External rendering is the process of applying building walls with a smooth external finish. The buildings are those built from concrete blocks. The render is a bonding agent or mortar composed of fine aggregate and cement.
An external render is great wall protection. It can last for a long time and is weather resist. It offers good bond strength to your wall. Materials like earth must be rendered all the time while materials like stone and brick don't need rendering but they can be rendered
House extensions are an excellent way to make the most of your property and to create a space that truly reflects your home. Whether you need additional rooms or simply want to open up the space you already have, we can help maximise your vision.
Extending your home in Upminster, not only allows you to expand your living space but it can also increase the value of your property. More and more people are recognising the benefits of house extensions.
Like with any renovation project, organising for a room to be plastered takes planning. The following basic steps will help…
New build companies essentially provide the service of building a new property. This can be as part of a scheme of multiple house building projects or as a one off customized project. New build can also mean refurbishment. This option is generally chosen as a way to reduce expenses but the results can be as impressive as any newly erected building would be.
Essex builders regularly undertake garage conversions in Harold Wood, and across Havering, as a cheaper and easier way to add space and value to your home, compared with other types of builds. You won’t need to resort to moving to get a house; so you’ll save on fees for stamp duty, solicitors etc. A garage conversion can also increase your home’s value.
What are you using your garage for? For most people it is usually a storage room for the stuff that we don’t ever, or barely use. If that is the case, then maybe it’s time to consider making better use of it and not only turn it into something more useful for the family, but it could also be a valuable asset.
Whilst the current coronavirus situation is causing the nation to self-isolate, many of us will have extra time on our hands to assess the jobs that need doing in the house. Getting things ticked off your list will not only give you mental satisfaction at finally getting around to doing those jobs, it is also a fantastic opportunity to upgrade your home and add real value. So what steps can you take before calling in the professionals?
Listed below are some basic tips which can help you lower the cost of your home renovation project.
If you are planning to renovate or build an extension, a builder is not the only expert that you will engage the services of prior to the build. Depending on what you are building or extending you may need the help of an architect to create the designs and a structural engineer to assess the structural condition of your home and calculate the types, weights and dimensions of the materials you need or want to use. Likewise, if you are self-building, a structural engineer will be vital.
Are you looking to create a bright, daylight-filled home? Daylight makes a room feel not just brighter, but also bigger and more welcoming. If you are renovating your home, building an extension or a loft conversion, we can give you some ideas of how to make the most of natural daylight.
If you own a property that shares a wall with a neighbour, this is called a Party Wall. Whether the party wall is a supporting wall, or not, any work you or your builder does to it could have an effect on the neighbouring property.
If you’re planning any building work in your property that could have structural implications on that wall, you will need to formally issue a notice to the owners of the other properties.
Homeowners looking for more space often opt for a loft conversion. By making some adjustments to the roof, they can create new rooms using the footprint of their home. This can be a great way to get additional bedrooms and a bathroom.