When considering building work, extensions come in all shapes, sizes and specifications, so until scheme plans are drawn up, builders will be unable to give reasonably accurate estimates.
Once the scheme is on paper, it is easy to tailor the design to suit the budget for the project, altering the size and/or specification.
It is also worth noting that a builder is much more willing to discuss a project with a potential client if they have gone to the effort of acquiring plans, as this shows the builder that you are seriously considering the proposition.
Another point to consider with extension costs is the comparison with moving home to larger property. If these are your options, it may seem a more cost effective and efficient solution to stay in your existing property and extend.
The typical questions we get asked for all types of home extensions with key information.
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There are limitations to these rights, especially if you have already made considerable alterations to your home.