About House Extensions

Have you ever imagined extending your house? Sometimes, adding a little more space in your current home by building an extension can be a better solution to moving. Whether you feel settled, are perfectly located, or have simply had a brilliant idea, a employing extension builders is often an ideal, affordable and feasible option.

Extension Builders

Of course, when it comes to finding a company who can carry out the work to the highest standard, who can discuss your needs, requirements and ideas and come to a conclusion that suits; who you can trust to deliver a finished extension project that will bring you many years of happiness. You should never settle for anything less than the best when it comes to your home extension. At Greenfuture Solutions, we strive to be the best house extension builders and have geared our entire home extension service to tick every box for all our customers.

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The Greenfuture Solutions team possesses all the skills and expertise required to provide every aspect of first-class home renovations in Suffolk, Essex & Norfolk. We’ve completed countless renovations and home improvements projects in Suffolk. Our focus and determination are both solely centred around you, resulting in a completely bespoke and personal service. We believe true design is about to understand our client’s illuminating aspirations, requirements and patterns of habitation.

Home Improvement Specialists

We excel in our personalised service. We get to know you and what you want to achieve from your project. We work closely with you to make sure your project comes in on time and on budget. Contact us on 01728 666264 to discuss renovating or extending your domestic or business building in Suffolk, Essex or Norfolk.

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Greenfuture Solutions are expert extension builders helping you to extend your building, adding extra space to your home. Request a callback today for free advice from our professional and experienced extension builders, building your extension whether domestic or commercial.

Do I need planning permission and building regulations for a house extension?

An extension or addition to your house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to set limits and conditions. Most extensions of properties require approval under the Building Regulations.

 

The following elements normally have to satisfy the requirements of the Regulations when building an extension:

  • Doors and windows
  • Drainage
  • Electrics
  • External walls
  • Kitchens and Bathrooms
  • Internal walls
  • Roof

If in doubt you should always consult your local planning authority.

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If your property is a semi-detached or terraced house, you will need to advise adjoining neighbours of your plans under the Party Wall Act 1996.

How quickly can you start to build an extension on my property?

Our lead in times are currently 2 – 4 weeks assuming that you have plans, structural calculations and party wall notices in place (if required). Greenfuture Energy are extension builders that operate all over Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk, so depending on whether you’re in East Anglia, or any of the surrounding areas, we might be able to begin the build in as little as two weeks after your specification is submitted. Of course, you will need to have received planning permission from all the relevant places and considered potential blockers such as party walls before any work can begin.

What different types of extensions can I build on my property?

There are many different types of extensions that can be added to your property such as rear kitchen extensions, side return extensions and even double storey extensions. Extensions in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex are a great way to expand and totally transform your home space. Greenfuture Solutions have built extensions all over East Anglia and with no job too big or small, you can guarantee that we will do a professional job.

How much does a home extension cost?

The price of a Suffolk home extension varies massively depending on what your specification is and what exactly you want doing with your extension. Some people require a small bedroom and ensuite, other households need a brand-new kitchen or living space and some even require double storey extensions. The style of your extension will also affect the cost, depending on the type of windows and doors you would like fitted. Having fitted many extensions in all the different areas of Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.

How do I decide if I should sell my house or extend it?

If you love the area you live in, then extending your home may be the right decision. With careful though to the design, you can create the house that you want and put those moving costs and stamp duty funds towards the renovation.

How do I decide if I should extend upwards or outwards?

Extending up will save your valuable outdoor area and unlock any potential district or water views, whilst providing clearly defined living and sleeping zones within your home.

Extending out, if you have ample outdoor space, is often easier. There is less chance of infringing on your neighbour’s light and privacy, and you do not have the expense and space requirements of a stairway to the second-storey.

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