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PLANNING A HOUSE EXTENSION IN SCOTLAND

Are you planning a house extension in Scotland? PolBuilt, as an experienced building company, can help you realise your dream house!

Why House Extension?

House extension is a popular way of adding additional space to your house. Whether you'd like to have a larger kitchen, add some space to your living room or increase the number of actual rooms, there is no need to look for a new house. You don't need to move further away from your family, friends, school or work. House extension also far more affordable way to make your home a better place to live in.

How to start a House Extension?

Many of us dream of having a bigger, brighter, nicer space. How does one go about that goal?

Trust professional builders. You can contact us not only for actual assistance but also earlier, when in the planning stage. We can recommend an architect and/or a structural engineer suitable for your project. He will help you to understand the structure of your house and to put your ideas onto paper.

You do not need to know everything about building yourself. The role of architects and engineers is to take care of every aspect of creating an extension for you. This includes design, materials, finishes and more!

What do you need before starting a House Extension?

Once you are happy with the design, it is time to apply for the building warrant. An architect will contact your local Council office. Building Regulations set standards for the design and construction of buildings to ensure they are structurally sound and durable.

After that’s taken care of, you need to look for builders. We work mostly on recommendations, and we advise you also look for these. The most important aspect of cooperation with builders is mutual trust.

Once you’ve narrowed down the trustworthy building companies in your area, think about the scope of work. Depending on it, you may need to help of joiners, tillers, bathroom fitters, plasterers or painters and decorators. Make sure that the company you contact offers all of these trades, or else you will need to contact separate, smaller companies, which will cost you both time and money.

Need some further assistance?

We work closely with electricians, gas engineers, architects and various trades. If you have any questions, you consider the extension, but you don't know if you can afford it, feel free to contact us. We will arrange a quote for you. And once you meet with us, we will have a look at the site and answer all your questions.

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