For any massive architectural changes, it is important to know whether or not if you need planning permission. You can find more information at Gov.uk regarding planning permissions and occasions when it is needed.
Our list of architectural changes can transform your home into a boring, old property, into one that is modern, unique and stylish. See: Benefits of hiring an architect.
Reconfigure your property
Reconfiguring your staircase doesn’t have to be a major or expensive project, however simple pieces of joinery can me moved, adapted or replaced quite easily. The staircase in your property is key to movement within the house, but in a place where the layout is slightly awkward, it can reduce the homely feel. Use James Grace for inspirational staircase ideas. Find out more.
You can transform them into spiral, squared, double-backed, lateral and much more. Contact us today to see what you can do.
- Something that is not often thought about is windows in your property. They act as the eyes of the house and can be stunning if chosen the correct style.
- One thing that we recommend is purchasing rooflights to install into your home – it can act as a feature point to your property, as well as being energy efficient and safe. Bring the outside in your home with opening or access hatch rooflights. Click here.
- Both of these have free upgrades with laminated glass when buying from EOS Rooflights and are impact tested to give extra safety if ever broken.
A kitchen makeover
A kitchen can act as the most sociable room in the house – it’s where people come to eat, drink and chat with their family. This explains why it is so important to ensure your kitchen is up to high standards in terms of quality, efficiency and even style.
A new idea that has been floating around architects minds is an under-counter microwave. Most microwaves are at face levels, which mean you are bringing hot foods close to your precious features. A microwave drawer can be used as a safe alternative to move foods around – an idea from the future.
Other upgrades in the kitchen include new worktops, appliances, sinks and feature locations including an island. More information.