to lack of adherence to safety regulations. For this reason, our team is properly trained in following all health and safety procedures required.
Providing Insurance and Guarantees
Our company has public liability insurance, and this will cover your house and our builders. This is basically a 15 year warranty on all of our structural projects.
Bespoke Home and Kitchen Extensions
Our company, Edinburgh Extension Building Co, has never fallen short of being the best in this industry. This is all thanks to our builders and specialists who have relentlessly put so much effort in creating world-class spaces, with an immense attention to every detail.
No matter how unique your needs are or how complex you think your extension project is, there is nothing that our company can’t do. Our claims can be attested to by our past clients. Don’t wait for tomorrow when you can start your dream home extension now. Call us!
Here are the frequently asked questions from our clients, and the answers will help you make a suitable choice.
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How much does a house extension cost in the UK?
Outside London, the average cost of a house extension project in the UK ranges from £1,200 to £1,500 per metre square. An additional 50% of the cost of a single-storey extension is required if you want to build a two-storey extension while you need to add around £5,000 to £10,000 if you need to add a kitchen or a bathroom.
However, these cost estimates may or may not yet include the fixtures, furniture, furnishings, decors, and windows you choose. Make it clear with your contractor so you won’t get surprised when you get your final bill.
Do I need an architect to extend my house?
For house extensions, you may or may not hire an architect to get the project done. There is no specific law that tells you to have one. However, it may be very useful and helpful if you have an architect working with you with your house improvement project. Architects will save you from potential violations of local building codes which could cost you a lot.
Moreover, architects will help you come up with a house extension design that utilises the available space efficiently. The general rule is – when your project involves a structure that extends outside your main property and therefore affects its exterior aesthetics and function, hiring an architect is smart idea.
Also, it is highly recommended to hire an architect if your project involves – basement conversion, garage conversion, loft conversion, two-storey extension, wraparound, side extension, and rear extension.
What size extension can you build in UK without planning permission?
If your house is detached, you can build an extension of up to 8 metres without a planning permission. If not detached, you can only have it up to 6 metres only. Additionally, the materials you are using must be the same as the existing structure. There must be no raised platforms, balconies, or verandas. Also, it must not be taller than the existing house and must not use up more than half of the outdoor space.
Does a home extension add value to my property?
In a lot of cases, the answer to this is in the positive. As dictated by record, a decent and good quality extension can up your property’s value by 23%. For an additional bathroom, such could increase it by 6%, an extended double bedroom by up to 12%, and a house extension by up to 23%.
How much does it cost to convert a garage into a room in the UK?
Converting a garage into a room in the UK typically costs around £5,000 to £7,000. The cost could go lower or even higher depending on the size of the garage, the materials, and the contractor you choose.
How much does it cost to do a loft conversion in the UK?
In the UK, loft conversion projects may cost you around £1,200 to £2,000 per square metre. However, this estimate most likely excludes finishes. Other factors that could increase or decrease the cost include your specific location, the type of finishing you prefer, how accessible the area is, and the size of the roof alterations required.