To build an extension – but where do I start?

What is the project?

To build a ‘designer’ extension to your home, but where do I start?

What to consider before I go ahead

It can be difficult to know where to start when wanting to undertake a reasonably substantial or attractive ‘designer’ building project. We are all DIY ‘experts’ after all the television makeover programmes but do they tell you how to do it properly or do they simply emphasise the mistakes to create an interesting story line?

This article sets out the recommendations of the property professionals to avoid the builders from hell mistakes sensationalised by TV.

The key starting point is to seek professional ‘design’ advice from an Architect. A builder, whilst essential later, is not the recommended starting point for most building projects.

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