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A Quick Guide to Financing a Home Renovation or House Extension

There’s no doubt that a renovating a home or building a new house extension not only provides you with more room it can boost the sale value of your property. The big challenge for many homeowners, however, is finding the finances to do it in the first place. If you don’t have the money already …

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What is an Orangery?

At Total Extensions in Chislehurst we are frequently asked what an orangery is and asked why we recommend adding an orangery to your home rather than adding a conservatory Essentially an orangery is a kind of home extension that combines the main benefits of a conventional home extension and those of a conservatory, while avoiding …

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House Extensions are a Great Way to Add New Space to your Home

Although any kind of extension provides a versatile space that can be used in many different ways, certain kinds of extensions lend themselves to different uses. Below we look at the most usual types of extensions, their benefits and some of the uses that you can put them to. The extensions include side extensions, rear …

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Why Do We Renovate?

When I began this post on reasons for renovating, I had in mind an in-depth piece on the human psyche. I mean, why is it that we as a species find it so enjoyable, impressive and pleasing to make big changes to the place in which we abode? But really, in today’s day and age, …

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Websites that Show You How to Make Things for Your Home

Building your own home, adding extensions to your existing property, undergoing exciting renovations inside – these are the sort of projects a lot of us think of when we first discuss home improvement or DIY. But for big fans in either of these fields, making smaller items or adjustments in your home can be just …

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