The ultimate guide to Modern House Extensions

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The ultimate guide to Modern House Extensions

Are you thinking of expanding your home? Join the numerous homeowners who have expanded their homes through house extensions to create a fresh and modern space that you can enjoy with your loved ones.

A great way to expand your home and make it feel brand new without actually moving is an extension. Expanding your space can truly transform your home for the better, giving you more space to do the things you love. Whether that’s relaxing, entertaining, or doing activities, the options are endless, and you have complete freedom to create a space that suits you, your style and your home. 

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What are modern house extensions?

Modern house extensions are designed to extend the rear of your home, allowing more space. They consist of more brickwork and solid structure than conservatories and orangeries for a more seamless addition to your home. Modern house extensions are extremely popular with homeowners as they improve the appearance, versatility and curb appeal of your home. In turn, this increases the value of your home, making it an incredible investment. 

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Different types of extensions

Depending on your home or preferences, you might have different requirements for your extension. At Dunraven, we offer a wide range of extension styles to choose from; you are guaranteed to find the right style for your home. 

Kitchen extensions are a popular decision with homeowners who are looking for more space in their homes; it opens up your kitchen and dining area for an open plan living space that is more inviting. Kitchen extensions allow you to have more room to enhance your culinary skills, bake, entertain guests and spend time with your family and friends. 

Modern extensions are a stylish and contemporary addition to your home, adding a modern touch to your home. Modern extensions are ideal for growing families due to the ability to create a larger space with an additional room in your home. Due to their versatility, you can utilise the space in any way you like. Made from innovative and high quality materials your extension is highly insulated for all year round thermal comfort, it will feel like it’s always been part of your home. 

If your home is dark and dull and lacks sunlight, glass extensions are a great way to brighten your home as they allow sunlight to spread across your home, creating a lighter and more inviting atmosphere. 

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Do I need planning permission?

You will be happy to know that you won’t need planning permission on any of our extensions that are smaller than 6 metres or 8 metres if your house is detached. Meaning there are fewer barriers to creating your dream home.

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Added features to your home extension

If you love an indoor outdoor living space house extensions can seamlessly connect your indoor space to your outdoor area. Incorporate bifolding doors to smoothly transition between your kitchen and patio space as well as allowing for incredible sunlight. This can be perfect when entertaining as not only does it expand your space to allow for an uncrowded space, but it also allows for effortless ventilation in the warmer months. Experience alfresco dining with your doors pushed all the way open. 

A popular choice is to add roof lanterns to your extension which is an eye catching feature that massively transforms the appearance of your home. It allows for added natural sunlight that is designed to create a happier and brighter space. 

Modern house extension prices

If you are interested in any of our extensions, then please get in touch, and we can discuss your project in more detail. We have many years of experience, so we can offer our expert advice and guidance to help you find the right home improvement solution. 

To get an estimated price based on your home specifications, use our online quoting engine to receive a free bespoke quote. 

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