When everyone’s in the house at the same time for a prolonged period, you need as much space as possible, but that space might not be there.
Once this all settles down, you could, of course, move to a bigger property to solve the problem, but relocating is tiring and expensive, with extending being so much easier and far less stressful.
ERG specialises in designing and installation several types of home extension, including kitchen extensions and garage conversions.
However, we’d never start any extension project until we were certain if building regulations approval was needed or not.
From experience, you will often require a building warrant from your local authority building standards verifier and planning permission.
When we sit down to design an extension for a customer, we develop a concept that won’t disrupt home and garden accessibility and will receive plenty of natural light to increase the chances of building regulations approval being granted.
In accordance with the requirements of LABSS (Local Authority Building Standards Scotland), our extensions also always incorporate the following necessities:
If you’d like to extend with a conservatory that’s smaller than 30㎡ or constructed from non-combustible material, or separate from nearby buildings or land and not for the purpose of sleeping accommodation, building regulations approval may not be necessary.
There is a homeowners section on the LABSS website that offers you lots of information on extending. ERG also remains available to provide the advice you need.
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