Different Types of Home Renovations
Home renovations can be exciting projects for a property owner to undertake – and with so many unique options available, most will be spoilt for choice when deciding on how best to improve their house. From apartments and maisonettes, through to bungalows and traditional homes; if you’re keen to add value whilst enhancing the functionality of your property, a remodel may well be the way to go.
Which types of home renovation options are out there?
Most projects will fall into one of a few categories; renovations, reconstructions, repairs and extensions.
In all but the case of repair, it’s expected that you’ll need planning permission, so it’s a good idea to employ the expertise of a reputable design and construction service. One that can assist with the planning permit phase will likely make your life much easier, as they will undoubtedly understand the processes involved with applying for permission and receiving approval.
What are renovations?
In the simplest sense, a remodel is any type of project whereby improvements are made to a property. These could be fairly minor and might simply require a small amount of input, such as adding a new fence, or resurfacing concrete. On the other side of the coin, they could be more extensive, such as fitting a brand-new roof, adding a new set of walls for an additional room, or when creating an extra living space inside or outside of the property.
What are reconstructions (vs home renovations)?
In cases where a structure may already be present, but when the home owners want to improve it by adding more space, knocking down a wall to open out into a new area, or changing the layout of a particular part of a property; a reconstruction may be the ideal option. These types of projects can be fairly simple to receive planning approval for – mainly due to the fact that they will often rely on the pre-existing structure.
What are repairs?
When damage has occurred as a result of subsidence, movement from tremors and earthquakes, impacts, or general wear and tear; a repair project may be necessary. If the structural integrity has been called into question, an evaluation may be required (but for regular repairs these processes won’t often be needed). Say for example that a wall has suffered with damp and the cause has been rectified, but the aesthetics have been affected; a general repair involving filling, re-plastering and painting may be the ideal option.
Each of these tasks are best left to the professionals and for good reason. Not only will the results likely be far more substantial when handled by the experts; if any issues arise before, during, or soon after the project, the contractor should be able to take care of the technicalities and cover the home owner if necessary.
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