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How to maximise natural light within your home extension

Natural light is fundamental to our wellbeing, but so often our homes severely lacking in it, creating dark gloomy spaces that do nothing for our state of mind. However, when you come to remodel or redesign your home, you are given the perfect opportunity to look at ways to bring more light in. Here we run through some of the obvious, and less obvious ways to create a light-filled home, and tell you how to do it. Glass The use…

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Rachel Khoo’s North London Home Renovation

Back in Summer 2017, the star of BBC’s Little Parisian Kitchen and Editor-in-Chief of Khoollect Magazine; Rachel Khoo, asked our experts here at Simply Extend to help her renovate and extend her ground floor apartment. The premise of the renovation was simple; to transform the 52sqm Victorian terrace into a multi-purpose family home, that has both comfort at style at its core, whilst still being adaptable enough to double up as an office space and creative studio. Living Area Extension…

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5 ways to create the perfect party kitchen

More and more London residents are considering adding an extension to their home. It can be a fantastic investment for any property and help to increase its overall value, especially at a time when house prices in the capital are expected to fluctuate thanks to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and other economic factors. Extending your property isn’t just a sound financial investment. It can also go a long way to improving your overall living conditions and giving your social life…

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8 Reasons to choose a design and build specialist

With hundreds of design and build projects under our belt, here at Simply Extend we are the right people to ask why you should choose a design and build company to manage your project from concept to completion. Read on for  our top reasons as to why this system has enabled us to deliver so many successful projects over the years.  You work with one company With both design and construction in the hands of one firm, there is a…

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What glass to use in a new extension?

When it comes to extensions, many of our clients want light-filled open plan rooms, which connect to their outside space. It is also important to ensure that light still gets into the interior of the house. This is easy to achieve with well-placed skylights, bi-folding doors and floor to ceiling windows. But what is the best glass to achieve light and airy spaces and how do you stop your new extension turning into a green house? Glass for Skylights and…

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Top Tips for Planning an Extension

Moving in London has become a less attractive prospect as the years have gone by; a perfect mix of rising property prices, expensive moving fees and high stamp duty has led to a trend of improving not moving. If you need more space in your house then an extension might be just what you need. Here are our top tips for planning an extension in London. Type of extension One of the first things you need to think about is…

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Flat Roof Extension

Flat roof extensions are one of the most common forms of home extensions in the UK. This is because they are generally easier to build, and are thus cheaper, than pitched roofs. Another reason flat roofs are popular is that they can give a more contemporary feel. However, there are disadvantages, such as a high level of maintenance and it does limit the height of your new extension’s ceiling. Flat roofs are ideal for small structures as they save space…

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London unique furniture

Where to go in London for unique furniture finds?

When embarking on a new extension, loft conversion, basement build or all three, you want to be able to fill your house with unique furnishings. London is full of independent shops, where you can find inexpensive treasures as well as budget-busting statement pieces. Below, we’ve listed our favourite places to find unique furniture in London. Aladdin’s Cave, St Johns, South East London Aladdin’s Cave is a warren of a shop, located on Loampit Hill in the South East London area…

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5 ways to save money on a new kitchen

Undertaking a kitchen extension is never an inexpensive prospect; while you may have spent months planning, and maybe even years dreaming of the perfect kitchen – sometimes it is necessary to tighten the budget; however, that does not mean you have to compromise too much on the dream. We take a look at the best things to save money on, and where to splash the cash, when planning your new kitchen. Planning A kitchen is an investment, so do not…

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2017 London house extension inspiration

The trend for ‘improve not move’ looks set to carry on into 2017. With the cost of moving and house prices continuing to rise, it makes sense for London families to expand their current properties rather than move to a new one. If you’re thinking of getting an extension on your house take a look at our videos for some extension inspiration. Highbury, North London – Rear Kitchen Extension This Victorian home in Highbury, North London, underwent an extensive renovation;…

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