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5 Things to Consider Planning A Building Project

Planning a house extension, loft conversion or building project can be both exciting and overwhelming. Here are five important things to consider when embarking on such a project:

  1. Budget: One of the most important things to consider when planning your building project is your budget. You need to determine how much you are willing to spend and stick to it. Include all costs such as materials, labour, professional fees (architect, structural engineer, council fees) and any unexpected expenses that may arise.
  1. Building Regulations: Building regulations are rules and standards that must be followed when building or renovating a property. It is important to be aware of the building regulations in your area and ensure that your project complies with them. Failure to comply with building regulations can result in costly fines and even legal action.
  1. Design: The design of your home extension or loft conversion is crucial. It should be in keeping with the style of your existing property while also meeting your needs and preferences. Consider factors such as the layout, lighting, and storage.
  1. Builders: Choosing the right builder for your project is essential to its success. Look for a reputable and experienced contractor who has a proven track record of delivering high-quality work. Make sure to check out their reviews, get references and ask to see examples of their previous work.
  1. Timeline: Finally, it is important to have a realistic timeline for your project. Consider factors such as weather conditions, availability of materials, and the builder’s schedule. Allow for some flexibility in your timeline to account for any unexpected delays that may arise.

By considering these five factors, you can ensure that your house extension, loft conversion or building project runs smoothly, stays on budget, and meets your expectations.

Here at Created Space Builders we are a reliable and trustworthy team of skilled professionals and we would be delighted to work with you on your project.

Please contact us to discuss your project on 01342 895783 or email [email protected]

Thank you for considering our building company.

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